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Mock-Woven Tea Towel

Mock Woven Tea Towels

This is a simple, easy to memorize pattern. No fancy stitches, not even much purling is required. After one or two repeats, you won’t even need to look at the pattern. It yields an 8″x13″ towel.


2 oz. of Sugar and Cream worsted weight.
Needles: US Size 6, or size needed to obtain gauge.


18 sts and 30 rows/ 4″.


CO 39 sts.  Knit 4 rows for garter st border.

Rows 1, 3, 5, 7, 9: K3 for border, P3, *K7, P3*; repeat 3 times, K3 for border.

ALL EVEN ROWS: K across.

Rows 11, 13: K6, *P7, K3* twice, P7, K6.

Row 14: K across.

Repeat rows 1-14, 5 times, then repeat rows 1-9 once.

Knit 4 rows for garter st border. Cast off loosely.

Copyright 2001 by Bonnie Evans: [email protected] and Vaunda Rae Giberson: [email protected] all rights reserved. For personal and charity use only – not for profit.