Pig Tea Cosy

from Rian Anderson

Pig Tea Cosy Pattern


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Knitting: Pig Tea Cosy
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details




Home Decor


Kitchen Accessory

Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, increase, decrease
  • pattern has instructions for how to make an i-cord

Pattern Description:

A fat pink pig to keep the tea warm - don't try to put money in it...
This cosy is a bit unusual as the head comes off to pour the tea!

Simple to make in doubled 8 ply/DK yarn of your choice. 


15 sts, 21 rows to 10 cm, in stocking st, on 5.5 mm (US 9) needles, using doubled 8 ply/DK yarn

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • all around at widest part 48 cms; height to top of back 16 cms
  • Note: it may not fit a teapot with a very short spout.


  • 8 ply/DK yarn pink x 100 gms ; black x 10 gms
  • 1 pair 5.5 mm (US 9) needles; 2 x 3.25 mm (US 3) double-pointed needles

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 pair 15 mm "joggle" toy eyes; dacron toy filling; a chenille stick 30 cm long

About Designer

About Designer

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by Rian Anderson
Sunshine Coast, Australia
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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 hats. I also make children's clothes, and things for adults too.
I hope you like them.

I published a book - "The Odd Ball Knit Book" on how to use up all your odd bits of stash to make fantastic ...

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