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Waffle Towels: A Treat Without the Guilt


We’re always on the hunt for products that help us simplify our lives. When we tried these new waffle towels, we could tell we’d just found a new BFF for the bath. Made of durable cotton in a unique, textured weave reminiscent of—you guessed it—one of our favorite breakfast treats, these soft towels not only dry with surprising speed, but have a casual-chic appeal that would work as well in the décor of a vacation house on the Nantucket coast as they would in a provincial French cottage.

We could wax on about how much we love the waffle towel, but here are our top reasons to stock it in your cabinet:

  • It’s super lightweight, which translates to less-bulky laundry loads and less strain on appliances.
  • Less bulky also means more room in your linen closet or bathroom cabinets, so you can stack more towels in the same amount of space—ideal for apartments, dorms, and vacation homes, and, well, pretty much everywhere else.
  • As Austin, one of our IT gurus and Official Towel Tester, points out, “They’re long, which is perfect for a tall guy like me.” The extra length is also great for wrapping around the body, which prevents the dreaded neighbor-flashing that can happen during the pre-caffeine morning prep routine.
  • The woven cavities in the fabric increase surface area, so the waffle towel is as absorbent as a plush terry or cotton towel.
  • It’s the perfect hair towel, especially for long hair, helping to squeegee out water in record time—so less exposure to the damaging heat of the hair dryer.
  • It dries fast. We mean crazy-fast. Austin chimes in, “I wash them once every three or so uses, and they hold the detergent smell but not the used-towel smell”—you know, the sour stink that comes from dampness and mildew growth. This makes the waffle towel perfect for hot, humid climates, for the beach or gym (easy to roll up and stash in your tote bag!), and poolside.




Where would you use the waffle towel—at home, at the pool or gym, or at the beach? Answer this question in the comments for your chance to win a pair of Pine Cone Hill Waffle towels in the color of your choice! Check out the Rafflecopter entry form below for 4 easy ways to enter! Contest ends on Wednesday, February 26 at 11:59 p.m. EST. View the full details.

Congratulations to our winner, Mary Ann from Illinois! 

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sydney85 February 21, 2014 at 9:45 am

I would use them in my guest bathroom. It would be nice to have a selection of towels for guests to use.

Cindi February 21, 2014 at 12:23 pm

I would use your lovely Waffle Towels, everywhere!
Many thanks, Cindi

Renee A February 21, 2014 at 1:10 pm

I’m in the market for new towels in the master bath & for my girls, too… Double-runs in the dryer means my current towels are WAY too heavy! Thanks for the great giveaway – these are going on my birthday wish-list next!

Alina February 21, 2014 at 1:27 pm

These are gorgeous! I’d be greedy and use them in my bathroom.

Sean C February 21, 2014 at 1:28 pm

It would be great to have these lovely towels for our guest bathroom.

Janis Boyd February 21, 2014 at 1:58 pm

These towels are a prime example of luxurious! They are absolutely beautiful. They remind me of being in a spa that is very calm and relaxing. I would love to have them for my master bathroom.

Connie Perry February 21, 2014 at 2:07 pm

I would use these waffle towels at home and at the beach. I am in dire need of new towels and these would fit the bill. thanks for the giveaway opportunity. they are beautiful and waffle wonderful!

Kim C February 21, 2014 at 3:21 pm

So neat! I would love to win a pair and give them a try. Thanks for the contest!

Karen Morgan February 21, 2014 at 5:11 pm

I would use these very smartly designed, lovely towels in our travel trailer where both linen storage and after showering towel drying space are at a premium.

Julie February 21, 2014 at 5:12 pm

I would use these in the master bath for showers!!

Jennifer Essad February 21, 2014 at 5:38 pm

this weave is beautiful, the texture must feel awesome. I’m actually thinking of a tunic/robe my mom made us when we were kids to wear as a cover up after swimming. She made them out of bath towels and mine was bright emerald green (my favorite color). I believe she only needed one towel for the pattern. I’m going to see if she remembers this and if she designed the pattern or if it was from Simplicity or Vogue. So aside from that I would enjoy using this towel selection in my bathroom.

Jennie Hawes February 21, 2014 at 7:12 pm

I’d love to have these towels for my boys’ bathroom – they are fabulous!

Louise February 21, 2014 at 9:53 pm

pretty, preppy and fuctional – what’s not to like? I’d use them in my beach bag…

Ginger February 22, 2014 at 7:07 am

I’d love the blue in my bathroom!

Carrie February 22, 2014 at 12:49 pm

I love the idea of using them for a hair-wrap. I read somewhere rubbing your wet hair with terry cloth is not good for your hair, that it causes split ends. These would be perfect!

Karen M February 22, 2014 at 12:56 pm

I would use these towels every day, they are wonderful and so absorbent!

Chrissie P February 22, 2014 at 2:52 pm

These towels look so refreshing for spring and summer. I can’t wait to update my bathroom with them.

Debra Lee February 22, 2014 at 5:41 pm

Great in the home for guests!

Lori in Indiana February 22, 2014 at 6:07 pm

Wow, I love this idea. I would just use them everyday in the bathroom. My hair is long and very hard to dry, and I hate blow dryers. These would be perfect!

Jan Riggenbach February 22, 2014 at 6:24 pm

Love the texture and length.
Not too heavy for my dryer 🙂
Need a new look.

Susan W February 22, 2014 at 9:25 pm

love an adsorbant towel…these are so pretty too

Mary February 22, 2014 at 10:02 pm

To cover a chair!

JenniferB Stanton February 22, 2014 at 11:29 pm

I would use my towels after my long soak after a long day at work. It would be mine and mine only! My treat for myself 🙂

Pam February 23, 2014 at 7:14 am

Would love to feel how soft they are…starting at home

Peggy February 23, 2014 at 8:51 am

I would use these at the beach – beautiful and practical!

Janice Erbeck February 23, 2014 at 10:01 am

I would love to have these towels. They would be great to use at home or at the beach. I like the fact that they take up less space and dry fast.

Kelly February 23, 2014 at 10:13 am

These would be perfect in my guest bathroom. The best way to pamper my friends when they visit!

Bethany Anderson February 25, 2014 at 6:04 pm

I’d use these gorgeous towels one at a time after I shower to dry my toes, then my calves and knees, then my . . . . What? Oh. Okay, ahem. I’d use these pretty towels in my master bathroom.

jeannine s February 26, 2014 at 1:43 pm

I would use it for our pool at home

jeannine s February 26, 2014 at 1:43 pm

I would use it for our pool at home

amy williams February 26, 2014 at 2:14 pm

at home for sure. love the spa feel in the bathroom

Donna Engborg February 26, 2014 at 3:24 pm

Goodness! I would replace all my towels with waffles towels! I am remodeling my MasterBath – so I’ll start there!


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