designed and created by Janet Marie Marston-McGregor
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Size 8 Needles (I used circulars)
Red and White Cotton Yarn (or 2 colors of your choice)
Crochet Hook Size H (optional)
Button (for the holder)
With Size 8 Needles, CO 30.
--KNIT first 3 rows in RED
--then, with WHITE, alternate KNIT one row, PEARL one row, KNITTING first 2 and last 2 stitches of every row for about 3-4 inches,
--**switch to RED, and KNIT every row till you have the desired ribbing - approx 5 rows if you want 3 ribs**,
--switch back to WHITE, and alternate KNIT/PEARL for about 10 inches,
--then switch back to RED and repeat**,
--then switch back to WHITE and alternate KNIT/PEARL for about 3-4 inches,
--then switch back to RED, KNIT the next 3 rows
--KNIT 2TOG at beginning and end of each row till you have 8 stitches left (this will be your holder).
--KNIT till piece measures at least 6 inches long, BIND OFF
--then, take yarn on CROCHET HOOK and CH 10, then attach to end of row - do SC across CH for 2 more rows, then fasten off (this will be your button hole - you can make this smaller for smaller buttons by decreasing the CH)
--attach button where you want it
--OPTIONAL - take Crochet hook and trim around towel with RED, using SC - FINISHED!