This trivet is nothing more than a bunch of metal bottle caps sandwiched in between crocheted circle shapes; the covered bottle caps are then artistically arranged to form a snowflake shape, and stitched together. Easy!
Here's how to crochet one of the circles to use for covering the bottle caps:
Upper Left Photo: The first thing you want to do is crochet 3 chain stitches. If you do not already know how to do this, you can visit my chain stitch tutorial or our chain stitch video for complete instructions.
Upper Right Photo: The next thing you want to do is double crochet in the third chain from your crochet hook. If you're not sure what that means, or which stitch to work into, I've marked it with an arrow in this photo.
Lower Photos: Both of these photos show you a double crochet stitch in progress. If you're not already familiar with the double crochet stitch, these pictures will show you how to do it for this particular project, but you may also wish to view my double crochet tutorial and our double crochet video as well.