Cluaran Tea Cosy by K.M. Bedigan

Cluaran Tea Cosy

Knitting
October 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch in the Round
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
2.5 mm
180 - 320 yards (165 - 293 m)
Small (Medium, Large, Extra Large)
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A very Scottish Tea Cosy! Knitted in Shetland wool, this tea cosy has a pretty thistle motif. It comes in a range of sizes with further instructions on customising the finished cosy for your own teapot.

Sizes
Small (2 Cup) (Medium (4 Cup), Large (6 Cup), Extra Large (8 Cup). As written, pattern fits up to 12 (15, 18, 20)” / 30 (38, 46, 54) cm circumference and 6.5 (7.5, 7.5, 8.5)” / 16 (19, 19, 22) cm height. Sample shown in Large, on a 6 Cup (1L) teapot.

Materials
180 (230, 280, 320) yds / 165 (210, 256, 290) m of Fingering Weight / 4 Ply yarn.
MC 80 (100, 120, 140) yds / 73 (92, 110, 130) m
CC1 80 (100, 120, 140) yds / 73 (92, 110, 130) m
CC2 20 (30, 40, 50) yds / 18 (28, 37, 46) m
Sample shown used Jamieson & Smith 2 Ply Jumper Weight in shades 1280 (Blue Ice) (MC), 20 (Royal Purple) (CC1) and FC41 (Dark Blue-Green) (CC2)
3mm / US2.5 circular needles
3mm / US2.5 DPNs
2.5mm / US1.5 Crochet Hook
4 Stitchmarkers (1 of one type, 3 of another)
Tapestry Needle
Piece of Stiff Card – approximately 1.5“ / 3.5cm Wide (Length not important)

Gauge
30 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette in the round.