25+ Lovely Tea Cozy Patterns: {Free}

Here is a lovely assortment of tea cozy patterns that I’ve collected from around the ‘net…a little bit of everything in the lot (knit, crochet and sewing). Many are quite simple and easy enough for beginners so there’s something here for everyone. Enjoy!

messyjessecrafts.blogspot.se
messyjessecrafts.blogspot.se
Quilted: New to quilting? This is a great little project for beginners. Made with two coordinating pieces of fabric and batting.

Traditional Granny Style: (Knitted) For a 4-cup/ 2-pint pot that is topped with a fun knit flower or pom pom.

teabythesea.blogspot.ca
teabythesea.blogspot.ca
examiner.com
examiner.com
Rowan: Measures 15.5″ around (or 39 cm), made with DK yarn, straight needles (US #5) and a length of velvet ribbon.

Aromatherapy: Features hidden interior pockets to hold fragrant sachets, the hot pot will heat them to release their fragrance.

canadianliving.com
canadianliving.com
ravelry.com
ravelry.com
Uses Chunky Yarn: Fits a 6 cup teapot, approximately 18.5″ in diameter (around middle, including spout), and 5″ high.

Quilted: Made with one or two fat quarters and felt shapes for embellishment.

mypatchwork.wordpress.com
mypatchwork.wordpress.com
cosh5.wordpress.com
cosh5.wordpress.com
Broken Rib: (knit) This is a form of broken rib which provides enough elasticity to hug the pot closely.

Felted: Felt two old wool sweaters –then have fun sewing this quick and functional piece.

clotilde.com
clotilde.com
aemmeleia.wordpress.com
aemmeleia.wordpress.com
Autumn: Features knitted leaves at the top.

Knit: Made to fit a one person pot, fits a 13 inch circumference mug/teapot.

craftleftovers.com
craftleftovers.com
trampledbygeesepatterns.blogspot.ca
trampledbygeesepatterns.blogspot.ca
Elephant: Knit. Here’s a fun character with the spout representing the elephant’s trunk.

With Napkins: Reversible and padded, available via pdf download.

quiltmag.com
quiltmag.com
lollipopknits.blogspot.ca
lollipopknits.blogspot.ca
With Removable Lid: The knitted fabric is lovely and thick and the lid is detachable.

Rosy: Crochet. This fits a pot approximately 40 cm in circumference and 13cm tall and has a little stretch to it.

megan.cc
megan.cc
myfivesons.blogspot.ca
myfivesons.blogspot.ca
Flower Topped: A simple knit item for a 3 to 4 cup teapot, topped with knitted or crocheted flowers and leaves.

Padded Fabric: Basic design, instructions are given showing how to measure the pot for a custom fit.

rustybobbin.com
rustybobbin.com
knitwithkt.blogspot.ca
knitwithkt.blogspot.ca
Drawstring Top: Knit item designed for a coffee pot but can work with teapot shapes.

Cupcake: Quilted in a fun cupcake design, a yarn pompom is attached for the “cherry top” and buttons and beads represent candy sprinkles.

lifewithmonkey.wordpress.com
lifewithmonkey.wordpress.com
channel4.com
channel4.com
Kirstie’s Homemade Home: This is the design featured on Kirstie Allsopp’s TV show.

Spring Explosion: (knitting) A bright & cheery item topped with assorted flowers and leaves.

crochethealingandraymond.wordpress.com
crochethealingandraymond.wordpress.com
crochethealingandraymond.wordpress.com
crochethealingandraymond.wordpress.com
Granny: (crochet) Body is clusters of stitches reminiscent of a granny square.

Felted: Knit, finished size after felting: Circumference: 25.5 inches and Height: 11 inches. This will fit a medium-sized pot.

knitty.com
knitty.com
allaboutyou.com
allaboutyou.com
Stripy Sensation: (knit) Classic stripes are guaranteed to harmonize with almost any decor.

Easy Ripple: (crochet) Made with 8ply/DK yarn, a 4mm (G) hook & some buttons. Can be made in two sizes (for a 6 cup and a 4 cup pot).

justjen-knitsandstitches.blogspot.ca
justjen-knitsandstitches.blogspot.ca
gingerschatz.blogspot.ca
gingerschatz.blogspot.ca
4 Ways: Provides a simple pattern then notes to make it four different ways (striped, embellished with flowers and more).

Scallop: Crochet. Made with 8 ply yarn and fits a large size pot.

crochetroo.blogspot.ca
crochetroo.blogspot.ca
cascadeyarns.com
cascadeyarns.com
Fair Isle (scroll down page for pdf) Measures 20″ circumference and 8″ tall, worked on circular needles in superwash sport or worsted yarn.

Cupcake: Complete with a cherry red pom pom on top, available via pdf download.

janiecrow.co.uk
janiecrow.co.uk
meme-rose.blogspot.co.uk
meme-rose.blogspot.co.uk
Striped with Peonies: (link changed to web archive) Topped with three peonies and features a ruffly edging around the bottom, has a button & loop closure under the handle.

Blighty: Sized to fit a 6-8 cup pot, topped with an I-cord bow.

emmavarnam.co.uk
emmavarnam.co.uk
allaboutyou.com
allaboutyou.com
Pineapple: A kitschy throwback to the 1960s, finished size will be about 6″ high (excluding leaves) and 15″ around (lower edge circumference).

Simple: Quilted in a diamond-shape design and edges trimmed in twill tape, nice & easy to whip up.

purlbee.com
purlbee.com

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Comments

    • Linda Dow
    Reply

    I AM LOOKING FOR KNITTING PATTERNS FOF A SMALL TEA COSY (2 CUP POT) ONLY. THANK YOU.

    • Alison Kelly
    Reply

    I am trying to knit the Cup cake cosy but am having trouble with the pattern – when I come to the tuck, my yarn is at the wrong end for it to be R side facing – has anyone knitted this pattern. Would welcome any advice!
    Alison

    • June Lewis
    Reply

    Looking forward to making my first tea cosy. june

    • Kathy
    Reply

    Thank you! I’m going to make a felted tea cozy!

    Kat

    • Rose Lana Patrick
    Reply

    Love those teapot cosies. I have a collection of vintage.

      • Mrs J Seward
      Reply

      Lovely patterns but I need a pattern of a 1/2 size, have yuu any. I need to knit 20 thanks Joy Seward.

        • iknitandstitch
        Reply

        Just chose a pattern you like – then use thinner yarn and smaller needles – you will then get a smaller one – I do this on baby stuff so that it actually fits a newborn

        • Ruth Furlong
        Reply

        I have a tall round teapot not a round squat one. Do i just knit it longer or what. Please help Ruth Furlong

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