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Noël Rudolph Tea Cosy Knitting Pattern

Noël Rudolph
Noël Rudolph
Noël Rudolph knitting pattern
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Mug Cosy & Egg Cosy
Mug Cosy & Egg Cosy
Simply Knitting Magazine

Description

The Noël Rudolph Reindeer tea cosy was designed for the Simply Knitting Magazine issue 166 which went on sale on the 10th of November 2017.

I was asked to design a Christmassy tea cosy titled 'Rudolph'. I wanted to design a classy looking rudolph and not a cutesie looking reindeer, so I decided he would be a sleek, sparkly Rudolph who was leaping into the air.

I had seen a newspaper report of an albino reindeer that had been spotted in the wild and fell in love with him and the idea of a snowy white reindeer. That was inspiration enough.

I love his antlers which are stiffened with cotton bud to hold them upright. I think their shape is very art nouveau, and I love how they almost make love hearts.

On the main cosy, is the word 'Noël' meaning Christmas, afterall it is a Christmas tea cosy. Above the lettering is a sprig of holly.

The tea cosy has a really wintery feel, and Rudolph looks amazing taking pride of place at the top.

After designing the tea cosy, I thought how lovely it would be to also have matching egg cosies and mug warmers. The egg cosy looks like a reindeer with a oversized red nose and the mug warmer is adorned with a sprig of holly. It makes such a charming set together, and would be great to knit as a gift.

The Merry Morning Christmas cosy breakfast set tea cosy is knitted in Sirdar Hayfield Bonus Glitter DK yarn.

The Merry Morning Christmas cosy breakfast set with glitter.

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,
3.75 mm, UK size 9 or US size 5 Knitting needles,
40g Sirdar Hayfield Bonus Glitter DK - Iced Gem,
33g Sirdar Hayfield Bonus Glitter DK – Icicle,
5g Sirdar Hayfield Bonus Glitter DK – Spangle,
19g Hayfield Bonus DK bright green,
Small amount of black DK wool for embroidering eyes,
3 cotton buds,
Stuffing.

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