My grandmother had quite a collection of fancy hand towels hanging in her bathroom. She taught me how to make these Swedish Weaving towels when I was little - some of my very first needle work projects.
When D was in elementary school I taught him how to make them. He made a few for teachers and other special people. My grandmother was so thrilled that he had learned how to do this that on one visit to her house she gave him this:
I love how she stitched just enough to show the pattern and that the patterns just run into each other.