Beehive Tea Cozy by Patons

Beehive Tea Cozy

by Patons
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December 2011
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 10 - 6.0 mm
240 yards (219 m)
8½" x 9" [21.5 x 23 cm] to fit 6-8 cup tea pot
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This pattern is available for free.

Easy-to-remember switches between knit and purl rows make this pattern simple to follow and rewarding to finish. Create a textured beehive and decorate it with little bee appliqués when you’re done! (Patons Yarns)

Skill Level: Intermediate

Patons® Classic Wool Roving
(100 g/3.5 oz; 109 m/120 yds)
77615 (Yellow) 2 balls

Size 6 mm (U.S. 10) knitting needles

Optional bee applique:
Black and gold worsted weight yarn.
White sewing thread.
Small piece of cardboard.

Finishing: Sew side seams allowing pleats to lie flat and sewing through all thicknesses. Leave openings for handle and spout approx 4½“ (11.5 cm) on each side.

Some construction required to complete optional bee applique.

Written instructions are provided in pdf download (December 2011).

French version (November 2011):
Théière Beehive (Au Tricot)