Felt and Flower Tea Cozy

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Felt and Flower Tea Cozy

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The base of this charming tea cozy is made of easy single crochets. When felted and adorned with customized flowers, it becomes the perfect gift for your favorite green-thumbed gardener!

Measurements

Single Size
Approx 9" x 7" [23 x 18 cm] after felting, to fit 4-6 cup teapot.
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The materials for this project cost $70.12

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Size:

  • Single Size

Approx 9" x 7" [23 x 18 cm] after felting, to fit 4-6 cup teapot.

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Main Color (MC)

Classic Wool Worsted | Natural Mix, 00229Edit Color
$16.98

Contrast A

Classic Wool Worsted | Cloverleaf, 77222 is discontinued. Click 'Edit Color' to select other shade.Edit Color
$8.49

Contrast B

Classic Wool Worsted | Pumpkin, 77605Edit Color
$8.49

Contrast C

Classic Wool Worsted | Orchid, 77404Edit Color
$8.49

Contrast D

Classic Wool Worsted | Yellow, 77615Edit Color
$8.49

Contrast E

Classic Wool Worsted | Peacock, 00218Edit Color
$8.49

Contrast F

Classic Wool Worsted | Bright Red, 00230Edit Color
$8.49

Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size I9/5.5mm
$2.20
The materials for this project cost $70.12

Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

hdc = half double crochet

rep = repeat

sc = single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

Yoh = yarn over the hook

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 9" x 7" [23 x 18 cm] after felting, to fit 4-6 cup teapot.

MATERIALS

Patons Classic Wool Worsted (100 g/3.5 oz;192 m/210 yds)
Main Color (MC) Natural Mix (00229) 2
Contrast A Cloverleaf () 1
Contrast B Pumpkin (77605) 1
Contrast C Orchid (77404) 1
Contrast D Yellow (77615) 1
Contrast E Peacock (00218) 1
Contrast F Bright Red (00230) 1
Size 5.5 mm (U.S. I or 9) crochet hook or size needed to obtain tension.

GAUGE

13 sc and 16 rows = 4 ins [10 cm].

INSTRUCTIONS

Front and Back (make 2 pieces alike)
With MC, ch 41.
1st row: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of chain. Turn. 40 sc.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
Rep last row until work from beg measures 8" [20.5 cm].
Fasten off.

Flower 1 (Make 2 with D as Color 1 and C as Color 2. Make 2 with C as Color 1 and B as Color 2).

With Color 1, ch 2.
1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
2nd rnd: Join Color 2 with sl st to any sc. *Ch 3. (Yoh and draw up a loop. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice in next st. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – cluster made. Ch 3. Sl st in same sp as cluster. Rep from * around. Fasten off.

Flower 2
(Make 2 with E as Color 1, C as Color 2 and A as Color 3. Make 2 with F as Color 1, B as Color 2 and D as Color 3).

With Color 1, ch 2.
1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
2nd rnd: Join Color 2 with sl st to any sc. Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. 12 sc. Fasten off.
3rd rnd: Join Color 3 with sl st to any sc. *Ch 5. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 hdc in next ch. 1 dc in each of next 2 ch. Miss next sc. Sl st in next sc. Ch 6. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 hdc in next ch. 1 dc in each of next 3 ch. Miss next sc. Sl st in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to same sp as first sl st.
4th rnd: Sl st in each st of outer edge of Petals around. Fasten off.

Flower 3 (Make 2 with B as Color 1 and E as Color 2. Make 2 with A as Color 1 and F as Color 2).

With Color 1, ch 2.
1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off. 12 sc.
3rd rnd: Join Color 2 with sl st to any sc. Ch 1. (1 sc. Ch 3. 1 sc) in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Finishing
Felt Front, Back, and Flowers according to “How to Felt" instructions (see page 3). Cut out Front and Back pieces using template. With F, sew Back and Front tog with blanket st, leaving openings for spout and handle. With F, finish spout and handle openings with blanket st. Sew 6 Flowers to each side of Tea Cozy.