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Bee Cosy

from Knitti Politi
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Bee Cosy
Bee Cosy
Bee Cosy

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit, purl, basic increasing and decreasing, seaming

Pattern Description:

Bee Cosy tea cosy! It's got wings...

The cosy is worked flat in pieces and seamed together, leaving a hole for the handle and spout.

The little top wings and double button eyes are sewn on at the end to embellish your cosy.


13 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches (10 x 10 cm) in Stockinette Stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • To fit: circumference up to 50 cm (19 1/2"), height 18 cm (7").


  • 82 metres (90 yards) of each of the main colours (black and yellow, chunky/bulky weight yarn).
  • 20 metres (22 yards) of wing colour (DK weight yarn).
  • US 10 (6 mm) needles
  • US 2 (3 mm) needles

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 large white buttons and 2 medium black buttons to make the eyes.

Suggested yarn:

180 yards of Chunky weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Katia Peru
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I love designing and knitting cute and quirky accessories and decorative items, they really put a little smile into my day, and I hope yours too...!

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