The dishrag is made using some sort of c2c – this technique is haunting my nightmares. Everything always comes back to c2c.
The pot holder uses back- and front post double crochet for a nice sturdy thickness. Both patterns from Hobbii.
Finally I’ve found a use for my weird speckled 8/4 cotton yarns. The colors are warmer IRL, I don’t know what the camera is up to.