Mouse potholders – there are also dog potholders with construction templates.
Turn Your Ugly Christmas Sweaters into Warm Winter Mittens
Make your own sweater mittens from wool sweaters! My advice from personal experience...don't use the small pattern. My hands are very small, and it was too small for me. Just my two cents. Link to website: http://lifehacker.com/5714457/turn-your-ugly-christmas-sweaters-into-warm-winter-mittens