Easy Crochet Projects for You to Start with - Crochet Cozy for Jars or Cans
African Flower Crochet Pillow from Yvestown
cardboard boxes rope and patience
DIY Cross Stitch Sweater Tutorial from Uber Chic for Cheap. She picked a sweater with a waffle pattern - a kind of ready made grid. She also lists lots of cheap cross stitch sweaters if you don’t want.