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Apple Tea Cozy & Coasters

Click here for larger image.Crochet the darling Apple Tea Cozy & Coasters! They will surely make you smile as they add a bit of whimsy to your kitchen.

Designs by Lisa Marchand Harris

Skill Level

Easy

Finished Size

Tea Cozy: 8 inches tall, excluding Stem and Leaves
Coasters: 4 x 5 1/4 inches, including Stem and Leaf

Materials

Tea Cozy

  • Red Heart Super Saver medium (worsted) weight yarn (7 oz/364 yds/198g per skein):
    • 2 oz/100 yds/56g #332 ranch red
    • 20 yds #368 paddy green
    • 1/4 yd #365 coffee
  • Size H/8/5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Tapestry needle

Coasters

  • Red Heart Super Saver medium (worsted) weight yarn (7 oz/364 yds/198g per skein):
    • 1 oz/50 yds/28g #332 ranch red
    • 1/4 yd each #368 paddy green and #365 coffee
  • Size H/8/5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Tapestry needle

Tea Cozy

Gauge

13 hdc = 3 1/4 inches

Pattern Notes

Weave in ends as work progresses.

Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.

Chain-2 at beginning of rows counts as first double crochet unless otherwise stated.

Cozy

Row 1 (WS): With ranch red and leaving a 10-inch end for sewing, ch 33, hdc in 3rd ch from hook (beg 2 sk chs count as a hdc), hdc in each rem ch across, turn. (32 hdc)

Row 2 (RS): Ch 2 (see Pattern Notes), working in back lps (see Stitch Guide), hdc in each hdc across, turn.

Rows 3-18: Rep row 2.

Row 19: Ch 2, working in back lps, hdc in each of next 10 hdc, ch 9 (spout opening), sk next 9 hdc, hdc in each rem hdc, turn.

Row 20: Ch 2, working in back lps only, hdc in each hdc and in each ch across, turn.

Rows 21-38: Rep row 2. At end of last row, fasten off.

Tie

With ranch red, ch 50. Fasten off.

Stem

With coffee, ch 10, hdc in 3rd ch from hook, hdc in each rem ch across. Fasten off.

Small Leaf

Make 2.

With paddy green, ch 8, sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in each of next 2 chs, 2 dc in next ch, hdc in each of next 2 chs, 4 sc in last ch, working in unused lps on opposite side of starting ch, sc in each lp across, join (see Pattern Notes) in beg sc. Leaving an 8-inch end for sewing, fasten off. (17 sts)

Large Leaf

Make 2.

With paddy green, ch 10, sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in each of next 4 chs, 2 dc in next ch, hdc in each of next 3 chs, 4 sc in last ch, working in unused lps on opposite side of starting ch, hdc in each of next 3 lps, 2 dc in next lp, hdc in each of next 4 lps, join with a sl st in beg sc. Leaving an 8-inch end for sewing, fasten off. (23 sts)

Finishing

Step 1: With WS facing and with ranch red, sew first 6 sts of row 38 to first 6 sts in row 1. Sew last 9 sts of same rows tog, forming opening for handle.

Step 2: From WS, weave Tie through top of Cozy and use it to tighten and close top of Cozy.

Step 3: Sew Leaves and Stem to top of Cozy.

Step 4: Weave 20-inch strand of ranch red around bottom of Cozy and tie in bow after putting Cozy on teapot.

Coasters

Gauge

Rnds 1 & 2 = 2 1/4 inches

Pattern Notes

Weave in ends as work progresses.

Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.

Chain-3 at beginning of rounds counts as first double crochet unless otherwise stated.

Coaster

Make 2.

Rnd 1 (RS): With ranch red, ch 4, join (see Pattern Notes) in first ch to form a ring, ch 3 (see Pattern Notes), 11 dc in ring, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (12 dc)

Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same ch as joining, 2 dc in each rem dc around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (24 dc)

Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in same ch as joining, dc in next dc, *2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, rep from * around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (36 dc)

Rnd 4: Sl st in next dc, sc in next dc, 2 dc in each of next 3 dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, hdc in next dc, sc in each of next 2 dc, sl st in each of next 3 dc, sc in next dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, hdc in next dc, (sc, sl st) in next dc, sc in next dc, hdc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, sc in next dc, sl st in each of next 3 dc, sc in each of next 2 dc, hdc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in each of next 3 dc, sc in next dc, join in joining sl st. Fasten off.

Leaf

With paddy green, ch 6, sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, dc in next ch, hdc in next ch, (sc, sl st) in last ch. Fasten off. (6 sts)

Stem

With coffee, ch 5, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each rem ch across. Fasten off. (4 sc)

Finishing

Sew Leaf and Stem to top center of Coaster.

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