Victorian Flower Girl by Susan Cowper
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Victorian Flower Girl

Knitting
September 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with US6 needles
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
This tea cosy fits a 2 pint teapot
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Add some fun to tea time with a jolly tea cosy. This one is themed as a Victorian flower girl. If you’ve made toys before, you’ll find this project a breeze – the head and arms are stuffed then attached to a voluminous dress, which is the part that fits over the teapot. If you’re not used to making toys or other stuffed items, this is a great project to practise on as only a few parts are stuffed.

The Victorian Flower Girl tea cosy is a well dress Victorian style girl with a basket of roses. She has ringlets in her hair and is wearing a ruffled lined bonnet that is decorated with daisies.

She is a very cute cosy, with billowing petticoats and scalloped edges dress. She can be knitted in any colour to suit your mood or home decor.

There is a very small amount of cabling on the handle of the basket, but this could be omitted if you preferred.

Downton Abbey fans will love this Victorian style tea cosy.

This Tea Cosy:
is made from double thickness yarn for extra insulation
fits a medium sized teapot that holds 6 to 8 cups or 2 pints

What you will need to make the pattern
5.5 mm, UK size 5 or US size 9 knitting needles,
4.00 mm, UK size 8 or US size 6 Knitting needles,
3.25 mm, UK size 10 or US size 3 Knitting needles,
Cable needle,
45g pink Double knitting wool,
31g white double knitting wool,
24g Wheat double knitting wool,
20g flesh tone double knitting wool,
6g Bright lemon double knitting wool,
5g Classic Red double knitting wool,
3g Grass double knitting wool,
Small amount of black double knitting wool,
Stuffing.