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Snail spirals tea cosy

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Snail spiral tea cosy side

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Crocheting
Type Accessory
Yarn Weight DK (8 ply)
Sizing Other
Style Whimsical, Cute, Funky, Casual
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What was your source for this crocheting project? Improvisational

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What hooks or other tools did you use? US G-6/4.00mm

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What materials did you use? 8 ply (DK) acrylic yarn4 mm hookpipe cleaners

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Pattern is at - http://justdunnycrochet.svbtle.com/snail-tea-cosy-pattern

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Hey! Can you tell me if there is a pattern for this crochet version.

10/22/2013 Flag

I haven't done a pattern up. A rough guide is to make a spiral in 2 colours for most of the distance you need. I stoped shaping for the last row, I think. Join the two circles across the top to suit the tea pot and under the handle. The eye stalks are just dc rectangles with some short rwos to make them wider at one short edge. Fold in half and join. Eye is just two circles - eye is 12 tr (dc in US) in a ring, then 2 tr in each. I think the back of the eye was the same, then with 2 rows of dc (sc US). Sit the eye in the back & join with a row of DC. I used a pipe cleaner folded in three to give the stalk some rigidity. I've added a section across the top of the spout just with increasing sized stitches to get the curl up on the shell there.

10/25/2013 Flag

Thank you! I appreciate your help! I love this!!!!

10/25/2013 Flag

Glad to help! I've put a PDF pattern up here - http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/spiral-snail-tea-cosy-2

10/31/2013 Flag

Thanks for letting me know about the pattern! I'm going to check it out now.

10/31/2013 Flag

Excellent! Would love to see a pic when you complete it!

11/01/2013 Flag

Ok this might seem silly, but I am having real trouble with this pattern. I could use some help, I have done the first lot of stitches in both colours, then it loses me. Sorry if that sounds stupid

03/23/2014 Flag

Hi! This pattern is lovely but I can't seem to access it! When I click on your link below, it sends me to ravelry but there's nowhere on the page that shows how to get the pattern. It says 'this pattern is available for free' with a link but when I click it, it sends me back to this page. Please help! :-) Thank you

11/10/2014 Flag

Sorry! Pattern is now here - http://justdunnycrochet.svbtle.com/snail-tea-cosy-pattern

11/14/2014 Flag