This square Maple Leaf Hot Pad would make a great gift. Make more than one and give them as a set. It can be used as a Hot Pad, a Pot Holder, or even a Mug Rug. You have the option of either crocheting the back in a solid color or you can make it the same as the front. You could even do another color on the back have fun with it and make it your own. This pattern is written in English, using US Crochet Terms. You will need an Adobe Reader, or like software to view written materials. You can visit http://get.adobe.com/ to find out more about Adobe and it's products. Every effort has been made to ensure that all instructions are accurate and complete. Mel's Daisy Patch cannot, however, be held responsible for human error, typographical mistakes or variations in individual work. If you should find any errors that you feel need attention, please notify me A.S.A.P. All patterns purchased from Mel's Daisy Patch are protected under Federal copyright laws. Reproduction/distribution, in part or in whole, is strictly prohibited unless specifically authorized. This includes, but is not limited to, any form of reproduction or distribution on or through the Internet, including posting, scanning or eMail transmission. Purchasers may not redistribute, resell, and/or translate pattern into another language for reselling. If you have questions about selling finished items please contact me. Thanks for looking and have a wonderful day. Please visit my blog at www.melsdaisypatch.blogspot.com to find out about new products or other information. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Drop Yarn and Carry It Under Stitches GAUGE 8 Rows = 2" SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 9" Square PREFERRED BRAND/YARN I Love This Yarn! COLORWAY Browns, Oranges, Yellows, and Reds.