Take one end of towel and cut the stitchery tape the same width of hemline, fold hem to cover stitchery tape & pin. Steam Iron and press(do not iron back and forth)on both sides until tape adhears. Take out pins, wait until cool and sew a hemline. On the hemline just above sewing line, poke 40 even holes with the nail across. Thread needle with cotton and whipstitch from back to front to last hole. (leave a tail to secure & weave in afterwards)
With towel pattern facing outward, pick-up all 40 stitches.
Knit 10 rows. (all rows done in garter stitch)
Row 1. K2tog, knit to last 2 sts, knit 2 together.
Row 2. Knit across row
Repeat Row 1-2.....until 12 sts left on needle.
Knit 30 rows.(hanging part)
Row 1. K2tog, k to last 2 sts, k2tog.
Row 2. K across row.
Repeat Row 1-2....until 6 sts left on needle.
K2tog, k1 st, yo, k 1 st, k2tog.(button hole)
Knit 1 row.
Bind Off remaining sts/weave in ends & sew button on.
|The knitted topper|
|after stitching it to the dishrag (better size than using a hand towel)|
|the gift set|