Search Term

Enter a search term (optional)


Select One (optional)

Difficulty Level

Select One (optional)

Estimated Cost

Select One (optional)


Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Fabric Crafts
  • Paper Crafts
  • Craft Foam
  • Pipe Cleaner Crafts
  • Clay & Sculpting
  • Nature Crafts
  • Wood Crafts
  • Beads & Jewelry
  • Recycled Crafts
  • Painting & Coloring
  • Food Crafts
  • Plastic
  • Mixed Media/Miscellaneous
Time to complete

Select One (optional)

Primary Technique

Select One (optional)


Select One (optional)


Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter
Age Group

Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Toddlers
  • Preschool & Kindergarten
  • Elementary School
  • Pre-Teens
  • Teens


Free Offer
Welcome to Our Home: Knit and Crochet Ideas from Red Heart

Transform your home decor with beautiful knit and crochet patterns from this FREE eBook. Your home will never look dull again!

Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not share or sell your email address. View our Privacy Policy

Felted Teapot Cozy

This beginner knitting pattern from Patons creates a cute little cozy for your teapot, embellished with a red heart. Felting helps smooth away any imperfections and creates a sturdy material for embroidery or other embellishments. Hand knit and machine knit versions of the pattern are included. Find this low-cost knitting pattern with 38 other kitchen crafts in our free eBook, Low-Cost Kitchen Crafts eBook.

Felted Knit Tea Cozy


  • Yarn: Patons® Classic Wool (100 g/3.5 oz), Main Color (MC) (green) 2 balls
  • Knitting Needles: Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 6) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension for hand-knit version
  • Bulky gauge knitting machine for machine-knit version
  • Red and gold yarn for embroidery
  • Red felt square for Heart

Size: 13 x 7 ins [33 x18 cm].

Hand-knit version: 20 sts and 26 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st. Machine-knit version: 20 sts and
26 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with approx dial 2• machine knitting tension.


With MC, cast on 94 sts.

Hand-Knit Version
Proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures 27 ins [68.5 cm]. Cast off.

Machine-Knit Version
Work 176 rows even. Cast off.

Machine wash seperately using hot water and long cycle (approx 10 to 15 mins). Add a towel for agitation to get best results. Rinse and spin in warm water. Lay flat to dry.

Cut out front and back following Diagram 1. Embroider lower edges of front and back with gold in cross st as illustrated. Cut out red heart following Diagram 2.

Diagrams for Tea Cozy


Embroider outer edges with gold in blanket st as illustrated. Sew heart to front as illustrated. Sew front and back tog with red yarn and blanket st. Work blanket st with red yarn around lower edges. Attach twisted cord to top.

Cross Stitch and Blanket Stitch

To make twisted cord: Cut 4 strands of yarn 10 ins [25 cm] long. With all strands tog hold one end and with someone holding other end, twist strands to the right until they begin to curl. Fold the 2 ends tog and tie in a knot so they will not unravel. The strands will now twist themselves tog. Adjust length if desired.


Free projects, giveaways, exclusive partner offers, and more straight to your inbox!

Your Recently Viewed Projects

I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.

Include a Photo Include a Photo

Click the button above or drag and drop images onto the button. You can upload two images.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!

The final pattern for shaping the tea cozy is too short. I added an inch to the bottom (8") and it's still too short. It took more than 2 balls of yarn in the main color, almost 3 balls. Liked the idea, didn't like the inaccurate pattern.


Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

Project of the Day

Granny's Square Dishcloth

The Granny's Square Dishcloth is the pattern of your dreams. This printable crochet pattern is perfect for beginner and advanced… Continue reading: "Granny's Square Dishcloth"



Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE all your favorite crafts
  • ADD personal notes
  • QUICKLY reference your crafts


Sponsored Content

Connect With Us

Facebook Instagram Twitter Pinterest Twitter
Blog Email RSS

About Us Advertise Contact Us FAQ Do Not Sell My Personal Information Keyword Index Privacy Policy Share Your Project Subscribe Terms of Service Unsubscribe

---- 1 ----


Images from other crafters

There are currently no images from other crafters.

I Love It