BERTHA

This rectangular buttoned cozy is embellished with an oversized, lopsided cable around the middle and a garter stitch border. Though originally designed for a cylindrical teapot with a high spout, the shape is perfect for a French press.

BERTHA teapot and French press cozy by Allison O'Mahony http://kniterations.ca

MATERIALS

Approximately 46 m/50 yd worsted weight yarn

Shown in Spud & Chloe Sweater (55% Wool, 45% Cotton; 146 m/160 yd per 100 g/3.53 oz skein) in colour Grape Jelly

Three 18 mm (23/32”) buttons

NEEDLES

One 5 mm/US 8 circular needle* or set of straight needles (or size needed to obtain gauge)

*Cable length is not terribly important as this project is knit flat.

GAUGE

16 stitches & 20 rows = 10 cm/4″ in stockinette stitch, after blocking

SIZE

One size; sample shown on a teapot with a circumference of 30.5 cm/12” with 2.5 cm/1” negative ease

FINISHED DIMENSIONS

28 cm x 11.5 cm (11” x 4.5”), after blocking

ADDITIONAL TOOLS

Cable needle, stitch marker, tapestry needle, blocking pins

SKILL LEVEL

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BERTHA teapot and French press cozy by Allison O'Mahony http://kniterations.ca

Price: $2.50 CAD

Available through my Ravelry store or directly via PayPal by clicking the “buy now” button below.

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