Pat's Knit Kitchen Fingertip Towel

By Pat Linn, Saskatchewan Canada

In this pattern the rows can be varied, as you like
Bernet cotton, 4 Ply worsted
Needles:  5mm. / #6 Can. /  #8 US.

CAST on 64 Stitches

Row 1-6 ---------------------------  Knit a few rows
Row 7,9,11,13 --------------------  Knit
Row 8,10,12,14-------------------  Pearl
Row  15 25----------------------  Knit
Row 26,28,30,32, 34,36,38 ----- Knit
Row  27,29.31,33,35,37,39 ----- Pearl
Row 40-50 -------------------------Knit
Row 51,53,55,57,59,61,63 ------Knit
Row 52,54,56,58,60,62,64 ------Pearl
Continue this pattern until the towel reaches 8 to10in. (The length you like)
To Decrease   #1
Knit 2 stitches together across the wide
Pearl back
Continue decrease until you have about 12 - 16 stitches remaining
Knit a tab to the length you want (2-3 ins.)  SEE SKETCH
By knitting two stitches together, decrease the width of tab to about 1/2
Continue knitting a tab, along this one edge of the tab, for about 3 INS.
Bind off  
Loop this half tab around to attach to the full size tab by stitching together.
This makes a nice loop to fit a doorknob on your cabinet
OR   TO DECREASE   #2
Row 65:  Decrease row Knit 2tog across (32 sts.)
Row 66: Knit across
Row 67: Repeat Row 65:(16 sts.)
Row 68-94: Knit
Row 95: K1, k2tog, k5, yo, knit across. (Yo makes buttonhole)
Row 96-97: Knit
Row 98: K2tog, k11, k2tog.
Row 99: Knit across.
Row 100: K2tog, k9, k2tog.
Row 101: Knit across.
Row 102: k2tog, k2, k2tog, k3, k2tog.
Row 103: K2tog across
Bind off 
With the yarn, sew fancy button on centre of row 65. weave in ends

 

Thank you to Pat Linn for sharing this great pattern.
please direct your questions and comments about this pattern to: Pat Linn