Kingfisher Tea Cosy by Vikki Bird

Kingfisher Tea Cosy

February 2021
DK (11 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
2215 yards (2025 m)
One size (32 x 26 cm)
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Bring the beautiful and brightly coloured kingfisher to your kitchen table with this stunning knit

The Kingfisher tea cosy is knitted flat in two pieces from the bottom up. The Kingfisher motif is worked using the intarsia technique (twist yarns at the colours changes to avoid holes).
The pieces are seamed and the i-cord edging and hanging loop
added. The tea cosy is lined with cotton fabric and wadding.

Yarn used
West Yorkshire Spinners
Colourlab DK
1 ball each in Harbour Blue 746 (A), Lime Green 198 (B), Hazel Brown 491 (C), Pear Green 186 (D), Zesty Orange 476 (E), Deep Teal 716 (F), Crimson Red 556 (G), Arctic White 011 (H) & Phantom Black 099 (I)

About the yarn
DK; 225m per 100g ball;
100% wool

26 sts x 34 rows = 10cm measured over St St on larger

Needles used
2.75mm DPNs
3mm straight

Other supplies
sewing needle
2 stitch markers
crochet hook for provisional
waste yarn
tapestry needle
paper for template
lining fabric (100% cotton quilting fabric) – 70x30cm
oven glove wadding – 70x30cm
sewing thread

one size