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Mitered Hanging Towel
July 4 2019
July 7 2019
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Mitered Hanging Towel
Mitered Hanging Towel by Cristina Bernardi Shiffman
Needles & yarn
US 8 - 5.0 mm
Blue Sky Fibers Worsted Cotton
1 skein = 150.0 yards (137.2 meters), 100 grams

This yarn was gifted to me.
As I thought about what I could make and was considering all kind of different projects, I finally settled on this one. That way I will always have it in view and can think of the kind gift- giver.
I had made one a few years back for my friend Bobbi.
I realize it is a bit high end for a mere kitchen towel, but I think that’s OK.
I added some stripes in Peaches and Cream Cotton and also used that to double up for the hanging loop. Another change I made is that I kept the first and last three stitches in garter stitch ( instead of one).
Also instead of counting the rows or stitches, I put a marker at 5 sts from the center again and again so not to miss when to do the garter stitch rows ( rows 10-14 in the pattern). That said, I put in the garter sections and colored rows a little more randomly just to make it different.
Finished in three days and -yeah!- found the perfect button in my buttons drawer.

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by Blue Sky Fibers
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150 yards / 100 grams

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  • Project created: July 4, 2019
  • Finished: July 7, 2019
  • Updated: July 8, 2019
  • Progress updates: 2 updates