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Witch Tea Cosy

from Rian Anderson
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Witch Tea Cosy
Witch Tea Cosy
Witch Tea Cosy
Witch Tea Cosy
Witch Tea Cosy
Witch Tea Cosy

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, increase, decrease
  • pattern has instructions for cords and twisted cords

Pattern Description:

A witchy tea cosy to keep the brew warm.
Choose to have a happy witch (though I still wouldn't trust her), or a scary witch with a "pumpkin" face!

Ready to fly with her cat Greymalkin.
(If you have always wanted to knit a tiny witch's cat - here's the pattern for you!)

Use your choice of doubled 8 ply/DK yarn.


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:

  • all around at widest part 48 cms, to fit pot with height, base to lid 12 - 15 cms


  • 8 ply/DK yarn: skirt and hat - 100 gms black , body - 15 gms dark grey, face and hands - 15 gms skin colour, pale grey or white for cat and hair - 5 gms, dark purple for cape - 25 gms, small amounts brown or fawn for broomstick
  • 4 ply/fingering dark brown or orange for twigs,
  • 1 pair 5.5 mm (US 9)
  • 1 pair 4 mm (US 6) needles
  • 2 x 3.25 mm (US 3) double-pointed needles

You Will Also Need:

  • dacron toy filling
  • large safety pin or a stitch holder
  • straw or chenille stick for broomstick
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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 ...

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