Back in the day homemade pot holders were the definition of DIY and everyone was on the bandwagon. I’m not certain, but I think these looms have become popular again and are on the market. Either way, I have a modern way to keep your hot dishes off of your counter.
You can made a rustic trivet out of wooden beads, liquid dye, and leather cord. This would make an amazing gift for someone who loves baking. You could also give it as a housewarming gift.
See the tutorial here:
Get your leather cord here.