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Crossroads Origami Tessellation

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Crossroads Origami Tessellation

The ways that variations can be made are kinda endless.

You can change the spacing, switch a twist to the other side, change a position from closed to open or vice versa.

Or, in some cases, you can stick more twists in between the twists in your tessellation!

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Woven Strips Origami Tessellation

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Woven Strips Origami Tessellation

When we start folding tessellations we're presented with a couple grid options - all of which are aligned with the edge of the paper in some way.

This fact is invisible in the way we talk about grids too.

We don't say "square grid aligned with the edges of the paper" - it's just "a square grid".

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Hybrid Lattice Origami Tessellation

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Hybrid Lattice Origami Tessellation
We don't usually think of tessellations as being changeable after they're folded, but this one is!

The hybrid square twists that it's made of can be folded in one of two ways, making this twist a binary pixel.

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Rotated Grids Challenge Winner

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Rotated Grids Challenge Winner
The challenge winner is Dirk Eisner!

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Rotated Grids: A Practical Guide

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Rotated Grids: A Practical Guide

So, you've seen the math behind rotated grids but you're still confused about how to *actually* use them for your patterns. You aren't alone and you're in the right place.

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