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VARDAGEN Dish towel, black

$5.99 / 2 pack
Article Number: 
002.926.35
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VARDAGEN Dish towel is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 4.
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A cotton/linen blend which combines the softness of cotton with the subtle sheen and firmness of linen.
Size
20x28 "
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-A cotton/linen blend which combines the softness of cotton with the subtle sheen and firmness of linen.
-Two loops make it easy to hang up the tea towel when you’re not using it.
Care instructions
Machine wash very hot, normal cycle.
Do not bleach.
Do not tumble dry.
Iron high.
Do not dry clean.
Shrinkage 4%.
Product dimensions
Length: 28 "
Width: 20 "
Package quantity: 2 pack

Length: 70 cm
Width: 50 cm
Package quantity: 2 pack

Designer:
Maria Vinka
Product description
80 % cotton, 20 % linen
People & Planet
All the cotton in our products comes from more sustainable sources. This means that the cotton is either recycled, or grown with less water, less fertilizers and less pesticides, while increasing profit margins for the farmers.
Renewable material (cotton and linen).
No optical brightener has been used.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from NEAT AND ATTRACTIVE These dish towels will go well in any kitchen décor. They are made of a nice material blend of cotton & linen However, don't make the mistake that I did and toss them into a washing machine with a fluffy cotton bath mat that sheds! The little tufts of cotton that got deposited on the towels were removed with a little effort. On their next wash all was fine as the fluffy bathmat was absent from the process. The dark color hides stains really well and for this reason I think the life of the towels will be extended considerably. They are very attractive and useful and came at a real bargain price.
Date published: 2018-01-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Dish towels I'm using these as dish drying towels, not hand towels. I had to get used to black towels for drying (I'm old school) and they work great. They are a good quality, absorb water well, and dry well. They could be used for kitchen hand towels as well, but not in my kitchen. I was looking for new dish towels, and these work well. my hand towels are normally terrycloth type.
Date published: 2018-01-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I like the size. Doesn't shrink.
Date published: 2017-12-28
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Like the look of these towels, however... These dish towels are nice looking and dry our dishes well. The negative is that they wrinkle up so much when laundered and dried.
Date published: 2017-04-27
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VARDAGEN Dish towel IKEA A cotton/linen blend which combines the softness of cotton with the subtle sheen and firmness of linen.

Designer thoughts

Designer Maria Vinka
“The idea behind VARDAGEN was to create a series of robust textiles with a Scandinavian look and feel – and a touch of folklore. Working with the right materials was important, because kitchen textiles should be durable and of a high quality. The choice landed on linen and cotton, which both have a beautiful natural sheen, as well as being durable and functional. That’s how VARDAGEN became a series of reliable products that can be used over and over again – and age gracefully.”

More VARDAGEN kitchen textile collection

Designing for the tastes of people around the world

In Swedish, VARDAGEN means “every day”, which is just how the cooking and eating products with that name are meant to be used, no matter where you live. The series is specifically designed to cater to the international trend toward transculturalism—a big word that basically means global eating and cooking habits are a lot more similar than you might think.

“Consumers have access to cultural diversity in cooking and eating from all over the world,” explains Ina Tidbeck Sjöblom, who works with the team that creates IKEA’s cooking and eating products. “They want to taste the best of all cultures.” People are adventurous too, with 69% saying they like to let their taste buds travel, trying new and different cuisines. “Which means that it’s not only in Asia that we need to have eating products for sushi,” Ina says.

Creating products for all our differences (and similarities)

Transculturalism is about figuring out how to make differences into similarities too—a trick VARDAGEN does without anyone even noticing. How? The collection is designed so single products work in multiple ways. Take the egg cup for example. It’s a staple on many European breakfast tables, but it can be something else too. “We did the egg cup in a shape that it’s more like a very small dip bowl,” explains Ina. “So it’s also for Asian eating, you know this small bowl where you put your chili paste and other condiments.” The small VARDAGEN bowl is another example of transcultural design. It’s the right size and shape to be the all-important rice bowl for Asian markets, and it’s just right to be used as a side-salad or cereal bowl in other parts of the world.

Answering the global demand for durability

“We haven’t done anything like it before,” says Ina. “It’s huge.” VARDAGEN is the biggest collection of traditional cooking and eating essentials IKEA has ever released. And thanks to the versatility of the products, the series is uniquely suited to the global market—catering to the needs of eaters living from Hong Kong to New York and everywhere in between. One thing people all over the world seem to agree on is the importance of durability. “We know from all the studies and research we do that people don’t want to buy and throw away things, they want to buy something that lasts,” says Ina. “So, we chose to work with honest and durable materials that are long-lasting.” VARDAGEN is made from durable and sustainable materials, like glass, porcelain and stainless steel. That means, just like the name VARDAGEN suggests, they’ll be useful every day for many days to come.

More Kitchen towels

A cotton/linen blend which combines the softness of cotton with the subtle sheen and firmness of linen. Two loops make it easy to hang up the tea towel when you’re not using it. https://www.ikea.com/us/en/images/products/vardagen-dish-towel-black__0512367_PE638507_S4.JPG VARDAGEN Dish towel, black 002.926.35 IKEA $5.99/ 2 pack