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« on: January 27, 2010 05:54:49 AM »

I started with easy teapot cosy from a pattern on raverly with sirdar click chunky in the multi colour yarn,
Harlequin

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then did another one with mirage and leftovers of sirdar click green
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Then I moved onto the Tea Mitten by Elisabeth Kleven and modified the pattern, to ac comadate my blob/bobble pattern, the inside looks like a waffle, these two are one pot cosy's
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Cream Tea

Lastly 4 cup pot, which actually was the First one I made

Hope u like them.. once I get stuck on an idea I really like to make a few for variations on that theme
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« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2010 05:58:15 AM »

My goodness! They're all awesome! How long do they take to make?
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« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2010 06:09:33 AM »

Well once I got the pattern down.. the one pot cream tea took about 3 evenings, starting from 8pm-11pm.
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« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2010 12:44:48 PM »

Oh wait, there's one more, and one more.........  Smiley
And they're all great.
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« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2010 03:19:03 PM »

oh, could you post where u got the patterns? i have been wanting to do this since.. forever. Could you just do one to measure? I was thinking of crochet as well but it may be too holey.  I'm not that good at kitting yet.... and I don't have circular needles, could this be done with straight and then put together?
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« Reply #5 on: January 28, 2010 02:35:31 AM »

I did them on dpns.. as I always get the sts twisted on circs..lol.. Yep u could defo do one crochet'd.
I'd just like to say this is a spur of the moment idea....
If it were me.. I'd try crochet in the round for the bottom part and then when u get to the spout and handle, cut the yarn, turn and work rows until u get to the top of the pot, above the spout and handle, do the same on the other side and then join them back in the round. Make a long rectangle and stitch it to the leftside of the teapot.. and then on the right add a popper/clasp/velcro... Then you could either leave it like that or in the round make a spout cover.. long wide tube of crochet, wide at the base and then slightly tapered to the end, whipstitch it onto the base of the spout and I think that would be ok. I hope that helps I would do a test run in a light colour so u can count ur sts as u go... !
As for Knitting there are quite a few idea's at knittingpatterncentral.com.

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mamma3monkeys
« Reply #6 on: January 28, 2010 11:01:48 AM »

lol, I don't know how to use dpns either... so I guess I gotta learn! Thanks so much for the ideas! I am definitely going to have some fun with this, and thanks for the link as well! They look amazing, BTW.
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