To take a knitting or crochet project on the road, wash out a domed-lid plastic cup and stick your yarn in it. Needles/hook can slip in through the hole. This would be PERFECT for taking a project in the car because you can put it in a cup holder!
Sometimes we come across items that make so much sense that they should really be a part of the original product and not some add on gadget. Like the Silicone Oven Rack Guard. It’s simply a pair of silicone guards that line the outer edge of your oven racks and allow you to pull the oven racks out with your bare hands. No need for pot holders, oven mitts, or towels, the silicone stays cool up to 450 degrees. They cost less than $10 for a set of two