With Main Color, Chain 25 loosly.
Row 1: sc in 2nd chain from hook and in each chain across. Chain 1, turn.
Row 2: (sc, ch1) in each stitch across. Skip last sc, sc in beginning slip stitch of previous round.
Row 3: slip stitch in first ch 1 space, ch 1, sc in same space. sc in each chain 1 space around, sc in last stitch.
Repeat rows 2 and 3 until cloth reaches desired size, ending with a row 3. Finish off.
Note: There should always be 24 sc's in each row.
With right side of work facing you, join contrasting color on any edge of cloth.
Round 1: (sc, ch 1) evenly around piece, working (sc, ch 1) 3 times in each corner. Join.
Round 2: Slip stitch to first chain 1 space. Ch 1, sc in same space. sc in each chain one space around. Join and finish off.