This is a variation of a classic handwaving tea towel pattern called Keep it Simple. The pattern was combined with a plain weave border and shorter floats.
2-lilac and white strip cottolin
3- white and lilac strip cottolin
4-light blue Boucle and 5-red white and blue Boucle towel are under hand / travel towels
Warm Water, Wash with Like Colours
Frequent washing of towels will make them softer and more absorbent.