Spearmint Hand & Face Towels

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The linen stitch makes a very pleasing fabric that is well suited for towels. Once you learn how to crochet these towels, you’ll want to make a full set for yourself and your friends. You can even create a spa gift set with soap, bath salts and other essentials.

Skill Level: Easy

Size: Face Towel 9” Square

Hand Towel 11” x 16”

Gauge: 22 sts and 19 rows = 4” [10 cm] in linen st

Materials

Yarn: Red Heart Crème de la Crème (100% combed Cotton, 2.5 oz/70.9 g)
0679 Spruce: Color A – 3 skeins

0001 White: Color B – 1 skein

Hook: US size G/6 (4.0 mm)

Notions: Tapestry needle

Hand Towel Pattern

With A, ch 57.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, (ch 1, sk next sch, sc in next ch) to end.
Rows 2-4: Ch 1, sc in first 2 sts, (ch 1, sc in next ch-1 sp) until 2 sts rem, ch 1, sk next st, sc in last st.

Row 5: With B, rep Row 2.
Rows 6-7: With A, rep Row 2.
Rows 8-11: With B, rep Row 2.
Rows 12-13: With A, rep Row 2.
Row 14: With B, rep Row 2.
Row 15: With A, rep Row 2.
Rep Row 15 until piece meas 13” tall.

Top Border


Row 1:
With B, rep Row 2.
Rows 2-3: With A, rep Row 2.
Rows 4-7: With B, rep Row 2.
Rows 8-9: With A, rep Row 2.
Row 10: With B, rep Row 2.
Rows 11-14: With A, rep Row 2.
Fasten off.

Finishing

Weave in all ends.

Face Towel Pattern

With A, ch 4.
Rnd 1:
Sl st into first ch to form a loop, ch 1 (does not count as a st), (sc, ch 2, sc, ch 1) 4 times all in loop, sl st to top of first sc to join rnd.
Rnd 2: Sl st into ch-2 sp, ch 1 (does not count as a st here or throughout), [(sc, ch 2, sc) in ch-2 sp, ch 1, sc in ch-1 sp, ch 1] 4 times, sl st to top of first sc to join rnd.
Rnd 3: Sl st into ch-2 sp, ch 1, [(sc, ch 2, sc) in ch-2 sp, (ch 1, sc in ch-1 sp, ch 1) to next ch-2 corner, ch 1] 4 times, sl st to top of first sc to join rnd.
Rep Rnd 3 until piece meas 6”.

Border


Rnds 1-4:
With B, sl st into ch-2 sp, ch 1, [(sc, ch 2, sc) in ch-2 sp, (ch 1, sc in ch-1 sp, ch 1) to next ch-2 corner, ch 1] 4 times, sl st to top of first sc to join rnd.
Rnds 5-8: With A, sl st into ch-2 sp, ch 1, [(sc, ch 2, sc) in ch-2 sp, (ch 1, sc in ch-1 sp, ch 1) to next ch-2 corner, ch 1] 4 times, sl st to top of first sc to join round.
Fasten off.

 

Finishing

Weave in all ends.

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