Holiday entertaining is right around the corner. I personally enjoy tea with friends. Add a special touch to your table setting with The Joyful Teapot Cozy!
I added the word “Joy” to my teapot, but you can add any word. It’s very simple to chain and sew it onto the cozy. You don’t have to use holly leaves and berries as your embellishments either. Have fun with it and get creative by adding flowers, leaves, or other appliqués to make your teapot cozy personal.
The Joyful Teapot Cozy makes a lovely gift idea. Wrapped around a vintage teapot and filled with specialty teas, this would go far in making someone’s holiday tea-rrific!
Now it’s time to pour yourself a cup of hot tea, pull out your hook and get started today!
Follow along with this video tutorial to learn how to make this Teapot Cozy:
Information at the beginning of the video, Tutorial actually starts at 9 minutes.
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-This pattern is for a standard 4-cup round, side handle teapot with a lid and a curved spout. You could make it smaller or bigger just making more rows on the sides.
-You can make this cozy with any yarn: Cotton, Acrylic, Polyester
-You can make this using a bigger crochet hook if your tension is tighter
-You do not have to add the appliques, you could just have a plain teapot cozy sans the leaf/word design.
-This teapot Cozy is worked from the top down.
Sl st: slip stitch
SC: Single Crochet
DC: Double Crochet
Puff: [YO, Insert Hook, YO, Pull Through] 2 times. YO, pull through all 5 loops on hook. Puff made.
Picot: Ch 2, Sl st in 2nd ch from hook
Backing of Teapot Cozy
With Gleam Yarn in Creamy,
Ch 12, sl st to 1st ch to form a large ring.
Round 1: Ch 1, SC in each ch around, sl st to 1st SC. (12 sts)
Round 2: Ch 1, SC in each st around, sl st to 1st SC. (12 sts)
Round 3: Ch 1, [Puff, Ch 1, Puff, Ch 1] in each st around, Sl St to 1st Puff St. (16 puff sts)
Round 4: Working in ch 1 sps: Ch 1, 2 HDC in same Ch 1 Sp, 1 HDC in next Ch 1 sp, *2 HDC in next ch 1 sp, HDC in next ch 1 sp, repeat from * around. Sl st to 1st HDC. (36 sts)
Round 5: Ch 1, HDC in each st around, sl st to 1st st. (36 sts)
Round 6: Ch 1, [Puff, Ch 2] in each st around, sl st to 1st Puff st. (36 Puff sts)
Round 7: In any ch 2 sp: Ch 2, HDC in each ch 2 sp around, sl st to beg. ch 2. (36 sts)
**You will now be working in rows:
Row 8: Ch 1, [Puff, ch 1] in same st and next 17 sts. Leave the rest unworked. Ch 1, turn. (18 sts)
Row 9: 2 HDC in each Ch 1 sp across. Ch 1, turn. (34 sts)
Rows 10-13: 1 HDC in each st across. Ch 1, turn. (34 sts)
(Optional: Continue working these rows until your piece is as tall as you need it to be, then go on to row 14)
Row 14: HDC2TOG, HDC in each st until the last 2 sts, HDC2TOG on the last 2 sts, ch 1, turn. (32 sts)
Row 15: HDC2TOG, HDC in each st until the last 2 sts, HDC2TOG on the last 2 sts, ch 1, turn. (30 sts)
Row 16: *HDC2TOG, HDC in next 3 sts, repeat from * across. Ch 1, turn. (24 sts)
Row 17: *HDC2TOG, HDC in next 2 sts, repeat from * across. Ch 1, turn. (18 sts)
Row 18: HDC in each st across.
Fasten off with Long tail for this side.
When you make the other side, you can cut your yarn short. (See video tutorial for visual instructions.
Attach your yarn to the unworked st from Round 7.
Repeat Rows 8-18
Crochet a button hole loop after your last row by chaining 6, and sl st back into st. Fasten off.
Sew front closed around spout of teapot. (see video tutorial for visual instructions)
Sew button to bottom back of cozy on the opposite side of button hole loop.
Leaf: Make 7
With Patina Gleam Yarn
Round 1: Sl st in 2nd ch from hook, SC in next Ch, HDC in next 4 Chs, SC in next, Sl st in next, Ch 2, Sl back in the same ch,
Working on opposite side of foundation chain: SC in next, HDC in next 4, SC in next, Sl st in last. Do not attach.
Round 2: [Sl st in next 2 sts, Picot] 3 times, sl st in ch 2 sp, ch 2, Sl st in same ch 2 sp, [Sl st in next 2 sts, Picot] 3 times. Sl st to beginning. Fasten off with long tail for sewing.
Berry: Make 9
With Red Shimmer
Round 1: 6 SC in 2nd ch from hook
Fasten off with long tail for sewing.
I recommend watching the video tutorial to learn how to sew all the pieces to your teapot cozy.
Sew leaves and berries to teapot cozy.
For the word “JOY” just chain an amount and pin it to the cozy and sew it on. You can also embroider the word to the cozy if you wish. Have fun with it!
See video tutorial for visual instructions on all the pieces and where they go.
Weave in all ends.