This is designed by Joel Cooper, and the diagrams and crease pattern appear in Gjerde’s Book “Origami Tessellations" though he also posted the crease pattern in his website.
When I made the Roman Church Floor Tilling (d. b. Christiane Bettens) it’s longest length was only 14.2 cm across (I always start with an 8.5” X 8.5” construction paper or a hexagon cut from the said dimensions), so you could really see the great decrease in size of the paper.
I thought it was the smallest I made, until I made the Basket Weave thingy.
From a hexagon cut from an 8.5” X 8.5” construction paper, I got a (longest length) 12.1 cm tessellation. It’s really cute though.
You can easily see why it is called “Basket Weave.” I come from the
Philippines and baskets woven from rattan are very common here. It’s one
of the products my country is well-known for.
It also looks great with back-lighting.
In the book, It is considered as one of the easy projects.
BUT there is a flaw in the directions on how to make the
tessellation. The photographed instructions only involve ONE open-back
hexagon twist. But, of course, let us not rely in the instructions and
try to discover the possibilities ourselves.
Okay, somehow I got a very serious tone there…..I LOVE PIE.