This stitch took me a few tries to get, but once I got the rhythm of it down, it went fast.
Opened the blinds and found this little guy. I lived here a year before I knew there were praying mantis around. They were light green in the summer, but now the ones I see are tan. Cool.
A better picture. I put him outside, though he didn’t seem real happy about it. It’s cold out there!
This granny square from the book “99 Granny Squares to Crochet” has the original name of 1.