Tea Cozy and Egg Cozy

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Tea Cozy and Egg Cozy

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Matching tea cozy and egg cozies for a color-coordinated and memorable breakfast. Shown in Lily Sugar 'n Cream. 

Size

Single Size
Tea Cozy to fit 6 cup tea pot.
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The materials for this project cost $8.93

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  • Single Size

Tea Cozy to fit 6 cup tea pot.

Step 2:

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Main Color (MC)

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Select your Shade, Edit Color
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Contrast A

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | White, 00001Edit Color
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Contrast B

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Hot Green, 01712Edit Color
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Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 7/4.5mm
$3.95
The materials for this project cost $8.93

Abbreviations

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Tea Cozy to fit 6 cup tea pot.

MATERIALS

Lily Sugar 'n Cream
Main Color (MC) () 2
Lily Sugar 'n Cream (70 g/2.5 oz;109 m/120 yds)
Contrast A White (00001) 1
Contrast B Hot Green (01712) 1
Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension.

GAUGE

20 sts and 26 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Tea Cozy (Make 2 pieces alike)
With MC, cast on 49 sts.
1st row: (RS). K1. *P1. K1. Rep from * to end of row. This row forms seed st pat.
Work a further 5 rows in seed st pat. With A, work 2 rows in stocking st.
Next row: (RS). With MC, knit. With MC, work 3 rows in seed st pat. With B, work 2 rows in stocking st.
Next row: (RS). With MC, knit.
With MC, cont in seed st pat until work from beg measures 6½ ins [16.5 cm], ending with a WS row.

Proceed as follows:
1st row: *K4. K2tog. Rep from * to last st. K1. 41 sts.
2nd and alt rows: Purl.
3rd row: *K3. K2tog. Rep from * to last st. K1. 33 sts.
5th row: *K2. K2tog. Rep from * to last st. 25 sts.
7th row: *K1. K2tog. Rep from * to last st. K1. 17 sts.
9th row: *K2tog. Rep from * to last st. K1. 9 sts.
10th row: Purl. Break yarn leaving a long end. Draw yarn through rem sts and fasten securely.

FINISHING
Sew side and top seams, leaving openings for handle and spout.
Twisted Cord: Cut 2 strands of MC 12 ins [30.5 cm] long. Hold one end and with someone holding other end, twist strands to the right until they begin to curl. Fold the 2 ends tog and tie in a knot so they will not unravel. The strands will now twist themselves tog. Adjust length if desired. Sew loop to top of Tea Cozy.

Egg Cozy
With MC or A, cast on 33 sts.
Work in seed st pat for 2 ins [5 cm] ending with a WS row.

Shape top: 1st row: *K2. K2tog. Rep from * to last st. K1. 25 sts.
2nd and alt rows: Purl.
3rd row: *K1. K2tog. Rep from * to last st. K1. 17 sts.
5th row: *K2tog. Rep from * to last st. K1. 9 sts. Break yarn leaving a long end.
Draw yarn through rem sts and fasten securely. Sew side seam.
With MC or A, work blanket st around bottom as illustrated.