Textile artifacts - not too serious - not too impractical - just for fun - handmade from wool, fiber, fabrics and decorated with - well - whatever.........

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Vintage Style Teacosy

Teacosies as a practicality, never seem to go out of fashion. They lend themselves to whimsical creative experiments while keeping the tea hot at the same time.


  1. Lovely tea cosy! I am looking for a pattern to make for a fundraiser. Is your pattern available?

  2. Thank you for the comment :-)
    The tea cosies were especially made for a Maxwell Williams teapot, so the size and shape wasn't a standard one. They were knitted in garter stitch with very thick chunky
    wool, on 6.00mm needles. This might give you an idea
    of gauge for designing one.
    I made the sides separate, then when stitching together, left a space for the spout and handle.
    The crochet flowers were invented experimentally... and I'm sorry, but don't have a pattern for them - or the cosy.
    Best wishes from Shirley

  3. it's beautiful...reminds one of spring!