Tea Cosy Patterns

40+ Free knitting patterns you can download immediately! Some of these free cosy knitting patterns are easy to knit while others are a bit more complicated. From granny tea cosy patterns to country and flower themed tea pot cosies, you will surely find a pattern you will love to knit from one of the free patterns offered below.

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Easy Knitting Patterns for Tea Cozies

Start the day with a matching tea cozy and egg cozies to create a warm, memorable breakfast at home. Craft this serving set in any colors of Lily Sugar’n Cream that match your kitchen or table setting. It makes a sweet novelty gift for any breakfast fan, so let’s get cracking!

Easy Knitting Patterns for Tea Cozies

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A super chunky tea cosy with two different looks to keep your tea super warm!

Free knitting pattern for a Super Chunky Tea Cosy

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Your next project uses stranded colorwork in an unusual way – by intentionally pulling the alternate shade too tight, you create pleats! Knit this fun cozy to look like a hat, in any color you wish using Patons Classic Wool Worsted. Top-off with a fun pom-pom for the perfect finished look.

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Perhaps you’d like to have your friends over for holiday tea…or you need a nice gift for a tea lover. If so, this colorfully striped pot cozy is the perfect project to knit next! Pattern is written so that you can customize this cozy to the size of the pot. Easy pattern to knit.

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Tea is one of life’s simplest pleasures, and it’s never better than when served the traditional way in a pot kept warm by a knitted cosy. Small fits average 2-cup tea pot; Large fits average 6-cup pot. Size 4.50 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles.

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An easy cabled tea cosy with pom pom.

Cabled tea cosy with pom pom

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Tea cosy to fit a one cup pot.  This is in an easy 1 row rib pattern using two strands of dk yarn, which makes the cosy nice and thick.

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Tea Pot Cozy with Flowers and Floral Themes

Rosebud tea cozy free knitting pattern. To fit a 6 cup Teapot measuring 44cm circ x 18cm high.
Cosy measures 42cm circ x 18cm high (stretches to fit).

Rosebud tea cozy free knitting pattern

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Blooming tea pot cozy pattern features a rib stitch body and topped with knitflowers. An easy and fun pattern for beginners. Finished Circumference About 15 in. (38 cm), will stretch to fit most teapots.
Finished Height About 7 in. (18 cm).

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Free Knitting Pattern for a 6 Cup Tea Pot Cosy and Mat. Use straight needle and 10 ply aran yarn to complete this amazing tea pot cosy and mat set.


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A spingtime tea cosy full of flowers and daffodils. Beautiful detailed cosy that will make for a great gift for mother’s day.

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Daisy bush tea cosy, cover your pot in spring time flowers. This is one of those double layer cosies that keep the teapot seriously warm.The finished size of this cosy is 20cm high and 20cm wide; it fits a fairly large pot; my pot holds 7 cups of tea (1.75 litres).

Springtime tea cosy free knitting pattern

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Tea cosy in basketweave stitch adorned with flowers to fit a medium sized pot approximately 9cm in bottom diameter and 15cm in height with matching flower adorned coasters.

Free Knitting Pattern for a Flower Tea Cosy and Coasters

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Experienced knitters, make tea time even more fun with this pretty, floral tea cozy. Lily Sugar’n Cream is 100% cotton, so it’s the perfect choice for this project in the shades you prefer, or using those in the interpretation shown. It’s a great gift when paired with one of our many dishcloths.

flower basket tea cosy free knitting pattern

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A beautiful, cheerful and springtime cosy – The Flower Garden Tea Cosy. Tea cosy measures 32cm circumference, 16cm high, to fit a 1 cup Teapot.

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A stockinette stitch cozy topped with knit roses.

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A cute little teapot knitting pattern topped with knit daisies!

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A Royal Rosy Posy Tea Cosy Knit Pattern.

A Royal Rosy Posy Tea Cosy Knit Pattern

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Fair Isle One cup Tea Cosy with a flower design.

Fair Isle One cup Tea Cosy with a flower design

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Country Themes – Tea Pot Cosy Patterns

This following pattern contains four free patterns, two knit tea cosy patterns with a house theme and a combi van theme and two crochet tea cosy patterns with a cupcake theme and a butterfly theme. Printable free tea cosy knitting patterns.


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Tea cosy to knit with a beautiful morning country landscape.

Rise and Shine Tea Cosy Free Knitting Pattern

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Animal Tea Cosy Patterns

Animal themed tea cosy patterns. Let’s begin with this super fun lion head tea cozy.

animal tez cosy pattern

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The next one is a bit easier with an adorable chicky theme.

tea cosy easter theme

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Oliver the cat tea cosy. Oliver Cat cosy is knitted from 2 strands of 8ply yarn, knitted together. I’ve used some mohair knitted together with a slightly fluffy 8 ply. 

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Patons bee hive tea cozy. Easy-to-remember switches between knit and purl rows, make this pattern simple to follow and rewarding to finish. Let’s begin with your choice of shades from our 100% wool, Patons Classic Wool Roving collection and use your creative flair to decorate it with little bee appliqués. It’s tea time! A printable free tea cosy knitting pattern.

Patons bee hive tea cozy free pattern knit

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More Novelty Tea Pot Cozy Knitting Patterns

This ingenious tea cozy cleverly uses the neck and armholes on a mini sweater for the handle and spout! Get started on this imaginative piece in your preferred color from Patons Decor, or make it as suggested. Any way you cast this one off, it’s a splendid cup of tea!

Aran sweater tea cosy knitting pattern free

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“I love you cupcake” tea cozy, quite easy with a rib body knit up quick in chunky yarn and dressed up super cute with a cupcake on top and knit hearts.

cup cake tea cosy gree knit pattern

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Another cute cupcake themed tea cosy, the Fairy Cupcake Teapot Cosy.

Fairy Cupcake Teapot Cosy

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Union Jack Teacosy by Audrey’s Teashop a free pattern.

Union Jack Teacosy

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Blighty Teacosy & Egg Cosy by Emma Varnam. Size: To a 6-8 cup teapot.

Striped tea cosy free knitting pattern

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A fair isle teacosy using 5 Miniballs, knit in the round and then steeked. A great way to practice the technique of cutting your knitting on a small project first! The kanji on the pattern means ‘tea’.

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Traditional Tea Cozy Patterns

Cosy cables tea cosy. This cabled tea cosy is knit flat in two pieces and is then joined in the round to complete the top. There is one selvedge stitch on either side for ease in seaming the base.

Cabled tea pot cosy free knitting pattern

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Fair isle tea pot cozy free knitting pattern. A good way to get into fair isle with this project.

Fair isle tea pot cozy free knitting pattern

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Seeded Columns tea cozy knitting pattern. This beautifully textured tea cosy is knit in the round to start, then each side is worked separately, back and forth, to leave openings for the spout and handle. Work is then joined again in the round to complete the top.

Seeded Columns tea cozy knitting pattern

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This tea cosy is knit flat in two-colour brioche to begin and is then joined to work in the round above the spout and handle. Please read all notes carefully before starting.

free knitting pattern for a brioche tea cozy

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Warm and chusy smoked tea pot cosy pattern from Patons.

Free knitting pattern for a cushy smoked tea cozy

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A cabled version topped with knit flowers made for Avanti six cup tea pot.

Avanti six cup tea pot

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FREE Traditional Tea Cosy Pattern in 2 sizes.

FREE Traditional Tea Cosy Pattern in 2 sizes

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