Crochet Cotton Soft Towel

Crochet Cotton Soft Towel – An absorbent and washable hand towel a lovely accompaniment to my soft washcloth.

Crochet it as a set for housewarming and get together gifts.

crochet cotton soft towel

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I have made the towel in two colours, but it looks just as nice in however many you want to use, crocheted in a light worsted (DK) cotton yarn.

cotton soft towel

Use the free crochet pattern in your bathroom at home or pack it in your suitcase for when you go away!

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Crochet Cotton Soft Towel UK

Pattern Number CNC366

Skill Level: Intermediate

Abbreviations UK
ch.         Chain
dc.         Double Crochet
tr.          Treble Crochet
rpt.        Repeat

ss.          Slip Stitch
tch.        Turning Chain

DNT.      Do Not Turn

Crab Stitch. Working left to right, work dc backwards.

Base of ch. Work into first stitch

Approx Finished Size:   11.5 x 16.5 Inches

Materials
For great results it is always best to use the recommended yarn, I have used approximately:-

65 grams of King Cole Cottonsoft DK in colour 1
35 grams of King Cole Cottonsoft DK in colour 2

4.50mm Clover Crochet Hook

TENSION – 1 pattern rpt & 2 rows measures approx 1 inch

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UK INSTRUCTIONS:

Made in multiples of 6.

With colour 1 make 48ch, work 5tr into 6th ch from hook, * miss 2ch, 1tr into next ch, miss 2ch, 5tr into next ch, * rpt from * to * to last 6ch, miss 2ch, 1tr into next ch, miss 2ch, 1tr into last ch. Turn. (7, 5tr groups)

2nd Row – 3ch, * 5tr into next tr, miss 2tr, 1tr into next tr, miss 2tr, * rpt from * to * to end, 1tr into top of tch. Turn.

Rpt 2nd Row changing colour after every two rows until 30 rows have been worked in all or work measures approx 15.5 inches. Turn.

Border – 1ch, 1dc into stitch at base of 1ch, 1dc into each tr across, 3dc into top of 3ch, work 58dc evenly along into row ends down first side of cloth, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each ch along starting chain edge, 3dc into corner, work 58dc evenly along into row ends up second side of cloth, 1dc into corner, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn.

Starting with 1ch, 1dc into stitch at base of 1ch, work 1dc into each dc to end, working 3dc into each of the corners, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn.

Chain Loop Row – 1ch, 1dc into stitch at base of 1ch, 1dc into each dc along, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each of next 31dc, make 20ch, 1dc into each of next 31dc, 3dc into corner, continue working 1dc into each dc to end, working 3dc into corners, ss to first dc on beginning of row. DNT.

Work 1 row of crab stitch (see abbrev) around towel, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in and trim off all loose ends of yarn.

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USA format below:-

cotton soft towel

Crochet Cotton Soft Towel USA

Pattern Number CNC366

Skill Level: Intermediate

Abbreviations USA
ch.           Chain
sc.           Single Crochet
dc.           Double Crochet
rpt.          Repeat

sl st.        Slip Stitch
tch.         Turning Chain
DNT.       Do Not Turn

Crab Stitch. Working left to right, work sc backwards.

Base of ch. Work in first stitch.

Approx Finished Size:   11.5 x 16.5 Inches

Materials
For great results it is always best to use the recommended yarn, I have used approximately:-

65 grams of King Cole Cottonsoft DK in color 1
35 grams of King Cole Cottonsoft DK in color 2

An equivalent yarn would be a light worsted #3 cotton

4.50mm Clover Crochet Hook

GAUGE – 1 pattern rpt & 2 rows measures approx 1 inch

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USA INSTRUCTIONS:

Made in multiples of 6.

With color 1 ch48, work 5dc in 6th ch from hook, * skip 2ch, 1dc in next ch, skip 2ch, 5dc in next ch, * rpt from * to * to last 6ch, skip 2ch, 1dc in next ch, skip 2ch, 1dc in last ch. Turn. (7, 5dc groups)

2nd Row – ch3, * 5dc in next dc, skip 2dc, 1dc in next dc, skip 2dc, * rpt from * to * to end, 1dc in top of tch. Turn.

Rpt 2nd Row changing color after every two rows until 30 rows have been worked in all or work measures approx 15.5 inches. Turn.

Border – ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, 1sc in each dc across, 3sc in top of ch3, work 58sc evenly along in row ends down first side of cloth, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each ch along starting chain edge, 3sc in corner, work 58sc evenly along in row ends up second side of cloth, 1sc in corner, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn.

Starting with ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, work 1sc in each sc to end, working 3sc in each of the corners, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn.

Chain Loop Row – ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, 1sc in each sc along, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each of next 31sc, ch20, 1sc in each of next 31sc, 3sc in corner, continue working 1sc in each sc to end, working 3sc in corners, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. DNT.

Work 1 row of crab stitch (see abbrev) around towel, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in and trim off all loose ends of yarn.

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See my free crochet patterns for ribbed bathroom set:-
WashclothToilet Tissue Cover – Soap Saver
hope you enjoy all the designs, happy crocheting!
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