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Part Seven: Knitting the Tiny Tea Cozy

March 10, 2009

Yarn: 3 ply, 9 wpi (wraps per inch) handspun, approx. 108 m
Gauge:  3.5 sts/5 rows per inch.
Needles:  5mm x 22″ circular needle, or set of DPN’s.

PATTERN

CO 12 sts with Judy’s Magic Cast On.

Row 1:  Knit.  Place four markers, evenly spaced.  I use the spaces between the needles as two of my markers.

Knitting

Row 2:  *Kfb (knit front and back), k to last st before marker, kfb, rep from * to end of row.

Row 3:  Knit.

Repeat rows 2 and 3 five more times (60 sts).

Row 14:  Remove 2nd and 4th marker.  *Kfb, k to last st before marker, kfb, rep from * to end of row.

Row 15:  Knit.

Repeat rows 10 and 11 four times (80 sts).

Row 23:  Knit.  Repeat until it measures 8″ from beginning.

Turn row:  Purl.

Knit 5 rows.

Cast off.  Turn at purl row, stitch hem to body of cozy.

Sewing Hem

All ready for Part Eight:  Felting!

Tea Cozy Knitted