Tea Cozy Pattern

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Tea Cozy Pattern

Materials Required: AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY "DAWN" KNITTING WORSTED, Article W 11 or W 41
3 ozs. Amber
1 oz. White
1 oz. Golf Green
Any assorted colors for Flowers.
1 teapot measuring about 20 inches in circumference and about 7 inches in height not including knob.
Plastic crochet hook No. 5 or G.

With White ch 36 rather loosely, s c in 2nd st from hook, 1 s c in each remaining st of ch (35 s c), drop White.
2nd Row—Attach Amber, ch 1, turn, s c in 1st s c, * cluster st in next s c (cluster st: 3 tr c in same space leaving last loop of each tr c on hook, yarn over and pull through all loops at one time), s c in next s c, repeat from * across row, ch 1, turn.
3rd Row—1 s c in each s c and 1 s c in each cluster st (35 s c), drop Amber, turn. When changing color always complete last half of st with next color.
4th Row—Pick up White, ch 1 and work 1 s c in each s c, ch 1, turn.
5th Row—1 s c in each s c, drop White, turn.
6th Row—Pick up Amber, ch 1, s c in 1st s c, * cluster st in next s c, s c in next s c, repeat from * across row, ch 1, turn. Repeat from 3rd row 4 times (6 cluster st rows).
Next Row—Cut White, continue with Amber, s c in 1st s c, * skip the cluster st, s c in next s c, repeat from * across row, ch 1, turn.
Next 4 Rows—1 s c in each s c, ch 1 to turn each row.
Next Row—Decrease in every other st (to decrease: * insert hook in next st, pull loop through, repeat from * once, yarn over and pull through all loops at one time), cut yarn. Work another section in same manner.
Sew sections together on each side leaving an opening for spout and handle.

STEMS: Cut Green 10 inches long for each stem.

FLOWERS: Cut Colors 5 inches long, double in half, then double in half again, then double in half a 3rd time. Using 1 stem, wrap around center and tie securely having both ends the same length.