Tea Cosy

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Tea Cosy

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Tea is one of life's pleasures, most enjoyable when made the old-fashioned way in a teapot kept warm with a cosy. Small: 2-cup pot, Large: 6-cup. Bernat Handicrafter Cotton, size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles and 3.75 mm (U.S. F/5) crochet hook.

Sizes

Small Tea Cosy
Small Tea Cosy to fit average 2 cup tea pot;
Large Tea Cosy
Large Tea Cosy to fit average 6 cup tea pot.
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  • Small Tea Cosy
  • Large Tea Cosy

Small Tea Cosy to fit average 2 cup tea pot;

Step 2:

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Main Color (MC)

Handicrafter Cotton | Select your Shade, Edit Color
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Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 7/4.5mm
$3.95

Bamboo Crochet Hook

Size F5/3.75mm
$2.99
The materials for this project cost $6.94

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MEASUREMENTS

Small Tea Cosy Small Tea Cosy to fit average 2 cup tea pot;
Large Tea Cosy Large Tea Cosy to fit average 6 cup tea pot.

MATERIALS

Bernat Handicrafter Cotton
SizesSmall Tea CosyLarge Tea Cosy 
Main Color (MC)
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12
Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. 3.75 mm (U.S. F/5) crochet hook for tab. Small Tea Cosy to fit average 2 cup tea pot.

GAUGE

19 sts and 32 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with 4.5 mm needles in pat.

INSTRUCTIONS

Small Tea Cosy (Make 2 pieces aliike)
Cast on 36 sts.
**1st row: (Wrong side). K3. *P2. K5. Rep from * to last 5 sts. P2. K3.
2nd row: K3. *Tw2R. K5. Rep from * to last 5 sts. Tw2R. K3.**
Rep last 2 rows until work from beg measures 3 ins [8 cm] ending with right side facing for next row.
***Shape top: 1st row: K3. *Tw2R. K3. K2tog. Rep from * to last 5 sts. Tw2R. K3.
2nd row: K3. *P2. K4. Rep from * to last 5 sts. P2. K3.
3rd row: K3. *Tw2R. K4. Rep from * to last 5 sts. Tw2R. K3.
4th row: As 2nd row.
5th row: As 3rd row.
6th row: As 2nd row.
7th row: K3. *Tw2R. K2. K2tog. Rep from * to last 5 sts. Tw2R. K3.
8th row: K3. *P2. K3. Rep from * to end of row.
9th row: K3. *Tw2R. K3. Rep from * to end of row.
10th row: As 8th row.
11th row: K1. K2tog. *Tw2R. K1. K2tog. Rep from * to end of row.
12th row: K2. *P2. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
13th row: K2. *Tw2R. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
14th row: As 12th row.
15th row: K2tog. *Tw2R. K2tog. Rep from * to end of row.***
16th row: K1. *P2tog. K1. Rep from * to end of row. 11 sts.
Break yarn leaving a long end. Draw end through rem sts and fasten securely. Sew 2 pieces tog with a 1½ ins [4 cm] seam at lower edge and a 2 ins [5 cm] seam from top.
Tab: With crochet hook, ch 12. Fasten off. Join in ring at top of Tea Cosy.
Large Tea Cosy (Make 2 pieces alike)
Cast on 50 sts.
Work from ** to ** as given for Small Tea Cosy.
Rep last 2 rows until work from beg measures 4½ ins [11.5 cm] ending with right side facing for next row.
Work from *** to *** as given for Small Tea Cosy.
16th row: K1. *P2tog. K1. Rep from * to end of row. 15 sts.
Break yarn leaving a long end. Draw end through rem sts and fasten securely. Sew 2 pieces tog with a 1½ ins [4 cm] seam at lower edge and a 2 ins [5 cm] seam from top.
Tab: Work as given for Small Tea Cosy.