How about having some tea with a matryoshka teacosy like this on your breakfast table ! This matryoshka will keep your tea steaming hot for a long time and it will look lovely covering your teapot. It will also make a great personal handmade present. This pattern will guide you to crochet this lovely teacosy as shown on picture, including descriptions for the flowers, leafs and butterflies. This cover is made from soft acrylic yarn (wool or cotton will be suitable too) and crochethook G (4 mm). There will be an opening above the handle to insert your teapot easily, with a snap button closure. The matryoshka's head will be placed over the teapot after pouring in your favourite tea and will be secured with snap buttons so it will stay in place while pouring tea. The pattern is suitable for any standard model teapot, 1.1 liter, circumference appr. 40 cm (15.75 inch), measured around the widest part of the pot, excl. the spout and handle. Used stitches : single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, treble crochet, bobble stitch Gauge : 5 single crochet = 1 inch Finished size will be approx. 9,06 inch (23 cm) tall, 17.32 inches (44 cm) circumference. This pattern is my own original design and is written in english, in US terminology. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Used stitches : single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, treble crochet, bobble stitch SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Finished size will be approx. 9,06 inch (23 cm) tall, 17.32 inches (44 cm) circumference.