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« on: January 08, 2008 03:32:19 PM »

A couple of hours ago, I got this urge... So I found a bunch of green scraps and made a tea cozy. I may need to line it to get full heat-retaining capabilities, but it's pretty thick and warm. The teapot I made it for has a pretty high handle/knob on the lid, which is why it has a little pointy top. Smiley It's about eight or ten inches high. Made on 4,5 mm wooden dpns, a 5 mm circ and two 5 mm straights (when I split it up to make holes for the handle and spout.)



I now have tons and tons of ends to weave in - a lot of the scraps weren't enough to do each stripe, so...

I'll probably test drive it tomorrow.
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« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2008 04:19:41 PM »

i've always wanted to make a teapot cozy, but i dont drink tea from a teapot... hopefully someday someone I know will, so i can make them a teacozy that is as cute as yours!
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« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2008 04:57:26 PM »

Oooh! That is sortof ironic! You used a bunch of colors that usually describe tea! Cheesy:D:D:D:D
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« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2008 04:58:25 PM »

Yes, yes, that's totally what I was doing!
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« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2008 07:22:28 PM »

I love tea cozies, regardless of irony.  I like my tea a certain temperature and a cozy is a functional thing... even if it is kind of stereotypical froufrou!  Your's isn't froufrou at all though, it's very modern and good looking.

Yours is awesome, I love the tea colors you picked.  Great job.

It makes me want to go have tea time!
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« Reply #5 on: January 08, 2008 10:36:10 PM »

not sensing enough irony here.....but its cute!
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« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2008 08:13:24 PM »

ZOMG IT'S SO CUTE
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but seriously..
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« Reply #7 on: January 10, 2008 01:31:24 AM »

Hee, thanks all - but it's not cute! It's macho and post-something...

OK, it's cute.
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« Reply #8 on: January 10, 2008 08:56:43 AM »

It's an onion! Or is that just me? That could be ironic..but has nothing to do with tea. Ah well, I think its adorable anyway.
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« Reply #9 on: January 11, 2008 09:14:22 AM »

I love this tea cozy -- I am not a big fan of frou frou cozies, so this fits the ticket.  I never use the teapots I collect to actually make tea because I like hot tea -- your cozy inspires me.  So, how did you get it to fit your pot so "cozily" and does it just slip on or do you have to fight with it?  I can see a tea nightmare in my kitchen as I try to dress the pot . . .
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