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Grandma and her cat tea cosy

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Grandma and her cat tea cosy
Grandma and her cat tea cosy
Grandma and her cat tea cosy
Grandma and her cat tea cosy
Grandma and her cat tea cosy
Grandma and her cat tea cosy

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, increase, decrease, simple short row shaping, i-cords, yarnovers
  • simple embroidery for face

Pattern Description:

Keep the tea warm and add a new member of the family, with her cat!

Two or more choices for this one - pouring a mug of tea and the cat has a bowl of milk, or grandma is knitting (of course) and the cat is playing with her wool! You can choose what she wears: with or without an apron and 2 choices of shawl.

Make them in different colours and have a party of grandma tea cosies...
If you have always wanted to knit a tiny sitting cat, then this pattern is for you!

This pattern has instructions for simple short row shaping and a lace edge for grandma's shawl. There is also how to make i-cords, and work 1-row stripes without cutting the yarn on every row.

If you have always wanted to knit a tiny sitting cat, then this pattern is for you!

Gauge:

15 sts, 21 rows to 10 cm in stocking stitch on 5.5
mm (US 9) needles, using doubled 8 ply yarn
20 sts, 28 rows in stocking stitch on 4 mm (US 6)
needles, using single 8 ply yarn

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • To fit teapot approx 48 cm circumference and 12-15 cm tall

Materials:

  • DK/8 ply yarn x 75 gm main colour plus approx 65 gms total of other colours

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 pair 5.5 (US 9) mm 1 pair 4 mm (US 6) needles 2 x 3.25 mm (US 3) double-pointed needles
  • embroidery thread for face
  • toy filling
  • tapestry needle for sewing seams
  • small beads, 2 toothpicks, glue or clear nail varnish

Suggested yarn:

300 yards of DK weight

Colorway:

anything you like, plus skin colour
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Intermediate
Knitting
Home Decor
Kitchen Accessory
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About the designer

I learnt to knit when I was 4 and have been happily creating ever since.

I have a lot of fun designing patterns for sale - most are quirky things like dog tea cosies, dragon scarves and koala ...

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