Crochet Hand Towel Pattern

Crochet Hand Towel Pattern – Hang this hand towel in many rooms around your home, ie. bathroom, kitchen, guest room or even outside in your garage, shed, etc. crocheted using a two cluster stitch with #3 cotton yarn.

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crochet hand towel pattern

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Crochet Hand Towel Pattern UK

Pattern Number CNC246

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Abbreviations UK
RS.
    Right Side

ch.      Chain
dc.      Double Crochet
tr.       Treble Crochet
ss.      Slip Stitch
rpt.     Repeat
yrh.    Yarn Round Hook

tr2tog.  Leaving last loop of each tr on hook, work 2tr into same space or stitch, yrh and draw through all 3 loops.

Dec. Decrease
Pull up loop from each of next 2dc, yrh and pull through all loops.

Base of ch. Work into first stitch.

Approx Finished Size:    19 x 12 (with button closed)

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

100 grams of King Cole Cottonsoft DK yarn

5.00mm Clover Soft Touch Crochet Hook, 1 medium button

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Pattern is written using one colour, you can alternate a second colour if you wish.

Make 38ch loosely, 1dc into 2nd ch from hook, 1dc into each ch to end. Turn. (37dc)

2nd Row – (RS) 2ch, 1tr into base of 2ch, tr2tog (see abbrev) into each of next 35dc, 1tr into last dc. Turn. (35 tr2tog)

3rd Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each stitch to end. Turn.

Rpt 2nd & 3rd Row 19 more times.

Shape Top – 1ch, dec 1dc (see abbrev) over next 2dc, (twice) 1dc into each dc to last 4dc, dec 1dc over next 2dc (twice). Turn.

43rd Row – 1ch, dec 1dc over next 2dc, 1dc into each dc to last 2dc, dec 1dc over next 2dc. Turn.

44th Row – 1ch, dec 1dc over next 2dc, (twice) 1dc into each dc to last 4dc, dec 1dc over next 2dc (twice). Turn.

45th Row – 1ch, dec 1dc over next 2dc, 1dc into each dc to last 2dc, dec 1dc over next 2dc. Turn.

Rpt 45th Row until 9dc remain. Turn.

55th to 66th Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each dc to end. Turn.

Buttonhole – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each of next 2dc, make 3ch, miss 3dc, 1dc into each of next 3dc. Turn.

68th Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each of next 2dc, 3dc into 3ch space, 1dc into each of next 3dc. Turn.

Rpt 45th Row until 3dc remain. Turn.

Border – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each dc and row end down first side of top shaping, 2dc into next row end, 1dc into each row along, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each ch along starting ch edge, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each row end up second side of towel to start of top shaping, 2dc into next row end, (see pic) 1dc into each row end to end, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn.

Starting with 1ch, 1dc into base of dc, work 1dc into each dc to end, working 3dc into corners and 2dc into dc at the start of top shaping, (see pic) ss to first dc on beginning of row. Fasten off.

2st direction

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

crochet hand towel pattern

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Crochet Hand Towel Pattern USA

Pattern Number CNC246

Abbreviations USA
RS.
    Right Side

ch.      Chain Stitch on Annies Craft Store
sc.      Single Crochet
dc.      Double Crochet
sl st.   Slip Stitch
rpt.     Repeat
yo.      Yarn Over

dc2tog.  See Paired Double Crochet on Stitch in Progress
Leaving last loop of each dc on hook, work 2dc in same space or stitch, yo and draw through all 3 loops.

Dec. Decrease
Pull up loop from each of next 2sc, yo and pull through all loops.

Base of ch. Work in first stitch.

Approx Finished Size:    19 x 12 (with button closed)

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

100 grams of King Cole Cottonsoft DK yarn

An equivalent yarn would be a light worsted weight #3 cotton

5.00mm Clover Soft Touch Crochet Hook, 1 medium button

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Pattern is written using one color, you can alternate a second color if you wish.

ch38 loosely, 1sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1sc in each ch to end. Turn. (37sc)

2nd Row – (RS) ch2, 1dc in base of ch2, dc2tog (see abbrev) in each of next 35sc, 1dc in last sc. Turn. (35 dc2tog)

3rd Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each stitch to end. Turn.

Rpt 2nd & 3rd Row 19 more times.

Shape Top – ch1, dec 1sc (see abbrev) over next 2sc, (twice) 1sc in each sc to last 4sc, dec 1sc over next 2sc (twice). Turn.

43rd Row – ch1, dec 1sc over next 2sc, 1sc in each sc to last 2sc, dec 1sc over next 2sc. Turn.

44th Row – ch1, dec 1sc over next 2sc, (twice) 1sc in each sc to last 4sc, dec 1sc over next 2sc (twice). Turn.

45th Row – ch1, dec 1sc over next 2sc, 1sc in each sc to last 2sc, dec 1sc over next 2sc. Turn.

Rpt 45th Row until 9sc remain. Turn.

55th to 66th Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each sc to end. Turn.

Buttonhole – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each of next 2sc, ch3, skip 3sc, 1sc in each of next 3sc. Turn.

68th Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each of next 2sc, 3sc in ch3 space, 1sc in each of next 3sc. Turn.

Rpt 45th Row until 3sc remain. Turn.

Border – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each sc and row end down first side of top shaping, 2sc in next row end, 1sc in each row along, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each ch along starting ch edge, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each row end up second side of towel to start of top shaping, 2sc in next row end, (see pic) 1sc in each row end to end, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn.

Starting with ch1, 1sc in base of sc, work 1sc in each sc to end, working 3sc in corners and 2sc in sc at the start of top shaping, (see pic)  sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Fasten off.

2st direction

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

crochet hand towel pattern

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