Pretty Puff Tea Cosy

Issue: 164


Pretty Puff Tea Cosy by Emma Varnam

Find the pattern in 164 of Inside Crochet magazine.

Having a cosy for your teapot is a thing of great beauty, and they are also a wonderful way to use up your stash. The cute puff flowers are so easy to make and a little bit addictive…


* Stylecraft Special DK, 100% acrylic, 100g/295m/322yds

Yarn A: Grey 1099 x 1 ball

* Stylecraft Bellissima, 100% acrylic, 100g/145m/159yds

Yarn B: Sugar Snap 3926 x 1 ball

* Stylecraft Bambino, 100% acrylic, 100g/145m/159yds

Yarn C: Denim Dungarees 3943 x 1 ball

Yarn D: Little Boy Blue 7118 x 1 ball

Yarn E: Heather 7114 x 1 ball

Yarn F: Soft Pink 7113 x 1 ball

(Note: Only small amounts needed of yarns B–F)

* 3.5mm hook

* Button, 1.25cm/½in

* Yarn needle

* Pair of 10mm knitting needles (or thick pens) for Flower Puffs


You can use any DK-weight yarn to achieve a similar effect. Although we have used set colours and yarn for this design, we would suggest using up remnants from your stash of yarns to make your tea cosy unique.


Emma has been designing stylish knitting and crochet patterns for 15 years. On her award-winning blog she features many of her free patterns and discusses the inspiration behind them.

She has published 11 award-winning books including Crocheted Succulents, Cute Crocheted Animals, How To Crochet and most recently Cute Crocheted Food.

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Designer: Emma Varnam

Household: Tea Cosy

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