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Hand Knitted Things label was launched in 2008. Julia is based in Scotland and Yorkshire in the UK.

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Home Sweet Home Tea Cosy

from Hand Knitted Things
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Home Sweet Home Tea Cosy
Home Sweet Home Tea Cosy
Home Sweet Home Tea Cosy
Home Sweet Home Tea Cosy
Home Sweet Home Tea Cosy
Home Sweet Home Tea Cosy

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cast on, cast off
  • Knit and purl stitches
  • Knit two stitches together
  • Work with changes of colour
  • grafting
  • sew duplicate stitch

Pattern Description:

This colourful Fair Isle inspired tea cosy features little houses and panels of hearts. It's worked with 11 colours of Jamieson's of Shetland DK weight yarn.

Looking out across a loch surrounded by mountains is a red roof croft house located on the Applecross peninsular on the West Coast of Scotland. Inspired by the croft house the tea cosy pattern includes the red, white and grey chart with this multi coloured version.


Approximately 28 stitches over 32 rows = 10cm (4 inches) in stocking stitch.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Approximately 24 cm x 33 cm (9.5 ins x 13 ins).


  • Jamieson's of Shetland 25g DK weight yarn. #122 Granite x2 25g #125 Slate x1 25g #104 Natural White x1 25g #525 Crimson x1 25g

You Will Also Need:

  • 3.75 mm (US 5) circular knitting needle length no more than 50cm in length. 3.75 mm circular needle, 40cm long or a set of 3.75 mm dpn's for the decrease section. For the cord x2 4.5 mm dpn's (US 7).

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Jamieson's of Shetland

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