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Beginner Tea Cozy



Tea drinkers, rejoice! This Beginner Tea Cozy is just what you need for your kitchen. Made entirely in the garter stitch, you'll be able to use this tea cozy pattern to make a practical item for your kitchen in no time. The beauty of the Beginner Tea Cozy is that you'll be able to gain confidence and accuracy with a basic knitting stitch while creating a charming and unique accessory for your kitchen! Just follow the diagrams for complete seaming instructions.

Beginner Tea Cozy
Beginner Tea Cozy
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Knitting Needle Size: 7 or 4.5 mm

Yarn Weight: (4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

To fit 4 cup tea pot.

Lily Sugar’n Cream (Solids: 70.9 g/2.5 oz; 109 m/120 yds)
01215 (Robin's Egg) 2 balls
Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to
obtain gauge. Large eye blunt-ended needle. 4 safety pins.

19 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches [10 centimeters] in garter stitch.


Make 2 Squares.

Cast on 38 stitches.

1st row: (Wrong side). Knit.
2nd row: (Right side). Knit.

Repeat these 2 rows for garter stitch pattern. Continue in pattern as established until work from beginning measures 8 inches [20.5 centimeters], ending with a Right side (2nd) row.
Cast off knitwise (Wrong side).

Weave in ends.


Place squares on top of one another with wrong sides facing each other.
Mark side edges with safety pins 1 inch [2.5 centimeters] up from bottom edge, and 3 inches [7.5 centimeters] down from top edge.
Sew edges together with a Flat Seam leaving area between safety pins open for spout and handle.

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Jan 20, 2014

Does anyone know where I could find that tea set? It's adorable!


Jan 20, 2014

This was a quick, easy, and very cute pattern! I made one for my mother-in-law in Caron Simply Soft's Pistachio (cheapest at WalMart). Very nice!


8 Ratings

Feb 9, 2013

This the tea cozy that was on the TV show Elementary with Lucy Lu as Watson and The English guy as Holmes. Love the show ..........have been looking for a pattern for a tea cozy.....just have to find an interesting yarn


Oct 20, 2012

I like this pattern. It would make quick gifts.


Aug 30, 2012

This is perfect for what I need. Thank you for sharing.


May 24, 2012

just copy and paste the directions and go to your notepad or word documents and print out directions....hope that helps so you have a copy in your hand...


Apr 6, 2012

I like cold tea.


Apr 2, 2012

I need a hard copy of pattern. I spent two months with computer turning off every half hour, had to wait almost that long to resume. Hard copy allows me to continue working.


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