Brick-Stitch Tea Cozy by Sandi Rosner

Brick-Stitch Tea Cozy

Knitting
October 2008
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in brick stitch pattern using larger needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
85 - 170 yards (78 - 155 m)
12" circumference and 6" high

Pattern Description from Interweave Knits, Holiday 2008: “Sandi Rosner’s Brick-Stitch Tea Cozy’s clingy, dense texture keeps the last cup warm.”

Finished size: 12” circumference and 6” high, to fit a four-cup teapot (12–14” circumference and 6” high).

Yarn: Mission Falls 1824 Wool (100% superwash merino; 85 yd 78 m/50 g): single-color version: #002 stone, 1 skein; two-color version: #025 mallow (light purple; MC) and #024 damson (plum; CC), 1 skein each. Yarn distributed by CNS Yarns.

Needles: Sizes 6 (4 mm) and 8 (5 mm): set of 4 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: Marker (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Notes:

  • All slipped stitches are slipped purlwise with yarn on wrong side of work.
  • Color designations (MC/CC) are given for two-color version; for single color version, always use one color.

Pages 30 & 57.