Beatrix Nutcracker Squirrel Tea Cosy

Quick & easy to make 4-6-cup tea pot, knitting pattern

Not only make it for yourself, but what a lovely birthday or special gift to someone, especially if they have everything or you have run out of idea what to give!

– Basic knitting Skills Needed – Knitted on the flat with single pointed needles – American terminology with metric measurements – Written instructions with some clear images – Basic knitting stitches are used

TENSION/GAUGE: Stocking stitch using DK yarn with Size 3mm(US 11 / UK 2) knitting needles 22 stitches x 30 rows = 10cm x 10cm (4ins x 4ins) or 7sts x 9 rows = 2.5cm(1in)

FINISHED COSY SIZE : 4-6 cup tea pot The size of the tea pot you see in the image is: 15cm(6ins) high x 47cm(18 1/2ins) round the full diameter of the center of the tea pot belly


  • As with all my patterns, as a gift to you, included in your instant downloadable .pdf pattern is a print-to-cut out & make matching envelop, to store your pattern , __________________________________________ , , – American terminology with metric measurements , – Written instructions with some clear images

Materials you need at home:

  • – Yarns 50g Double Knit (DK) Dress Main Color (MC) , Small amount of Double Knit (DK) Contrast Color (CC)| WHITE (W)|LIME GREEN|BLACK|BROWN|BEIGE , – Knitting Needles, single pointed 3mm(US C/D 2/3, UK 11) , – Yarn Needle , – 2x 4mm black glass beads for eyes , – Scissors , – Small amount of toy stuffing (Preferably the polyester small round ball type)
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TBeeCosy by Marcelline Simonotti

I love love love creating my own designs with yarn, combining various techniques to achieve "the look". Like mixing knitting and crochet. (Always using only single pointed knitting needles) I want everyone to be able to create my designs, so I love the challenge to make designs that look complicated yet the average person can make them, i.e. keeping them simple as possible, yet looks difficult :)

Sometimes I start to make one things, but as I go along my mind wonders into something else or I start with one color and just let myself go until I have completed something that never entered my mind in the first place! Like my Fairy Mushroom Tea Cosy which I first made the Cream Tea Cosy with the intent to make a white vanilla or white chocolate cake, only to find the next moment I had an sudden urge to make a mushroom tea cosy using just single pointed needles and to keep it as simple as possible, so that virtually anyone can do....

With all my patterns I have designed a special matching envelope which comes with the instant downloadable .pdf pattern/s, when you purchase any of my patters - with my love from the other side of the world, from me to you xxxx

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