Free Crochet Pattern: Crazy Cloth Potholder by Kimberly at The City of Crochet When first starting this pattern,you may have to "concentrate", but there are plenty of pictures to guide you. By the way a size B crochet hook is the same size as a steel hook
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.