Monday, October 30, 2006

cup o tea, cup o tea...

Giles: My life just flashed before my eyes
Spike: What, cup o tea, cup o tea, almost had a shag, cup o tea?*

Jacqueline, from Serendipity, posted her favourite tea cosies and invited others...so here is my contribution.

I made this as part of my learn to crochet course, and am glad to say it is wool, not acrylic, cleckheaton wool actually, I still have the left-over bits (yep, I did the course about 20 years ago, and yep, I'm a hoarder...). I found it again about 2 years ago, it was packed away with the rest of my teenage "glory box" items. Since I now have a teapot, which by a very pleasing coincidence, perfectly matches my tea cosy both in colour and zig-zag pattern, I use the cosy when I have enough people to use the big pot. I really love this cosy pattern, but I remember it took some time to make, being all double-crochet and with lots of colour changes.

*one of my favourite exchanges from Buffy the Vampire Slayer, season six

2 comments:

jacqueline said...

oh wow! that is a cute tea cosy!! i love it!

thank you for dropping by my blog.

i know where you can get a copy of the owl tea cosy. it is in this book.

http://www.booktopia.com.au/featuredbook1.asp?StoreUrl=booktopia&bookid=0949284254&db=au

however, it might not be worth while to buy the book for one pattern. you could try your local library and if they don't have it...and inter-library loas is always an option.

Whimsical Knitting said...

Love, love your tea cozy!!