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Tea Cosy (Couvre-théière)

September 2002
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in garter twisted rib
US 7 - 4.5 mm
3.75 mm (F)
68 - 240 yards (62 - 219 m)
Small and Large. To fit average 2 (6) cup tea pot
This pattern is available for free.

Tea is one of life’s simplest pleasures, and it’s never better than when served the traditional way in a pot kept warm by a knitted cosy. (Yarnspirations)

Skill Level: Easy

Small Tea Cosy to fit average 2 cup tea pot
Large Tea Cosy to fit average 6 cup tea pot


Lily® Sugar’n Cream®
Solids: 70.9 g/2.5 oz; 109 m/120 yds;
Ombres: 56.7 g/2 oz; 86 m/95 yds
Bernat® Handicrafter® Cotton
Solids: 50 g/1.75 oz;73 m/80 yds;
Ombres: 42 g/1.5 oz;62 m/68 yds

  • Small Tea Cosy: 1 ball
  • Large Tea Cosy: 2 balls

Knitting Needles Size 7/4.5mm
3.75 mm (U.S. F/5) crochet hook (for tab)

Featured on January 15 & 16, 2009 calendar pages.

Lily Sugar’n Cream version:
Tea Cosy
English pdf (modified September 17, 2002):
Tea Cosy / Couvre-théière
(French version is included in the English PDF file.)

Bernat Handicrafter version:
Tea Cosy
English pdf (modified July 31, 2007):
Bernat Handicrafter Cotton Knit Tea Cozy