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Dawn Brocco's (Spouted) Tree of Life Tea Cozy design uses a variegated yarn, with short color lengths, giving a stained glass effect. Using only 2 yarns also eliminates the need to break and rejoin colors, making the knitting easier for a knitter who is new to stranding.
This revised pattern has spout and handle openings for a cozy that can remain on the teapot, whilst pouring. The original unspouted pattern is also included - your choice!
These tea cozies are knit in Kraemer Yarns Naturally Nazareth, a soft, domestically-produced, aran weight wool yarn of reasonable cost. One skein each of the two colors will make both tea cozies. The spouted samples are lightly fulled - see Finishing, in the pattern.
Height : 8.75"
Yarn: Kraemer Yarns Naturally Nazareth, 100% Domestic wool, approx 184 yd / 100 gram skein: 1 skein each of #Y1308 Hayride (A) and Y1302 Autumn (B)
(One skein of each will make both versions.)
Gauge: 20 sts and 22 rows = 4" (10 cm) over stranded patt with size 7-8 (4.5-5mm) ndls or size to give gauge.
Substitute Yarn Weight: Heavy Worsted/Aran Weight
Skill Level: Intermediate