Post Box Coffee Plunger Cosy

from Rian Anderson

Post Box Coffee Plunger Cosy Pattern


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Knitting: Post Box Coffee Plunger 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, increases, decreases
  • instructions for i-cords in pattern

Pattern Description:

A coffee plunger/cafetiere cosy - why should teacosies have all the fun?! It buttons at the side to take on and off more easily.
Made in 8 ply/DK yarn used double.

The little dog is just taking advantage, as dog's do...
If you have always wanted to knit a tiny dog, then this pattern is for you!


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

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • To fit medium size plunger: circumference 31 cms, height, to top of knob on lid 22 cms.
  • Cosy measures: all around 33 cms, height to top at centre 22 cms, height to top of handle 14 cms


  • 8 ply/DK yarn, used double: 50 gms red, 20 gms black, small amounts white and brown
  • 1 pair 5.5 mm (US 9) needles, 1 pair 4 mm (US 6) needles, 2 x 3.25 mm (US 3) double pointed needles, 3.5 mm (US 4) crochet hook

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 black button, approx 1.5 cm diam, a dark coloured chenille stick, small ball of dacron toy filling

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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