This is a patten by my good friend Corrina. I actually own two of these towels hand made for me by Corrina! They are wonderful and soft. My 3 year old loves them because when she dries her hands and face the towels don’t fall off!
Kitchen Towel in Basketweave Pattern
Skill Level: Easy
Two 2 oz balls Lily Sugar’n Cream Cotton Yarn
in your choice of colors
Size 7 knitting needles
1″ button or whatever size works for you
Needle and thread to attach button
For this towel, I used two different colors of
variegated yarn–starting with the first 10 rows
of the darker color and then alternating every
two rows. This is a good way to use two different
balls of yarn or you can do stripes and use lots
Cast on 65 stitches
Bottom edge Knit 10 rows
Row 1 k5 (p5 ,k5) 5 times, ending with p5, k5
Row 2 k5 (k5, p5) 5 times, ending with k10
Rows 3-8 Repeat rows 1 and 2
Row 9 k5 (k5, p5) 5 times, ending with k10
Row 10 k5 (p5, k5) 5 times, ending with p5, k5
Rows 11-16 Repeat rows 9 and 10
Repeat rows 1 thru 16 four more times
Row 1 (p3, p2tog) across
Row 2 (k3, k2tog) 10 times, end k2
Row 3 (p3, p2tog) 8 times, end p2
Row 4 (k3, k2tog) 6 times, end k4
Row 5 (p2, p2tog) across
Row 6 (k1, k2tog) across = 14 stitches remaining
Top Tab with buttonhole
On remaining 14 st, knit 36 rows
Row 37 k5, (k2tog) twice, k5
Row 38 k6, increase 2 stitches, k6 = 14 st
Row 39 k2tog, k10, k2tog
Row 40 k2tog, k8, k2tog
Row 41 k2tog, k6, k2tog
Row 42 k2tog, k4, k2tog
Row 43 k2tog, k2, k2tog
Row 44 k2tog twice = 2 st remaining
Cut yarn and pull through these last two stitches.
Sew on button in center of first two knit rows of the tab.
Weave ends in.
Machine wash and dry or hang to dry.
Here are some pictures of the finished product:
Basketweave in blue.
Close up of the top.
Full shot of basketweave in a lighter multi-blue.
Kitchen Towel in Basketweave Pattern by Corrina is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
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