Tea time is a little more enjoyable when you have a fabulous tea cozy handy to keep the pot warm while you sip. Crochet tea cozies are unique projects that many crafters haven't tried yet and once you have tried one you may discover you absolutely love making them. These 12 tea cozy crochet patterns are all free and they showcase great versatility in stitches and styles.
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This crochet tea cozy takes the idea of the granny square and uses that stitch combination to create a granny chic teapot. This can be worked in any color scheme to match your own table settings. It is one of the most popular classic tea cozy crochet patterns.
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Caravan Tea Cozy
Here is another shell stitch crochet tea cozy pattern; it's a popular stitch for this type of project. This is due in part to the design but also to the great dense texture that will help keep your tea warm while also keeping the pot safe for your hands to hold. This one has loops on the top to allow you to hang this tea cozy on the wall; make a whole art display of them.
Caravan Tea Cozy from Emma Varnam
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Cupcake Tea Cozy
Emma Varnam, designer of the Caravan tea cozy crochet pattern has also designed this cute free crochet pattern for a tea cozy that looks like a cupcake. It is dressed up with red seed beads and a crocheted strawberry on top. This one is perfect for tea parties.
Cupcake Tea Cozy from Emma VarnamContinue to 5 of 12 below.
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This colorful cozy is crocheted using a zigzag (ripple stitch) pattern. It is available in two different sizes to adjust for the size of the teapot that you have. This same designer also offers a variation of this tea cozy called the flower tea cozy that turns the basic design into a beautiful flower opening up around the teapot.
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This crochet pattern uses basic crochet stitches in combination with post stitches for the top ribbing. It uses a button closure to wrap and secure the tea cozy around the teapot. This pattern is available for free download on Ravelry. It uses less than 100 yards of DK weight yarn so it can be a good stash buster project.
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This cozy begins with a circle that is turned into a rectangle. It has simple color changes to make large stripes. This is a good beginner's crochet pattern because it shows all of the steps and details for properly measuring and making an easy tea cozy.
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This crochet cozy is designed to fit a 44 oz teapot. It is made using only single crochet and half double crochet stitches. These are basic stitches so even a beginner will find it fairly easy to work this pattern. This is another good stash busting crochet pattern and one that works up very quickly for last-minute gifts.Continue to 9 of 12 below.
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Unlike many of the other tea cozies out there, this crochet teapot cozy includes the spout in the design. This tea keeper was designed by Jaycee Hosier and is available for free download at the Ravelry website. This same pattern actually doubles as a drawstring purse crochet pattern.
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This crochet pattern is also called the Puffy Rib crochet tea cozy because of the stitches it uses in a textured ribbed pattern. It is gorgeous to behold. This teapot cozy has the design of a flower basket incorporated into the top portion, which was inspired by the 1930s crochet seen by the designer.
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