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Where to Find Us

When you have a staff of one, 99.999999 percent of your sales tend to be online right here at skinnytowel.com. Still, we do manage to get out and do a handful of selected fairs and fests. So far for 2024:

Hampstead, NH
The Skinny Towel & Washcloth Co. will be at the Strawberry Festival Craft Fair at Hampstead Congregational Church, 61 Main Street, Hampstead, NH on Saturday, June 1, 2024 from 9am-3pm. Our Skinny selves will be inside. (CONFIRMED)

Deerfield, NH
The Deerfield Fair will be held Thursday, Sept. 26-Sunday, Sept. 29, 2024 at the Deerfield Fairgrounds in Deerfield, NH. (APPLICATION PENDING)

Windham, NH
The Skinny Towel & Washcloth will be at the 14th Annual Windham High School Fall Craft Fair at Windham High School, 64 London Bridge Road, Windham, NH, on Saturday, October 26, 2024 from 9:30am-3pm. (CONFIRMED)

Denmark, Maine
The Skinny Towel & Washcloth Co. will be at the Holly Jolly Holiday Bazaar at the Denmark Arts Center, 50 W. Main Street, Denmark, Maine, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2024 from 10am-3pm (CONFIRMED)

Somersworth, NH
The Skinny Towel & Washcloth Co. will be at the Somersworth Festival Association’s Holiday Craft Fair at Somersworth High School, 11 Memorial Drive, Somersworth, NH, on Dec. 7, 2024 from 9am-3pm. (APPLICATION PENDING)

North Conway, NH
The Skinny Towel & Washcloth Co. will be at the Cranmore Inn & Suites, 80 Kearsarge Road, North Conway, NH, on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2024 from 11am-3pm as part of the 27th Annual Inn-to-Inn Cookie Tour. (CONFIRMED)

Retail Pardners:
(Skinny Towel Dog Mitts only)
True North Veterinary Hospital
1053 US Route 302
Bartlett, NH 03812

(Skinny Foot Towels only)
Dr. Billie A. Bondar, DPM
60 Rochester Hill Road #3
Rochester, NH 03867

Our History

Our company’s beginnings go back to early 2011 in a shower in Durham, NH. Bummed because her square washcloth was failing miserably in the back-washing department, Michelle (aka Mrs. Skinny) took scissors to a hand towel first-skinny-washclothsand the Skinny Washcloth® was on its way to being born. She and Mr. Skinny soon set their sights on the traditional, overly large bath towel, especially if you are going to have a company called The Skinny Towel & Washcloth Co. Realizing that most large towels still have dry sections after use, they went to work making a smaller, more efficient and yes, skinnier towel.

The Skinny Towel & Washcloth Co.® family continues to grow as we develop more Skinny products. Now located in northern New Hampshire with the beautiful White Mountains as a backdrop, we are proud to call the great State of New Hampshire home and Skinny corporate headquarters.

Colors & Process

Our Colors

We love ourselves some New Hampshire, and so our colors are named after 603 locations. But, as the saying goes, WAIT, THERE’S MORE!

Each Skinny Towel & Washcloth Co.® product comes with a little card loaded with fun facts about places and people in the 603. Collect ‘em, trade ‘em, dazzle your friends with your new-found NH knowledge and your ability to properly pronounce Pemigewasset, Androscoggin, Piscataqua, Chocorua, Ammonoosuc and Contoocook.

Our Process

Handmade in the NH. That’s us. We cut all fabric by hand and sew everything ourselves on our four-thread Juki MO-6700 Series commercial serger. This overlock sewing machine cuts the edges of the terrycloth while sewing over the edges to create a finished product that is easy on the eyes yet can take a beating.

We are a family-owned business and like any family, occasionally, the odd duck will show up in the form of a new Skinny product, a new color or a new design. We’re always thinking of a better Skinny way.

Our Core Values

At The Skinny Towel & Washcloth Co., we hold near and dear:

Bath and Shower Time: And we totally love that there’s a simple way to wash your back by yourself.

Giving Back to the Community: If we make a buck—and believe us, during those tough, early days a buck was about what we were making—a part of that buck will be given back to the community.

Innovation and Creativity: We’d be nowhere without ‘em. Good thing we paid no attention to the naysayers. If you are in a position to discourage innovation and creativity, please don’t.

Customer Service: The only time we’ll ever yell and scream at you is if we have a bad phone connection because the service up in the sticks can sometimes be iffy, but even then we’ll apologize.

Respect for Others: Our parents and teachers who laid the all-important foundation would not have it any other way.

The People and the Spirit of New Hampshire: We came here for a weekend visit, three months later we moved here, and today our company is headquartered in the Granite State.

Our Team

Michelle O’Donnell, Queen of Cutting and Sewing

  • Born: In the 212 area code
  • Educated: Yeah, what’s it to yuh?
  • Guilty Pleasure: “Law and Order”
  • Secret Talent: Can twirl two batons

Martin O’Donnell, King of Shipping and Receiving

  • Born: In Country Code 44
  • Educated: But, of course
  • Guilty Pleasure: Any TV show starring a car
  • Secret Secret: Owns an impressive collection of kilts

(Martin passed away in 2017 after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s disease, but he will always be a part of Team Skinny)

Fergus O’Donnell, Top Dawg

  • Adopted: From a shelter in the 949 area code
  • Bloodline: Questionable though to hear him bark it, he is descended from terrier and Dachshund royalty
  • Demeanor: 100% little dog

(Fergus passed away in 2021 at age 18. Best Customer Service Manager ever and forever a member of Team Skinny!)

Our Customers

  • Just the best! Couldn’t do it without them!

Our Moose

Pencil Moose In 2011 we asked a favor of mega-talented illustrator and friend Laura Rankin, author of “Ruthie and the (Not So) Very Busy Day,” “Ruthie and the (Not So) Teeny, Tiny Lie” and “Fluffy and Baron.’’ Our request was quite simple: we need a moose bathing with one of our Skinny Washcloths. We also want the moose to look like a “T” so he can double as the T in our company name. And oh, yeah, we don’t want his face shown but he needs to be cute. And not to put any pressure on you, but he will be a big part of the logo and The Skinny Towel & Washcloth Co.’s identity for years to come so he will need to have some staying power.

When we saw her first rendition (above) we knew she had nailed it.

Once a splash of color and definition were added, we knew we had Our Moose ourselves a moose to represent our company in true New Hampshire moose style.

The Skinny Moose® is registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Shipping Info

Items ordered from The Skinny Towel & Washcloth Co.® usually ship 5-7 business days after your order is received. We will ship to multiple addresses. Our delivery charges are based on each address. Regretfully, we are unable to ship internationally. We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause.

Orders are shipped via USPS and arrive in 3-5 after shipment, depending on your location. If you live in New England, you’ll be Skinnying faster than customers in, say, Alaska.

To ensure proper delivery, please provide accurate and complete shipping address information including street address and suite or apartment number, where applicable.

Shipping Costs

  • Up to $8.85: $3.85
  • $8.86 to $24.99: $7.95
  • $25.00 to $49.99: $9.95
  • $50.00 to $74.99: $12.95
  • $75.00 to $99.99: $14.95
  • More than $100: $15.95

Privacy Policy

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Return Policy

We stand behind our products and want you to be fully satisfied with your purchase.

“We’ve got your back…” extends to our return policy. If you are not completely satisfied, please return it for exchange for the same product or credit within 10 days after delivery. For example, if a package is delivered to you on Oct. 1, it must be returned to us by Oct. 10. Indicate if you would like to exchange for the same product or a credit. After 10 days we are unable to make exchanges or credits, but if you request a credit within that 10-day period, you have six months to use it.

To exchange products or request a credit, return products to: The Skinny Towel & Washcloth Co., PO Box 2686, North Conway, NH 03860. Please include your name, address, email and a telephone number where we can reach you. We’re sorry but products that have been washed or used cannot be returned.