I made these two sets of pot holders and gave them as gifts. I keep some around at home to use as hostess gifts, too.
You've probably made these many times yourself, but if you'd like the pattern one more time, mine is below. ;)
Super Simple Pot Holders - Crochet
2 Lily Sugar and Cream 2 oz. balls
I crochet hook (or hook needed to produce a tight fabric)
Potholders: make 2
Row 1: ch 31, sc in second ch from hook and in ea ch across.
Rows 2 - 32: Ch 1, turn, sc in ea st (30 sc)
do not break off,
ch 1, turn, work 3 sc in corner, sc around piece working 1 sc in ea st and end of each row and 3 sc in each corner, join with ss.
ch 4, skip 1 st, pull up a loop in each of the next 2 st, yo, pull through both loops, turn. Now working in space created by ch 4, work 6 sc., ss in sc before ch 4. break off. weave in ends.