Sailboat Towel

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Give your home or summer cottage décor a fun nautical feel with this colorful sailboat towel. Or, stitch it as a gift to a friend who loves sailing.


  • Charles Craft White Fingertip Towel with 14-count inset
  • DMC Six-Strand Embroidery Floss


  • Embroidery needle

Stitch Type

Backstitch: 1 strand

Cross-stitch: 2 strands

Basic Supplies



Size / Stitch Count

Approximate finished size: 6-5/8”x1-1/2”; stitch count: 93 w x 22 h

Sailboat Towel

1. Print cross-stitch chart and key. (Note: The blue words “chart” and “key” are links. To access these, select the link, then download and print items.)

2. Stitch design centered on inset using two strands floss.

3. Backstitch as indicated on chart using one strand floss.

by Charles Craft

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