It has been a while since we did any string blocks. They are such a good way to use up scraps though. There are lots of ways to make strings. I enjoy sewing them on paper, and that would definitely work here, but I was trying to use up some charm squares again and so I cut them into widths from randomly ranging from 1.75 to 1 inches. I had another charm square in grey and I cut it half from corner to corner along the diagonal. If you don't happen to have charm squares, collect together some strings that are at least 5 inches long and cut a background square of fabric that is about 5 inches. Everything is a bit big for squaring up, so don't stress to much about the exact measurements.