Its so lovely to make a nice pot of tea, and even lovelier if it stays hot for that second cup.
The Crottle tea cosy kit makes a great gift for any ability knitter as this clever design comprises two squares gathered at the top. It therefore fits any size or shape of teapot.
Although Fairisle in appearance the technique is far simpler as the threads are carried along behind the work and don’t need to be woven in.
This kit comprises : 2 x 50g balls of Whitefaced Woodland double knit in smoky grey and natural and the pattern designed exclusively for Gam Farm Rare Breeds by knitwear designer Fiona Drake.
“Crottle” lichen used to produce brown dye in Scottish tweed.