Purple Teacozy of Sex by Suzyn Jackson Gonzalez
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Purple Teacozy of Sex

Knitting
July 2012
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
4 stitches = 1 inch
in Stockinette
US 9 - 5.5 mm
200 - 220 yards (183 - 201 m)
4-cup
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A teacozy based on the infamous “Purple Shirt of Sex” worn by Sherlock Holmes in the BBC Sherlock series. Optional Suzhou graffiti (from The Blind Banker, S1/E2) on the back.

Uses bulky yarn or worsted yarn held double.
Requires 1-2 skeins of main color, small quantity of contrast color. I used Amethyst Heather and Caution.

Written pattern, with charts for the graffiti and collar.

Techniques used:

  • working in the round
  • ribbing
  • increases and decreases
  • cables (optional)
  • “continuous” contrast color cables (optional)

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My contribution to Team SHERlocked for the 2012 Ravellenic Games!!!

Definitely qualifies for:

  • Team SHERlocked Team Unity (Purple Yarn of Sex)
  • Team SHERlocked Team Challenge (Cricket)
  • Home Stuff Hammerthrow

Maybe qualifies for:

  • Cable Steeplechase (if you do the cables)
  • Colorwork Crosscountry (if you do the contrast color cable)
  • Synchronized Stash Busting (depending on what you make it out of)
  • Charity Rowing or Holiday Hurdles (depending on what you do with it)

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Errata
v 1.2 posted 7/30/2012: Red text on pg 4 added; Chart #1 updated to explain white columns.
Please download the new version

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tea cozy tea cosy teacozy