Tea towels (also called dishcloths or drying-up cloth) are small towels made of soft, absorbent fabric like cotton or linen. Tea towels are a kitchen essential can be found in kitchens all over the world.
Tea towels are chiefly used for drying dishes and cutlery but that’s not where their uses end! They are great for keeping baked goods warm after they come out of the oven, they are also used to cover dough at it rises.
They can be folded easily into a cute and rustic looking bread basket, which makes a lovely table decoration.
They also an effective surface protector and serving accessory. Simply fold a few times and they will protect your table from hot objects like saucepans.