DIY Craft: Mud Mitt


  • A terry cloth hand towel (Sizes may vary. The one used here is 11.5” x 12” but a larger hand towel works just fine!)
  • Cotton rope or ribbon (12” length)
  • Pins
  • Needle
  • Thread
  • Measuring tape
  • Scissors


Lay out the hand towel horizontally. Fold top edge down 2.5”. Your folded towel is now 12” wide x 9” high.

Fold in half to make your towel 6” wide then pin the side and bottom to secure for the next step.

Stitch along the side and the bottom. You will want to use a blanket stitch. Or, if you have a sewing machine, feel free to use your sewing machine instead.

Cut a 12” length of your rope or ribbon to 12”. If using rope you will want to knot off the ends to prevent it from unraveling.

Place the rope/ribbon on either side of the top right corner of your mitt. Sew the rope/ribbon at least 10 times through until it feels securely attached then knot the thread.

Slip your dog’s dirty/wet paw into the mitt & rub. Repeat. All the mud/grass/sand will stay in the mitt.Rinse & repeat. Keep your mitt hanging on the doorknob or in your car, ready for those mucky paws!

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