1931 “Hit or Miss” Block, the Original Granny Square

A 1931 image of the Hit-or-Miss block, perhaps the original granny square! -- My Workbasket

I have been, or can be if you click on a link and make a purchase, compensated via a cash payment, gift, or something else of value for writing this post. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

I’m having a snow day here and what a lovely snow day it is! Just enough snow to be pretty but worth canceling appointments, and the mailman brought a recent eBay score, 10 Needlecraft magazines from theĀ  1930s. So I’m sipping coffee (will switch to hot tea after this cup) and flipping through my newest magazines.

The January 1931 issue has this picture and directions that blew my mind! The “Hit-or-Miss” block, perhaps the original Granny square! The directions are the same and everything. Maybe “Granny” knew this original version. Have you ever heard it called a Hit or Miss?!?!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *