Tea Cosies for Victory

Tea Cosies for Victory


Designed by Libby Summers for Find Me Knitting... Ada yarn, these three striking tea cosy designs, were originally produced for Prostate Cancer UK’s Tea for Victory campaign. 

Eight-page, A5 printed pattern.

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One size: to fit 4-6 cup teapot
Finished measurements: 20cm wide, 16cm high

Design 1: Roses

This 1940s vintage-style cosy is adorned with roses, which look complicated but are actually very simple to knit.
Yarn: 50g of Ada yarn in main colour and 25g in each of three contrasting colours
Needles: 8mm pair of needles
Other tools: Darning needle

Design 2: Tea Needs You!

This is a plain cosy, but needs some sewing skills. It has a sewn badge showing the Tea for Victory slogan.
Yarn: 50g of Ada yarn in main colour and small amount yarn for lettering
Needles: 8mm pair of needles
Felt: Piece of off-white felt 8.5cm square
Other tools: Darning needle, sewing needle, off-white cotton thread

Design 3: Victory Men

This is a colour-work version, which cleverly looks like a cow design from a distance, but is actually made up of Prostate Cancer UK’s man logo. This pattern is worked from a chart.
Yarn: 50g of Ada yarn in each of two colours
Needles: 6.5mm pair of needles

£1 will be donated to Prostate Cancer UK for every pattern sold (print or download)

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