Russian Doll Teacosy Matryoshka Babushka Cozy by Millionbells

Russian Doll Teacosy Matryoshka Babushka Cozy

Crochet
September 2013
DK (11 wpi) ?
3.5 mm (E)
US
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How about having some tea with a Russian Doll Teacosy on your table !
The matryoshka will keep your tea steaming hot for a long time and it will look lovely covering your teapot.

This PDF crochet pattern will guide you to crochet a lovely teacosy as shown in pictures, including instructions for the flowers, leaves and butterfly, made using 8 ply / DK acrylic yarn (wool or cotton) and crochet hook E (3.5 mm).

There will be an opening under the handle to cover your teapot easily, with a snap button closure (press stud). The doll’s head is sewn on top of the cosy, to cover the tea pot’s lid.
The pattern is suitable for any standard model teapot, 1.1 litre, circumference approx. 15.75” (40 cm), measured around the widest part of the pot, excl. the spout and handle.

Materials used:

  • crochet hook size E (3.5 mm), standard size teapot, 1,1 litre
  • yarn in white (approx. 45 gr, 145 yds, 130 m), skin color, blue (both approx. 25 gr, 70 yds, 65 m) small amounts of dark brown, green, yellow, pink, red, orange
  • fiberfill stuffing, stitch marker, tapestry needle, pins, scissors
  • 1 sewing snap button (press stud), diameter approx. 0.06” (14 mm), or Velcro
  • sewing thread (white or matching colors), black embroidery floss, 1 pair 9 mm safety eyes

Stitches used : slip stitch, single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, treble crochet, bobble stitch, working in front - back loops, increasing, decreasing.

Approx. Gauge: Before you start, you may need to check your gauge. This is important for fitting the cover over your teapot. Rows: 5 sc = 1.1” (3 cm) Continuous rounds: 5 sc = 1” (2.5 cm)

Finished size will be approx. 10.7” (27 cm) tall.

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Pattern is my own original design, described in English, using US terminology.

• English version (US terms) of the pattern (PDF) is available as an instand download after received payment.