The perfect solution for every kitchen countertop! Ideal to replace dish towels on the counter when handwashing pots, pans, dishes, glassware and cutlery!This unique design holds 4 times its weight in water by combining a thin layer of foam between two high quality, extremely absorbent, durable, microfiber layers. Dries faster than ordinary dish towels. Provides cushion for delicate dishes and stemware. Also protects your counter from scratches and scuffs when placed under small appliances. Includes a sewn in hangtab to the side of the mat, to hang up mat to dry. Can also be folded for easy storage.