Nottingham Forest football supporter tea cosy

The Nottingham Forest football supporter was first designed as a bespoke tea cosy design, but has been re-designed so that he can be knitted to be anyone's brother, hubby, nephew or any male Nottingham Forest football supporter.

The tea cosy pattern comes with patterns for numbers from 0 to 9 so you can add which ever number player you like to the back of the shirt. The pattern also enables you to add one or two numbers to the back of the shirt, so you could personalise to someone's age for example.

The main tea cosy is knitted with a lining, to make sure the tea stays hot thought out the football match.

The Notts Forest Footy supporter makes a great tea cosy, but might cause controversy with friends and family who support other teams.

I have added the Nottingham Forest Football Supporter design to sporty folk to celebrate arm chair sportsmen.

The knitted tea cosy in stock is wearing the Number 7 shirt Matty Fryatt the Striker.

Kick off with a hot cup of tea


  • Has a knitted lining to keep the teapot really hot
  • Fits a medium sized teapot that holds 6 to 8 cups or 2 pints

Materials you need at home:

  • 4.50 mm, UK size 7 or US size 7 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,
  • 56g matador double knitting wool,
  • 9g flesh tone double knitting wool,
  • 6g white double knitting wool,
  • 6g dark brown double knitting wool,
  • 5g black double knitting wool,
  • Stuffing.
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Susan Cowper

I design and knit unique tea cosies. I really love designing exciting and unusual tea cosies, its great fun and people don’t mind having an over the top tea cosy. Plus they are a great talking point at tea time and make for brilliant knitting projects.

I have quite a following with regular customers who regularly buy my latest designs from my website

I have had a couple of patterns printed in the Simply Knitting Magazine, which is very exciting.

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