Pat's Ripple Fingertip Towel

By Pat Linn, Saskatchewan Canada

Bernet cotton, 4 Ply worsted
Needles:  5mm. / #6 Can. /  #8 US.

Cast on 58 stitches loosely

Row 1: **K2, yfwd, K4, (K2tog) twice, K4, yfwd, K1, yfwd, K4, (K2tog) twice, K4, yfwd, K2, rep from * once more.

Row 2: K2, purl to last 2 stitches, K2

Row 3: Knit **

Repeat from ** to ** until your towel is the length you like (8 to 12in.)

Decrease:   to make tab
row 1: k2 tog across
row 2: knit across
row 3: k2 tog across, knit last 3 sts. tog
row 4: knit across
row 5: k2 tog, k to last 2 sts, k2 tog. 
row 6 to 24 : K across
row 25: Repeat row 5 of shaping. 
row 26: k6, yo, (for buttonhole) k6.
row 27: knit across.
rows 28, 29, 30: rep row 5
Bind off and sew button on. I usually tie it on with the same yarn I used to knit the towel.

OR                                                       
Decrease to make tab about 2in. wide and knit to 4 to 5 inches long.
1.) Chain a rope in. long to make a loop to serve as buttonhole for a door knob.

OR
2.) Cast off  & use Velcro to form a loop to attach the towel to your oven door handle.
    
Weave in ends.

This pretty pattern was submitted by Pat Linn, please direct all questions and comments to: Pat Linn