Tree of Life Tea Cozy by Dawn Brocco
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Tree of Life Tea Cozy

December 2007
Aran (8 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in stranded stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
120 yards (110 m)
4-cup cozy
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About the Design:
This design uses a variegated yarn, with short color lengths, giving a stained glass effect. Using only 2 yarns also eliminates the need to break and rejoin colors, making the knitting easier for a knitter who is new to stranding.

This revised pattern has spout and handle openings for a cozy that can remain on the teapot, whilst pouring. The original un-spouted pattern is also included – your choice!

These tea cozies are knit in Kraemer Yarns Naturally Nazareth, a soft, domestically-produced, aran weight wool yarn of reasonable cost. One skein each of the two colors will make both tea cozies. The spouted samples are lightly fulled – see Finishing, in the pattern.

Circumference: 20″, Height : 8.75″

Yarn: Kraemer Yarns Naturally Nazareth, 100% Domestic wool, approx 184 yd / 100 gram skein: 1 skein each of #Y1308 Hayride (A) and Y1302 Autumn (B) (One skein of each will make both versions.)

Gauge: 20 sts and 22 rows = 4″ (10 cm) over stranded patt with size 7-8 (4.5-5mm) ndls or size to give gauge.

Substitute Yarn Weight: Heavy Worsted/Aran Weight

Skill Level: Intermediate

Happy Knitting!