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This pattern calls for 2 colors of Bulky weight yarn.
Size K hook
With color 1: Chain 41
Row 1: HDC in 3rd ch from hk and in each ch across. (ch 2 = 1st HDC throughout)
Rows 2-30: CH2 and turn, HDC in each st across(Do not tie off...do not cut)
Round 1: Chain 5, Do not turn, work crossed TC stitch in the corner, Work Crossed TC stitches around and join with slip stitch in 3rd ch of ch 5. (note: There will be a couple of times when you have to put a TC in a stitch that you've already stitched in, in order to finish out the edge, that's ok, it is incredibly forgiving and the next row will make it lay beautifully.)
Round 2: Tie on color 2 and cut color 1. In the corner Ch 1 space, PUFF, ch2, PUFF, *Ch 2, PUFF, Ch 2, PUFF, ch 2 * across. In corner Puff St, Ch 3, Puff St. Continue around. Slip stitch to top of first puff stitch to finish round. Note: Puff stitches go in the ch 1 spaces of the previous row.
Round 3: ch 2, do not turn. 2 sc in each ch 1 space and 1 sc on top of each puff stitch, 6 sc in each corner space between 2 puff stitches. slip st to connect.
Round 4: Ch 2, HDC in each st around, except around corners: in corners - HDC in the first 2sts, 2 HDC in the next 2sts, and HDC in last 2 sts. Slip st to connect.
Round 5: Chain 5, do not turn, work round of crossed TC stitches.
Change to color 1.
Round 6: Work round of PUFF stitches, same as Round 2 above.
Round 7: Work round of single crochet 2 sc in each ch 1 space and 1 sc on top of each PUFF, 5 sc in each corner space between 2 PUFFS. slip st to connect. tie off and weave in ends.