Fancy making something delicious looking for your teapot? Then get to it with this easy free knitting pattern.
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Ice Cream Swirl Tea Cozy Knitting Pattern
1 x 50g double knit yarn in white
1 x 50g double knit yarn in pink
4mm knitting needles / darning needle / scissors
4mm crochet hook
Pom Pom Maker
Make 2 pieces -
Cast on 40 stitches in pink yarn
Row 1 - Knit
Row 2 - Purl first two stitches together, purl to last stitch, M1, K1
Row 3 - Knit
Row 4 - Purl first two stitches together, purl to last stitch, M1, K1
Row 5 - Knit
Row 6 - Purl first two stitches together, purl to last stitch, M1, K1
Change colour to white
Row 7 - Purl
Row 8 - Knit first two stitches together, knit to last stitch, M1, K1
Row 9 - Purl
Row 10 - Knit first two stitches together, knit to last stitch, M1, K1
Row 11 - Purl
Row 12 - Knit first two stitches together, knit to last stitch, M1, K1
Repeat these 12 rows 9 times. Cast off. Pick up 35 stitches along the bottom of the piece in the white yarn.
Work in stockinette stitch - Purl 1st row, Knit, until piece measures 1.5 inches long.
Stitch the two sides together leaving gaps for the teapot spout and handle. The stocking stitch edge will be at the top of the cosy. For the bottom edge, single crochet 2 rows around in white yarn. With the pink yarn thread through the darning needle and sew large loose stitches through the bottom of the cosy, pull tight and tie in a small bow. Do this to the top of the cosy also. This allows the swirl pattern to stay in shape. Make 2 large pom poms and 2 small pom poms in co-ordinating colours and stitch to the top of the tea cosy.
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