Gingham Place Mat & Coaster
2nd Option: Following Placement Diagram for place mat and coaster, with RS of Squares facing and matching sts, working in
back lp (see Stitch Guide) of sts with white, sl st in 2nd ch of corner ch-2 sp, *sl st in each of next 3 dc, sl st in next ch-1 sp, sl st in each of next 3 dc, sl st in next ch of corner ch-2 sp**, ch 1 (for cor
ner fullness) rep from * across, ending last rep at **. Fasten off. Sl st all rows tog vertically first, then sl st all rows tog horizontally.
Rnd 1 (RS): Join white in any corner ch-2 sp, ch 1, *3 sc in corner ch-2 sp, [sc in each st across edge of Square, ch 1, sk joining seam] across, rep from * around, join in beg sc.
Rnd 2: [Ch 1, sl st in next st] around outer edge. Fasten off. Block place mat and coaster to finished measurements. CW