Biggest problem most people have -- How to get a straight edge on your work? Great tutorial that "demystifies double crochet" so you know how to crochet the end of the row, turn, and start the next row. It gives you straight edges this way.
Lasso is a cool project being funded on Kickstarter, a pair of flat-packed slippers. The unisex slippers come in a small box with laces of your choice, the user then makes the final assembly threading the laces through the single piece of wool-felt.