In geometry, a double helix is a pair of parallel helices intertwined about a common axis. The term "double helix" is commonly encountered in molecular biology, where it refers to the structure of DNA. The DNA double helix is a right-handed spiral polymer of nucleic acids, held together by nucleotides which base pair together.Um. Okay, yeah. I relate much better to this:
It's a free pattern on Ravelry called Baby's First DNA model, and it's a great toy to knit for that next baby gift you find yourself needing. Sure, you can make a hat, a blanket, even a baby sweater. But this is WAY cooler. Emily knit this with Spud & Chloe Sweater. It's soft and the colors are great. Lucky baby!