The Day of the Dead is a Mexican festival celebrating and praying for loved ones that have passed. The style of the Day of the Dead is very stylised and beautiful, with bright colours, and that style has inspired the Day of the Dead tea cosy design.
I think we have all got a bit more into gardening during these months of lockdown. Maybe not so the naked gardening variety so much. With summer on the way I was inspired to knit something fun for the summer.
I don't know if it's still the case these days, but I always remember teachers walking around with mugs of what I assume was tea. So a tea cosy for a tea drinking teacher seems quite fitting. They even have 'tea' in their job title!