10 stitch Blanket - it spirals till you run out of yarn. And you only need a pair of little double-pointed needles to do a whole blanket. None of the tedious pick-up-stitches across a whole long seam, as you have to with most "log cabin" patterns.
Lyons Lyons Lunt--This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the double crochet 5 together bobble. This technique uses a series of double crochets into one stitch to create a very fun bobble.