I recently discovered that crocheted tea towels actually do work really well at absorbing water! I have used crocheted dishcloths many times but I’ve never thought to try a crocheted dishtowel before. … I recommend you crochet tea towels in either cotton, or linen yarn.
Can you crochet a dish towel?
Dish towels, hand towels, and washcloths are easy to crochet and they are super useful in our bathrooms or kitchens. They also happen to make wonderful gifts for hostesses or housewarming get togethers (not that those are happening in lovely 2020, lol).
Are crochet dish towels absorbent?
It is absorbent, durable, and easy to wash especially when using Lily’s Sugar and Cream cotton yarn which is machine washable and dryable. The more the cotton towels are used, the more absorbent they get.
Can you knit tea towels?
The Alsace Tea Towel is an easy level knitting pattern, and the techniques involved are knit, purl, and slipping stitches.
How much yarn do I need to make a dish towel?
This dish towel measures 16 inches wide and 20 inches long. I would have liked a longer towel but I ran out of yarn on my cone.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
- 3 to 4 balls of 100% cotton yarn (I used yarn I had left on a cone)
- H hook.
- Yarn Needle.
How many stitches do I need for a dish towel?
Then, make a loop with the working yarn and slip it onto the right hand needle. Tug the yarn to tighten the loop around the needle. Repeat this until you have cast on 19 stitches for a total of 20 including the slipknot. Casting on 20 stitches will create a dishcloth that is about 8 in (20 cm) wide.
Can you knit dish towels?
More Knit Dish Towel Patterns From Leelee Knits
Dishcloths are quick and rewarding projects that are also inexpensive since they are smaller and do not require too much yarn. An added bonus is that this dishcloth is perfect for beginner knitters and a great way to practice your knitting skills.