Knitting for home Crochet Tea Cozy Free Pattern

Crochet Tea Cozy Free Pattern

Crochet Tea Cozy Free Pattern



FINISHED MEASUREMENT

Square: 6 inches square

MATERIALS

• Tahki Yarns Cotton Classic light (DK) weight cotton yarn (1 3/4 oz/108 yds/50g per hank):

77 yds #3940 dark purple

56 yds #3786 dark teal

28 yds #3726 bright lime green

15 yds #3458 hot pink

• Size G/6/4mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

• Tapestry needle

• 12mm La Petite #172500573 blue shank buttons from Blumenthal

Lansing: 4

GAUGE

1 dc = 1/2 inch tall; 6-dc shell = 1 inch wide

PATTERN NOTES

Weave in loose ends as work progresses.

Do not join rounds unless otherwise stated.

Chain-3 at beginning of round counts as first double crochet unless otherwise stated.

Partial double crochet behind next slip stitch (pdc behind next sl st) is worked by working yarn over, inserting hook under any vertical bar behind indicated slip stitch of previous round, drawing up a loop, yarn over and drawing through 2 loops on hook, leaving last loop of stitch on hook.

SPECIAL STITCHES

3-double crochet cluster (3-dc cl): [Yo, insert hook in indicated st, yo, draw up lp, yo, draw through 2 lps on hook] 3 times, yo, draw through all 4 lps on hook.

Partial back post double crochet (pbpdc): Yo, insert hook from back to front to back again around vertical post of indicated dc of previous rnd, yo, draw up lp, yo, draw through 2 Ips on hook, leaving last lp of st on hook.

Partial double crochet (pdc): Yo, insert hook in indicated st, yo, draw up lp, yo, draw through 2 lps on hook, leaving last lp of st on hook.

COZY

First Square

Rnd 1: With pink, ch 4, *3-dc cl (see Special Stitches) in first ch of ch-4, ch 1 to create tip of 3-dc cl, ch 2, sl st in first ch of beg ch-4**, ch 3, rep from * 3 times, ending last rep at **. (43-dc cls)

Rnd 2: [9 dc in ch-1 tip of next 3-dc cl (dc corner shell made), sl st in same sp as sl st of previous rnd] 4 times. Fasten off. (4 shells — 9 dc each)

Rnd 3: Join lime around post of 6th dc of any dc corner shell, [ch 3 (see Pattern Notes), pbpdc (see Special Stitches) around each of next 3 dc of corner shell, pdc (see Special Stitches and Pattern Notes) behind next sl st of previous rnd, pbpdc around each of next 3 dc of next corner shell, yo and draw through all 8 lps on hook (reverse shell made), ch 1 to create center of reverse shell, ch 2, sl st in same sp as last pbpdc, ch 3, pbpdc around each of next 3 dc of corner, yo and draw through all 4 lps on hook (corner shell made), ch 1 to create tip of corner shell, ch 2, sl st into same sp as last pbpdc] 4 times. (4 reverse shells, 4 corner shells)

Rnd 4: [6 dc in ch-1 center of next reverse shell, sl st in same sp as sl st of previous rnd, 9 dc in ch-1 tip of next corner shell, sl st in same sp as sl st of previous rnd] 4 times. Fasten off. (4 side shells, 4 corner shells)

Rnd 5: Join teal around post of 6th dc of any corner shell, [{ch 3, pbpdc around each of next 3 dc, pdc behind next sl st, pbpdc around each of next 3 dc of next shell, yo, draw through all 8 lps on hook (reverse shell made), ch 1 to create center of reverse shell, ch 2, sl st in same sp as last pbpdc made} twice, ch 3, pbpdc around each of next 3 dc of corner, yo, draw through all 4 lps on hook (corner shell made), ch 1 to create tip of corner shell, ch 2, sl st into same sp as last pbpdc] 4 times. (8 reverse shells, 4 corner shells)

Rnd 6: [{6 dc in ch-1 center of first reverse shell, sl st in same sp as sl st of previous rnd} twice, 9 dc in ch-1 tip of corner shell, sl st in same sp as sl st of previous rnd] 4 times. Fasten off. (8 side shells, 4 corner shells)

Rnd 7: Join purple around post of 6th dc of any dc shell corner, [{ch 3, pbpdc around each of next 3 dc, pdc behind next sl st, pbpdc around each of next 3 dc of next shell, yo, draw through all 8 lps on hook, ch 1 to create center of reverse shell, ch 2, sl st in same sp as last pbpdc made} 3 times, ch 3, pbpdc around each of next 3 dc of corner, yo, draw through all 4 lps on hook (corner shell made), ch 1 to create tip of corner shell, ch 2, sl st into same sp as last pbpdc] 4 times, working last pbpdc and sl st of rnd in same sp as join at beg of rnd. (12 reverse shells, 4 corner shells)

Rnd 8: [{6 dc in ch-1 center of next reverse shell, sl st in same sp as sl st of previous rnd} 3 times, 9 dc in ch-1 tip of corner shell, sl st in same sp as sl st of previous rnd] 4 times. Fasten off. (12 side shells, 4 corner shells)

Button Lp Square

Rnds 1-7: Rep rnds 1-7 of First Square.

Rnd 8: [{6 dc in ch-1 center of next reverse shell, sl st in same sp as sl st of previous rnd} 3 times, (4 dc, ch 1, 4 dc) in ch-1 tip of corner shell (button Ip made), sl st in same sp as sl st of previous rnd] 4 times. Fasten off. (12 side shells, 4 corner shells)

ASSEMBLY

Thread tapestry needle with purple and sew a button on WS of each corner tip of First Square. With WS of Cozy Squares tog, push buttons through each ch-1 sp at top corners of Button Lp Square, place Cozy over teapot and button bottom corners in same manner.