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Christmas Towel Toppers

December 9, 2023 No comments yet

Here are two Christmas towels that I bought at the Dollar Store. They make wonderful holiday themed towels by adding a crocheted towel topper with a jingle bell.

I used the double layered towel topper pattern that is a free crochet pattern.

I did work the handle on 8 stitches just because this 24/7 cotton yarn is thin. This gives the handle a bit more strength for hanging it up. For the buttonhole, I crocheted 2 chains and skipped 2 stitches for the space for the jingle bell. Depending on the size of the button or jingle bell you use, just adjust your stitches to make the hole big enough for the size you need.

Here is one more photo of the other Christmas towel topper.

Halloween Crocheted Towel Topper

October 18, 2023 No comments yet

I picked up a few of the Halloween kitchen towels at Dollar Tree to add towel toppers to them. These themed towels are a fun and quick project that I am using for a upcoming fundraiser.

The towel topper is added to the towel by simply folding it in half and crocheting along the top edge. No cutting or sewing is needed. The first row is challenging but using a fine point steel crochet hook really helps. Once that first row is complete, the rest of the pattern works up very quickly. The free crochet pattern is found

Grey Ring Towel Topper

February 24, 2023 No comments yet

This project uses a recycled milk jug ring as a base for a towel topper. It’s a simple crochet idea that I created as I needed a ring to hang up a towel on a hook in my kitchen. So I used a milk jug ring and crocheted it onto my towel topper using a kitchen towel folded in half.

Here is a closeup on the crocheted towel topper.

Christmas Towel Toppers

December 11, 2022 No comments yet

I just love crocheting towel toppers. I crocheted these using several Christmas towels that I either got at the dollar store or on clearance last year.

This Christmas gift idea is quick to crochet and people seem to just love them. I added jingle bells for the closure on a few of them. It just adds to the holiday theme and it’s fun to hear the bells jingle.

These towels use this free crocheted pointed towel topper pattern.

Next I used this polka dot towel to add a blue cotton towel topper to it.

Below is a close-up of the crocheted towel topper.

Christmas Towel Toppers

December 8, 2021 No comments yet

I hope you enjoy seeing and reading about crocheted towel toppers as much as I love crocheting them. Here are a few more towel toppers I completed for Christmas gifts.


This poinsettia towel is a Dollar store special and looks so pretty with a red crocheted towel topper. A jingle bell is added for the button closure.

Here is a close up of the crocheted topper. Here is the link to the free towel topper pattern.

Next is another one of my free double layered towel topper patterns.

Holiday Towel Topper

November 6, 2021 No comments yet

I picked up this pretty holiday towel at Family Dollar for just $2 dollars. It’s a nice thick towel that was just calling to me for a Christmas towel topper.

I crocheted this towel topper using the waffle towel topper pattern. I had some light weight misc yarn that was just the right shade of red. As the yarn was thin, I held two strands together to crochet the topper.

This towel topper is double-layered and requires no cutting or sewing to start the project. You simply fold over the towel and begin the towel topper along the top edge of the towel. I love these towels as they are sturdy kitchen towels and make for a lovely Christmas gift.

Here is a closeup of the crocheted towel topper which features a jingle bell for the button closure.

Snowflake Waffle Stitch Towel Topper

November 22, 2020 2 comments

Need a quick and cute homemade Christmas gift idea? Here is a crocheted Christmas towel topper topped off with a jingle bell for the closure button. This is a double layered towel which requires no cutting or sewing and works up very fast.

Just fold your kitchen towel in half and use this picture tutorial to show you how to crochet single stitches along the top edge through both layers. I will admit that this one row of single crochet stitches is a bit tough but once you have the base row completed, your towel topper will fly to the finish.

The waffle stitch towel topper pattern is free and found here.

Year after year my homemade towel toppers are always popular with people and they make wonderful donations for charity craft fairs too. I have several other free towel topper patterns and you can check them

Christmas Crocheted Towel Toppers

November 3, 2019 No comments yet

Well Halloween is over and now the Christmas holiday season begins. I know many will argue that we haven’t even had Thanksgiving yet, but it’s time to get started on those handmade Christmas gifts. So with that in mind, here are some Christmas crocheted towel toppers to inspire you.

I got this cute snowman holiday towel last year at an after Christmas sale. Using my double layered towel topper technique, I crocheted through both layers of the towel folded in half. No sewing or cutting needed and added a red jingle bell for a closure. Here is a closeup of the topper.

Next is a dollar store bar towel which I crocheted the topper using the same pointed handle towel topper pattern. Because of the odd shape of this towel, I folded the towel in half with the fold-line along the left edge. I then crocheted through both layers along the top edge to add the towel topper.

Just to give you more ideas, here are a few more Christmas towel topper photos.

Bar Towel Toppers

October 6, 2019 No comments yet

Here are several Dollar Store bar towels that I have added towel toppers to. I love the thick and absorbent towels but they are a odd width to do a normal double-layer crocheted towel topper. I tried this first one where I didn’t fold over the towel and just crocheted the towel topper along the top edge. It makes for a longer kitchen towel and not sure if I like it or not. This towel topper was crocheted using the waffle towel topper pattern.

Next I folded the towel in half lengthwise. I then added a crocheted towel topper through both layers with the fold on the left hand side. This created a nice thick double layered towel but again I’m not sure about the foldline being on the side.

Here is a closeup of the crocheted towel topper which was created using the pointed handle towel topper pattern.

So what do you think about these Dollar Store bar towel projects? I’d love to hear people’s thoughts and



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