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Catholic Nun tea cosy


    I was commissioned to design a Catholic Nun style tea cosy in her black habit with a white hood under a black veil.

    As added decorative touches, I gave her a crucifix necklace, a bible and a candle, representing the light of Christ.

    She's a lovely tea cosy and brings a scene of calm to tea time and makes you feel "the hills are alive, with the sound of music"

    How do you solve a problem like cold tea?

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    Materials you need at home:

    • 5.5 mm, UK size 5 or US size 9 knitting needles,
    • 4.00 mm, UK size 8 or US size 6 Knitting needles,
    • 3.25 mm, UK size 10 or US size 3 Knitting needles,
    • 78g black Double knitting wool,
    • 19g white double knitting wool,
    • 14g flesh tone double knitting wool,
    • 3g yellow double knitting wool,
    • 3g parchment double knitting wool,
    • Stuffing.