As a child, I loved building with blocks, and time has not really changed me in that regard.
So it isn’t much surprise to anyone who knows me that one of the recurring motifs in my work is an element that I call the Bauhaus block.
Portable, easy to make, and readily adapted to different sizes, the motif is the foundation of many of my designs:
There is the pixelghan:
the as yet unfinished flight of fancy bag:
the bag I made for my mother when another one I made her was deemed “too good to use”:
last year’s North Carolina State Fair honorable mention afghan:
and the ever popular yoga blanket:
and because people have asked me how I make these squares, today I made this video which details how to make the eight stitch by eight row square that is the crochet building block of both the messenger bag and the yoga blanket: