Free Pattern - Crochet Snowflake Hotpad Potholder dishcloth (there is a link on site to Ravelry and a link there to another site for pattern). Great idea for little gifts for next Christmas. Even for teachers, maybe.
Genius slipper design where you knit a short "scarf", fold and sew onto your bottom. Garter stitch extra chunky yarn about wide, and however many rows you need, then sew into the 2 layers of the felt bottom.