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England Football Crazy Tea Cosy and Knitting Pattern

England Football Crazy
England Football Crazy
England Football Crazy knitting pattern
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Description

The Football Crazy tea cosy was designed for the Simply Knitting Magazine issue 172 which went on sale on the 17th of April 2018.

The intention was that the Football Crazy tea cosy would look like a typical World Cup 2018 football supporter. I took my inspiration from old news reports of such events and had a look at what football fans were wearing, and modeled the tea cosy on them.

I love the red and white wig. Its knitted with a loopy stitch and just looks fabulous on his head, making him really look the part.

I know too that football scarves are really central to supporting your team, so I looked up what the England fans scarf would look like for 2018, and designed something similar for the tea cosy.

He a fun to make tea cosy, and is perfect for offering support to your team during the World Cup football tournament.

The Football Crazy tea cosy knitting pattern will be available to buy from the TeaCosyFolk website from the 17th Nov 2018.

The perfect football fan to support your Tea-m.

This Tea Cosy:

  • is made from double thickness yarn for extra insulation
  • fits a medium sized teapot that holds 6 to 8 cups or 2 pints

What you will need to make the pattern

5.5 mm, UK size 5 or US size 9 knitting needles,
4.00 mm, UK size 8 or US size 6 Knitting needles,
3.25 mm, UK size 10 or US size 3 Knitting needles,
57g Hayfield Bonus DK White (961),
20g Hayfield Bonus DK Royal (979),
9g Hayfield Bonus DK Signal Red (977),
13g Hayfield Bonus DK Flesh Tone (963),
Small amount of black DK yarn to embroider on facial features,
Stuffing,

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