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Crochet Tutorial: The Joyful Teapot Cozy

Crochet Tutorial: The Joyful Teapot Cozy

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!

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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.

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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!

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Now it’s time to pour yourself a cup of hot tea, pull out your hook and get started today!

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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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Pattern:

Designed by Nadia Fuad
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Please do not copy and post this pattern and claim it as your own.

Materials:
Red Heart Gleam Yarn in Creamy and Patina 
Red Heart Shimmer Yarn in Red
G/6-4.25mm Crochet Hook
Sewing Pins/Needles
Small Button
Yarn Needle
Scissors

NOTES:

-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.

Special Stitches:
Ch: chain
St(s): Stitch(es)
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.

Assembly step:
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
Ch 9
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
Ch 2
Round 1: 6 SC in 2nd ch from hook
Fasten off with long tail for sewing.

Assembly step:

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.

Enjoy!!

 

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The yarn provided for this pattern is courtesy of Red Heart Yarns

 

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Crochet Tutorial: Fine Dining Bow-tie Bib

Babies are notorious for making messes. Meal time can often be an experience between how much food is consumed versus how much food ends up all over the kitchen.

Today’s tutorial is this Fine Dining Bow-tie Bib. This week we launch a series of baby boy related crochet items. The introduction starts with this cute and very simple accessory.

Bibs make wonderful gifts, and although this has been designed with a boy in mind, a few modifications can transform this bib into a gender friendly piece for boys or girls. Be sure to protect those cute clothes underneath with this fashionable cover-up.

Follow instructions below for the video tutorial and written pattern.

Baby Boy Bib

Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make this bib:

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Pattern:

Designed by Nadia Fuad
You may sell items made from my pattern, but please reference my website YARNutopia.com.
Please do not copy, sell, and/or post this pattern and claim it as your own.

Materials:
-Peaches & Creme 100% Cotton Yarn. 60 Yards in Black, 60 Yards in Ecru, and Scraps of Red
-Size G6-4.25mm Crochet Hook
-1 Small Button
-Yarn Needle
-Scissors

NOTES:
-This finished bib measures approximately 8 inches across (21cm), 7 inches tall (18cm), 16 inches with strap (39cm)
-This is worked from the bottom up

Special stitches:
Ch: chain
St(s): Stitch(es)
Sl st: slip stitch
SC: Single Crochet

Bib:
With Black: Ch 22
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and across, ch 1, turn (21)
Row 2: 2SC in 1st st, SC in each st until the last st, 2SC in last st. Ch 1, turn. (23)
Row 3: 2SC in 1st st, SC in each st until the last st, 2SC in last st. Ch 1, turn. (25)
Row 4: 2SC in 1st st, SC in each st until the last st, 2SC in last st. Ch 1, turn. (27)
Row 5: 2SC in 1st st, SC in each st until the last st, 2SC in last st. Ch 1, turn. (29)
Row 6-15: SC in each st across. Ch 1, Turn. (29)
Change Color to Ecru after Row 15
Rows 16-30: SC in each st across. Ch 1, turn. (29)
Do not fasten off.

Straps:
Right Strap
Mark the 6th Stitch in from each end of the bib on row 30. (see video tutorial for visual instructions)
Row 1: Sc in first 6 sts until you hit the stitch marker, ch 1, turn, (6)
Row 2: Sc across. Ch 1, turn. (6)
Row 3-30: Sc across. Ch 1, Turn. (6)
Fasten off. Sew button on strap

Left Strap: Making Button Holes
Mark the 6th Stitch in from each end of the bib on row 30. (see video tutorial for visual instructions)
Row 1: Sc in first 6 sts until you hit the stitch marker, ch 1, turn, (6)
Row 2-20: Sc across. Ch 1, turn. (6)
Row 21: SC in first 2 sts, ch 2, sk 2 sts, SC in last 2 sts. Ch 1, turn.
Row 22: SC in first 2 sts, SC in each of the 2 chains, SC in last 2 sts. ch 1, turn. (6)
Row 23: SC in each st across. ch 1, turn. (6)
Row 24: Repeat Row 21
Row 25: Repeat Row 22
Row 26: Repeat Row 23
Row 27: Repeat Row 21
Row 28: Repeat Row 22
Row 29-30: Repeat Row 23
Fasten off.

 

Assembly step:
Single Crochet around entire Bib with Black putting 2 sc in each corner. (see video tutorial for visual instructions)

Bow-tie
With Red
Ch 11
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and across. (10)
Row 2-6: SC in each st across. Ch 1, turn. (10)
Fasten off, weave in ends

Bow-tie Center:
With Red
Ch 6
Row 1: SC in 2nd ch from hook and across. (5)
Fasten off with long tail for sewing.

Assembly Step:
See video tutorial for visual instructions. Sew Bowtie Center to Bow, and Sew the bow to the Bib.
Weave in all ends.

Enjoy!

“Laughter is brightest where food is best.” ~Irish Proverb

~Nadia