The Big Book of Tea Cozies
Page 49 – Leaves
Row 14: K6, inc twice, k7 (17 sts).
Rows 16, 18 and 20: Knit to end.
Row 22: K1, skpo, k11, k2tog, k1 (15 sts).
Page 162 – Base triangle
Next row: Sl1, p7 but do not turn*. Using the next 2 sts on the left-hand needle, rep from * to * to form the second base triangle. Rep twice more, ending sl1, p7, turn (four base triangles worked).
Page 163 – Final tier
Join in B. Pick up p-lwise and purl 7 sts from edge of triangle just worked (8 sts, including st left on needle from previous row), turn.
Row 16: P2tog (1 st on needle).
Pick up p-wise and purl 7 sts from edge of rectangle of previous tier (8 sts, including st left on needle), turn. Rep last 16 rows three times. Fasten off.
Page 235 – Shape Top
Next row: K3 *(k2tog, k2); rep from * to last 2 sts, k2tog (22 sts).
Next row: *(P1, k2); rep from * to last st, p1.
Next row: K2, *(k2tog, k1); rep from * to last 2 sts, k2tog (15 sts).
Using 4mm needles and one strand of green yarn, cast on 2 sts.
Next row: Inc 1, k to end.
Rep last row until there are 8 sts.
Work 8 rows in g-st.
Next row: Sl1, k1, psso, k to end.
Next row: K2tog, k to end.
Break yarn and thread through rem sts.