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Towel Edgings

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These pretty towel edgings are perfect for when warm weather requires a smaller, lighter-weight project. Plus, they are the perfect size to easily stash in a bag when you travel.

Stitched from washable, long-wearing 100 percent cotton yarn, these simple edgings can be adapted to fit any size towel. Whether you keep them for yourself or give them as gifts, they are sure to become a favorite kitchen helper.

Blue Towel Edging

Skill Level

Easy

Finished Size

1 inch wide

Materials

  • Elmore-Pisgah Peaches & Creme medium (worsted) weight cotton yarn (2 1/2 oz/122 yds/71g per ball): 1 ball #26 light blue
  • Size I/9/5.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Tapestry needle
  • Sewing needle
  • Cotton dish towel
  • Matching sewing thread

Gauge

4 sts = 1 inch

Pattern Note

Weave in ends as work progresses.

Instructions

Row 1 (WS): Make ch to desired length in multiple of 6 plus 2 at end, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each rem ch across, turn.

Row 2 (RS): Ch 1, sc in first sc, *sk next 2 sc, 5 dc in next sc, sk next 2 sc, sc in next sc, rep from * across, fasten off.

Finishing

Sew Edging to 1 short end of towel.

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Chocolate Towel Edging

Skill Level

Easy

Finished Size

1 1/2 inch wide

Materials

  • Elmore-Pisgah Peaches & Creme medium (worsted) weight cotton yarn (2 1/2 oz/122 yds/71g per ball): 1 ball #121 chocolate
  • Size I/9/5.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Tapestry needle
  • Sewing needle
  • Cotton dish towel
  • Matching sewing thread

Gauge

4 sts = 1 inch

Pattern Note

Weave in ends as work progresses.

Instructions

Row 1 (WS): Make ch to desired length in multiple of 8 plus 2 at end, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each rem ch across, turn.

Row 2 (RS): Ch 1, sc in first sc, *sk next 3 sc, (tr, ch 1) 6 times in next sc, tr in same sc, sk next 3 sc, sc in next sc, rep from * across, fasten off.

Finishing

Sew piece to 1 short end of towel.

Yellow & White Towel Edging

Skill Level

Easy

Finished Size

1 5/8 inch wide

Materials

  • Elmore-Pisgah Peaches & Creme medium (worsted) weight cotton yarn (2 1/2 oz/122 yds/71g per ball): 1 ball each #10 yellow and #1 white
  • Size I/9/5.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Tapestry needle
  • Sewing needle
  • Cotton dish towel
  • Matching sewing thread

Gauge

4 sts = 1 inch

Pattern Note

Weave in ends as work progresses.

Instructions

Row 1 (RS): With yellow, make ch to desired length in multiple of 7 plus 1 at end, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each rem ch across, turn.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first sc, 2 dc in next sc, 2 tr in next sc, 2 dtr in next sc, 2 tr in next sc, 2 dc in next sc, sc in next sc, *sc in next sc, 2 dc in next sc, 2 tr in next sc, 2 dtr in next sc, 2 tr in next sc, 2 dc in next sc, sc in next sc, rep from * across, fasten off.

Row 3: With white, make slip knot on hook and join with sc in first sc, sc in each rem sc across, fasten off.

Finishing

Sew piece to 1 short end of towel.

White & Daisy Ombre Towel Edging

Skill Level

Easy

Finished Size

1 1/2 inch wide

Materials

  • Elmore-Pisgah Peaches & Creme medium (worsted) weight cotton yarn (2 1/2 oz/122 yds/71g per ball): 1 ball #1 white
  • Elmore-Pisgah Peaches & Creme medium (worsted) weight cotton yarn (2 oz/98 yds/57g per ball): 1 ball #165 daisy ombre
  • Size I/9/5.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Tapestry needle
  • Sewing needle
  • Cotton dish towel
  • Matching sewing thread

Gauge

4 sts = 1 inch

Pattern Notes

Weave in ends as work progresses.

Join rounds with a slip stitch unless otherwise stated.

Instructions

Rnd 1 (RS): With white, make ch to desired length in multiple of 6 plus 1 at end, 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch to last ch, 3 sc in last ch, working in unused lps on opposite side of foundation ch, sc in each ch across, join in beg ch-1, fasten off.

Row 2: Now working in rows, with daisy ombre, make slip knot on hook and join with sc in 2nd sc, *sk next 2 sc, 7 dc in next sc, sk next 2 sc, sc in next sc, rep from * to first sc of last 3-sc group, fasten off, leaving rem sc unworked.

Finishing

Sew piece to 1 short end of towel.

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