This is the Christmas Braid Table Runner from Rose Patchwork Cottage (Judy Gray). Very easy to make and you don't need to use Christmas prints, just greens, reds and creams. Pattern available from their website or shop.
Hot Stuff - this is a fun casserole or cake pan carrier PATTERN from Atkinson Designs. "Show up in style for your next potluck or family get together. The casserole carrier will also hold a large salad bowl and can be done with strips.