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Diagonal Cotton Dish Towel with Ring

Posted on September 24, 2012

I present my diagonal cotton dish towel that I crocheted that features a ring as a hanger. I love using the round recycled rings as I can hang up my towel over any hook or knob in the kitchen. I crocheted one kitchen towel using regular weight cotton and another using sport weight cotton below.

Sport weight cotton hanging towel.

Cotton Diagonal Dish Towel Pattern

Materials needed:
3-3/4 ozs. Cotton yarn (Summer Prints used for main color)
1/2 oz. Cotton for trim in Hot Blue and Yellow
Plastic milk or juice jug ring 1-1/2″ wide

Measurements: 17” long from top to bottom corner and 19” wide from tip to tip.

Hook:
H (5 mm) crochet hook

Directions:
Ch 28.

Row 1
Working in back loops only (BLO), Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 13 sts, 3 Sc in next st and then Sc in the remaining 13 sts. Ch 1, turn. (29 sts)

Row 2 – 35
Working in BLO, Sc down to the center, work 3 Sc in center st, Sc in ea remaining st of tow. Ch 1, turn.

Row 36
With right side facing (R/S) and still working in BLO, Sc in ea st up near the top. Turn under top edge over the milk jug ring to the backside. Sl St across the front side edge to secure the ring in place, then working in BLO, Sc down the other side to the end. FO main color of cotton.

Closeup of how the flap holds the ring in place. Back side shown here with the flap folded over the ring and stitched in place.

Row 37
With R/S facing, attach blue yarn at right corner, Ch 1. Working in both loops now, Sc in in ea st dup to the top, Sc evenly around the ring and continue down with a Sc in ea st on the other side. Work 2 Sc in corners and continue along the bottom edge by working Sc evenly along the edge back to the beginning. Join with a Sl St into beg Ch-1.

Row 38
With R/S facing, attach yellow yarn at same right side corner and repeat row 37 using the yellow yarn for the final trim. FO.

Narrower Version – 19″ long and 19″ wide with sport cotton yarn
Using a G hook (4.25 mm)

Ch 18, working in BLO, Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in the next 8 sts, 3 Sc in center st, and Sc in the remaining 8 sts. (19 sts)

Follow pattern above for 64 rows using the sport yarn and then use 1/2 oz of contrasting yarn for trim.

Abbreviations:
BLO – Back Loop Only
Ch – Chain
Dec – Decrease
Ea – Each
FO – Finish Off
RS – Right Side
Sc – Single Crochet
Sk – Skip
Sl St – Slip Stitch
Sm – Same
St – Stitch
Tog – Together

This pattern is copyrighted by Cindy at My Recycled Bags {dot com} and may only be used for private individual use. No commercial sales or use is permitted. Links to this pattern are acceptable. ©2011-2012

****Please do not copy my patterns on your blog site or post my patterns on Internet sites. I do not allow my patterns to be republished without expressed written permission. Posting of my patterns, without written permission is in violation of my copyrights and is content theft

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