materials: yarn, crochet hooks, digital pattern generator
Freshly humbled by two years of failing to complete the 100 Day Project, I decided to celebrate my 5th year of doing the project by collecting everything I had learned and trying to design the "perfect" project — one that could truly be completed in 100 days regardless of illness, travel, or various distractions.
I picked a technique that was new to me and ripe for personal improvement: crochet. (Specifically, a particular type called Corner-To-Corner (C2C) that only uses two types of stitches to build diagonal rows of squares.) My partner Josh and I built a program I could use every day to randomly generate a 5x5 pattern of pixels using white (weighted 15x), black, and 1 of 5 set colors:
Play with it, peek under the hood, or remix your own version here: 2500squares.glitch.me