We’ve all been there: coffee overflows from your pour over device; a kid spills milk; oil splatters outside the saucepan. A quality dish towel can absorb basically any liquid you throw its way, and it might also contain the right fibers to polish your glassware till it’s crystal-clear. And plenty of dish towels will dry quickly so they’re up for the next task, and are also washable so they last for long periods of time. While considering the right towel for you, think about thickness, material, and weight. Below are some of the most durable, effective dish towels you can buy.