Knit Tea Cozy from Craftown
Using size 4 needles, cast on 36 sts, work in ribbing of k 1, p 1 for one inch.
Change to size 5 needles ó Inc. Row:
Work in pattern as follows:
PatternóRow 1: * K 1, p 1, repeat from * across, ending k 1.in ribbing of k l, p 1.
Row 2 and all even rows: K across.
Row 3: K 1,* p1, kin back of next st repeat from * across.
Repeat rows 2 and 3 until there are 10 rows of pattern (5 rows of bumps).
Change to contrasting color and work 6 more rows in pattern, change to second contrasting color and work 2 rows, change to first contrasting color and work 6 rows.
Now change to main color and work 9 rows of pattern.
Dec Row: * K 1, p 1, k 1, p 2 tog, repeat from * across. Work 4 rows in ribbing of k l, p 1.
Next row: To make eyelets for drawstring, * k 1, p 1, 0, k 2 tog, repeat from * across.
Work 4 more rows in rib pattern. Work 9 rows in stockinette st (k 1 row p 1 row). Bind off.
Make second side in same fashion. Sew two sections together leaving opening on sides where contrasting color sections meet. Openings are for spout and handle.
To Make Tie: With two strands of yarn in main color crochet a chain 25 inches long. Thread through holes in 5th row of top ribbing.
Make two pom-poms by winding yarn around a 1" card. Tie to ends of chain.
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