Crochet a little sweater for your teapot! Besides being decorative and adding a touch of traditional flair to your home, a tea cozy is a very practical way to keep your tea warm during infusing and serving.
This well written crochet pattern has lots of colour illustrations, and includes directions on how to make a tiny pompom using a fork. The crochet pattern calls for 1 skein of Berroco Vintage worsted weight yarn, a 4.00 mm (G), 3.50 mm (E) and a 3.25 mm (D) crochet hook. The pattern uses the following stitches and techniques: single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, front post double crochet, back post double crochet, front post treble crochet and reverse single crochet.
The finished tea cozy measures 20.25 cm (8”) wide and 19 cm (7½”) long and will fit a standard sized teapot. The Gordon Ramsay Maze teapot by Royal Doulton is the model for the tea cozy shown. The blue tea cozy that is pictured was made using 1 ball of Cascade 22