Tea Cosy Pattern – April 2015
By popular demand, we have decided that it was about time we gave you all a Tea Cosy pattern!
Rico Merino Aran
Tapestry needle for sewing up
Cast on 32 using your preferred method
Rows 1 – 5
*K2, P2 repeat from * to end
Rows 6 – 10
*P2, K2 repeat from * to end
These 10 rows for the pattern, repeat until 25 rows are worked (35 rows for a larger size pot)
Now begin decreasing
Row 1 – K2tog, *K3, K2tog rep from * to end (25 sts)
Row 2 – Purl
Row 3 – Knit
Row 4 – Purl
Row 5 – K1, * K2tog, K1 rep from * to end (17 sts)
Row 6 – Purl
Row 7 – Knit
Row 8 – Purl
Row 9 – K1, *K2tog rep from * to end (9 sts)
Row 10 – Purl
Row 11 – Knit
Row 12 – Purl
Row 13 – K1 *k2tog rep from * to end (5 sts)
Cut a long tail and thread through the remaining 5 stitches and pull up tight.
Sew together your two sides, remembering to leave gaps for your teapot handle and spout.
If you need help with this or any other knitting patterns, don’t forget we have a Yarn Bee every Friday morning from 10am – 12pm.
See the Knitted Flower pattern if you want to add some detail!