Hand Towel – Rectangular – Worsted Weight
This towel is so full and fluffy that it’s actually luscious. It’s adapted from the Ubiquitous Dishcloth and will make for a slightly more interesting challenge.
To get the rectangle effect, you start increasing just as with the Ubiquitous Dishcloth. Then, you alternate an increase row with a decrease row until the towel is as long as you want. Then it’s decrease rows all the way home to make the edges come to a point.
Add an optional crocheted edging and loop to hang the towel from.
- Sizes: One size
- Finished Measurements: 14 in (35 cm) wide by 20 in (50 cm) long
- Yarn Weight: Worsted (9 wpi)
- Yarn: 250 yds (230 m) Lily Sugar n’ Cream Stripes or any worsted weight 100% cotton yarn. Optional (for crocheted border): 50 yds. (45 m) above yarn in a contrasting color.
- Needles: 1 pair straight needles,
- Needle size: or size required to get gauge (5 sts/in)
- Notions: Scissors, tapestry needle, Optional (for crocheted border): One crochet hook US size G or H (4.0 or 5.0 mm).
- 5 sts/in in St st
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Published July 16, 2018