I'm pleased to say that I finished the first pot holder for the charity vendor fair that Larissa is participating in this coming weekend. It's a very simple pattern that knits up quickly. I highly recommend using double strands of 100% cotton which is what I did.
Cotton Ease in Violet
Large Basket Weave Stitch
If you're looking for a simple but pretty potholder pattern for your holiday gift list, try this one. I knit this up in one afternoon.