I made 3 and use them for all the time. They, surprisingly, stay white, despite lots of tomato sauce! Just make sure you rinse thoroughly afterwards.
Yarn: 50g Debbie Bliss Eco Fairtrade Cotton
Size: 7.5 inches x 7.5 inches approx
sc single crochet stitch
hdc half double crochet stitch
slst slip stitch
tch turning chain.
Row 1: Miss 2ch (count as 1hdc), *slst into next ch, 1hdc into next ch; repeat from *, ending with slst into last ch, turn.
Row 2: 2ch (count as 1hdc), miss 1st, *slst into next hdc, 1hdc into next slst; rep from * ending with slst into the tch, turn.
Row 3 – 29: Repeat Row 2.
Do not turn.
To work edging: 2ch, work sc neatly along the edges. Into the 3 corners work (sc, 2ch, sc). In the 4th corner, 10 ch, slst into next st. Fasten off.
To Finish: Weave in the ends. Wash before using.