Tea Cosy Pumpkin Spider Halloween Autumn by Millionbells

Tea Cosy Pumpkin Spider Halloween Autumn

July 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
3.5 mm (E)
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Start off Autumn with a lovely pumpkin tea cosy like this to keep your tea steaming hot.
It will look fantastic on your breakfast or lunch table and will make your pumpkin pie taste even better !
Add the spider and you’ll have a wonderful Halloween kitchen decoration.

This PDF crochet pattern will guide you to crochet a lovely teacosy as shown in picture, made using 8 ply / DK soft 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 pumpkin’s stem is directly crocheted on top of the cosy, to cover the knob of the teapot nicely.

The pattern is suitable for any standard model teapot, 1.1 liter, circ. approx. 15.75” (40 cm), measured around the widest part of the pot, excl. the spout and handle. Finished size will be approx. 8.3” (21 cm) tall including stem, circ. 16.5” (42 cm).

Used stitches : chain , slip stitch, single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, magic circle, increasing, decreasing, 5 double crochet bobble stitch (instruction included), working through back of loops

Materials Needed:

  • crochet hook size E (3.5 mm), standard size teapot, 1,1 liter
  • yarn in copper - burnt orange (approx. 40 gr, 120 yds, 110 m), small amounts of green, light brown, black, white
  • fiberfill stuffing (for spider), stitch marker, tapestry needle, pins, scissors
  • 1 sewing snap button (press stud), diameter approx. 0.06” (14 mm), or velcro

Gauge : 5 single crochet = 1” (2.5 cm)

Skill level: advanced beginner

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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. There is also a printer friendly version included.

• Dutch: Nederlandstalig patroon staat op PDF en is direct te downloaden na ontvangen betaling.