How to make a teacosy

Living in England, tea is an important part of my diet (in fact I’m having one now), so when my mum gave me a gorgeous new teapot, I had to make a teacosy for it. Below are the instructions on how to make your own.

My finished tea cosy

This is a very simple one, but from this basic you can add as much embellishment as you like (in fact I think Annelies has some great ideas for that department).
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A guide to learning how to knit in London

Kicking off this new blog with an exciting topic: knitting!

I’ve recently learn how to knit again (I learnt before from my gran when I was a little girl), luckily it’s like riding a bike, the movements still seemed to be in my fingers. What wasn’t like riding a bike was learning how to purl. I had never learned how to do this before, and it felt really jarring at first. But I managed to get over my initial scepticisim and now I’m enjoying my new-found ability to create all sorts of great patterns.

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