Hanging Kitchen Towel

Classic Crochet Hanging Kitchen Towel Holder Made with Folded Towels and Two Strands of Yarn for Extra Strength and Durability
Classic Crochet Hanging Kitchen Towel Holder Made with Folded Towels and Two Strands of Yarn for Extra Strength and Durability

Here’s a nice pattern for a classic towel topper for the kitchen. This hangs nicely off the handle on a stove.

Made with 2 strands of yarn held together for extra strength and durability, this works up very quickly. The towel is first folded in half and then stitched across the top using the blanket stitch. This stitch allows you to easily add crochet stitches for the next row.

Use holiday towels for a festive look, or neutral towels to match any kitchen. They are often best sellers at craft events!

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Classic Crochet Hanging Kitchen Towel Holder Made with Folded Towels and Two Strands of Yarn for Extra Strength and Durability
Classic Crochet Hanging Kitchen Towel Holder Made with Folded Towels and Two Strands of Yarn for Extra Strength and Durability

Supplies

Time needed: 1 hour.

Supplies needed

  1. About 60 yards of worsted weight yarn.

    You’ll need some worsted weight yarn. And we’ll be holding 2 strands together at the same time throughout the pattern. I prefer Red Heart Super Saver, which is a 100% acrylic yarn. It is durable and easy to wash.

  2. Crochet hook.

    I’m using a size H crochet hook, which is a 5 mm hook size.

  3. Yarn needle.

    Most kitchen towels aren’t the thick fluffy type. They are usually made of a thinner woven material. This is good news for those of us who want to add crochet to them. A metal yarn needle should be able to easily pierce the fabric to create the blanket stitch along the top edge.

  4. Button.

    I’m using a 1.5 inch button. I like colorful ones to match the towels, but a nice neutral wooden one also looks very sharp.

  5. Kitchen towel.

    I usually get my kitchen towels at my local discount stores. They are 15″ wide by 25″ in length. The material is just right. It’s not too thick, but not too thin.

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Written Pattern

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Hanging Kitchen Towel Pattern

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