These usually have a plain border of black and white bands, though on occasion they can be some what fancier. The center pattern is a diamond or multiple diamonds. In each corner, it is typical to have a stair stepped cloud pattern. The colors used are, white, black, and one or more shades of grey and brown. The natural brown is the most prized color due to its rarity.The yarns used can be hand spun or commercially produced or a combination of both. The hand spun and commercial yarns are normally a single ply.