Knitted Pleated Tea Cozy

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Knitted Pleated Tea Cozy

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Fun colorful tea cozy with a simple pleating design. Shown in Bernat Super Value.

Single Size
Approx 5 ins [12.5 cm] tall.
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The materials for this project cost $13.93

Step 1:

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  • Single Size
To fit medium Tea Pot (4 cups)
Approx 5 ins [12.5 cm] tall.

Step 2:

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

Contrast A

Super Value | Rouge, 53531Edit Color

Contrast B

Super Value | Grass, 53223Edit Color

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 8/5mm
The materials for this project cost $13.93


K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

K3(4,n)tog = Knit next 3(4, n)stitches together.

pat = pattern

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

Details & Instructions


To fit medium Tea Pot (4 cups)
Approx 5 ins [12.5 cm] tall.


Bernat Super Value (197 g/7. oz;389 m/426 yds)
Contrast A Rouge (53531) 1
Contrast B Grass (53223) 1
Size 5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.


18 sts and 24 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.


Make 2 pieces alike.
With B, cast on 67 sts.
1st row:(WS). Knit.
2nd row:K2. *With A, K7. Pass B over A, K7. Pass A over B. Rep from * to last 9 sts. With A, K7, pass B over A. With B, K2.
3rd row:With B, K2. Bring B to front and pass over A. Bring A to back. *K7. Bring A to front of work. Pass B over A to back. With B, K7. Rep from * to last 9 sts. Bring A to back. K7.
Bring A to front of work. Pass B over A to back. With B, K2.
4th rowWith B, K2. Pass A under B and rep from * as given for 2nd row.
Rep 3rd and 4th rows work from beg piece measures 5 ins [12.5 cm], ending on a 3rd row.
Shape top: 1st row:Work as established for pleat pat, knitting tog 3rd and 4th sts of each pleat. 58 sts rem.
Work 3 rows even in pat.
Rep last 4 rows once more. 49 sts rem.
Next row:Work as established, knitting tog 2nd and 3rd sts in each pleat. 40 sts rem.
Next row Work even in pat.
Rep last 2 rows once more. 31 sts rem.
Next row:With B, K2tog. *With A, K3tog. With B, K3tog. Rep from * to last 5 sts. With A, K3tog. With B, K2tog. 15 sts rem.
Break yarn, leaving a length of yarn.
Thread B through rem loops. Draw up and fasten securely.
Pom-pom:(Make 1 each with A and B).
Wind yarn around 3 fingers approx 60 times. Remove from fingers and tie tightly in center.
Cut through each side of loops. Trim to a smooth round shape.
Sew side and top seams, leaving openings for handle and spout. Attach pom-poms to top of Tea Cosy.