I had this square by Margaret MacInnis in my queue on Ravelry already, and then it was announced as the 12" square for the 2011 Crochet-Along Block-A-Month. I figured I should go ahead and do it. (=
The bullions were time consuming, but they weren't nearly as treacherous as they could have been thanks to someone's suggestion of using a piece of drinking straw slipped over my hook to work them. Brilliant!
Pattern link on Ravelry.
Herrschner's Worsted 8: Sunshine
Red Heart Super Saver: E300-311 White
Red Heart Super Saver: E300-390 Hot Red
Hook used: I
Edited 2011-12-10 at 6:19 pm to add better photos.