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From: Mother in Law
Date: 04-19-2004, 11:44 PM (1 of 9)
Anyone know where I can find a pattern for a kitchen towel that you hang from your oven door or Fridge door? You know the ones that are made of something on the top and then have the terry on the bottom. They usually wrap around the handle of the door of something and fasten with a button or velcro.
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From: bren
Date: 04-20-2004, 04:05 AM (2 of 9)
MATERIALS: About a 15" wide hand towel, Size C hook, Size G hook, 1 button, any color 4 ply worsted weight yarn.


Row 1: Use C hook to make 46 sc into towel, ch 3, turn.
Row 2: Use G hook; dc into each sc, ch 3, turn.
Row 3: Dc into every other dc across, ch 3, turn.
Repeat Row 3 until you have 8 dc left. Then dc in each dc for 9 rows.

Finishing: Add button.

This what your looking for Bud?
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From: Mom of Six
Date: 04-20-2004, 11:08 AM (3 of 9)
I made my own pattern.
Cut a kitchen towel in half. Measure fabric about 2/3 the width. then cut to the shape you want. Mine are about 3" tall Then taper to a strap about 1" wide. sew 2 pieces together Then serge to the towel. Make a buttonhole in the strap. sew on a button & you are done. I have used velcro but found after a few washings it doen't hold well & I find the towels on the floor a lot.
I hope this helps. If I can find my paper pattern leter I will give you better measurements. But I just experimented on newspaper until I got what I wanted.
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From: Mother in Law
Date: 04-20-2004, 09:44 PM (4 of 9)
Thanks everyone. My Mother's friend asked me if I knew of any patterns for them and I told her I would ask you great ladies if anyone knew of some. And as usual you ladies came through. Thanks I'll pass them on to her.
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From: LeapFrog Libby
Date: 04-24-2004, 02:28 PM (5 of 9)
I copied one I saw in a linen store.. Cut kitchen towel in half. Then fold the cut edge into pleats and set aside to prepare the cotton fabric piece. 2.. Cut 2 pieces of fabric about 9 inches wide at one end and tapering down to a long strip (8 to 10 inches)on the other end. Sew these together leaving the wide end open. Tur RSO and press. Fold hem under on this end and insert the pleated towel piece into this opening and stitch.. 3.. Make a buttonhole at the beginning of the narrow part of the fabric (where it narrows down from the wider part) . 4.. Sew a button on the end of the strip..You are finished. Button it onto a drawer handle or the handle on your oven and its ready for use.. :bg:
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From: mamahoogie
Date: 04-24-2004, 02:50 PM (6 of 9)
My favorite crocheted towel hanging pattern is on the web site. Just go to the crochet section and find the crocheted towel topper. It looks great and is easy to do. I cut my hand towels in half first.

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From: Mother in Law
Date: 04-24-2004, 07:57 PM (7 of 9)
I got them all. Thanks I know my friend will love these and you've got me wanting to make some of these now too.
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From: sewcool72
Date: 04-26-2004, 07:26 PM (8 of 9)
I just stumbled across one at America Sews web site. You can print the pattern.

go into projects - it is called klever kitchen towels.

hope this helps!
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From: Mother in Law
Date: 04-26-2004, 11:38 PM (9 of 9)
Thanks so cool. That is just want she is looking for too. I passed it on to her.
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