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knitpurl
« on: October 14, 2010 11:39:53 PM »

I made this last weekend for my workmates (we were wrapping our teapot in a teatowel to keep it hot, and I decided enough was enough).



It's using half a ball of wool from my stash and a scrap of ribbon I had left over from a gift. I made up two halves, basically rectangles, with just a little bit of shaping at the top, then sewed it together, picked up stitches around the side openings and knitted a few rows of rib, and added a button opening at one side, so it can be adjusted to fit another teapot in the future.
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« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2010 04:03:53 AM »

What a cute idea.. and I love the idea of the button at the top so it's adjustable  I hope your teapots are nice and cozy now. Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2010 05:49:32 AM »

Where is the IRONY I ask you?  WHERE???

Hee hee just kidding - that's very cool - er hot?  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2010 07:50:39 AM »

I actually thought that tea cozies were just for decoration....I had no idea that they actually helped keep the tea hot!! Well, you learn something new everyday  Smiley

This is really cute! I wish I had a tea pot to make cute cozies for.  Unfortunately, we're utilitarian around here and only have tea kettles.

What stitch pattern did you use? It kind of looks like upside-down owls.  Either way, it looks very cute!
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knitpurl
« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2010 07:22:36 PM »

striker, I don't think the pattern has a name - i just made it up as I went. It just uses left and right twists to create the upside down 'V's.
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barbanel
« Reply #5 on: January 08, 2011 01:23:47 AM »

oh!!! i've been looking to make one of these!! its very cute and pretty!!
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