We are bringing back our most popular holiday contest again and giving you a chance to enter to win a prize every day. Today marks day 7 of our 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway. From Thursday, December 4th until Monday, December 15th, we here at Stitch and Unwind will be running a different giveaway each day. Check back with us every day to see a wonderful new pattern and prize that you can win!
Today is day seven in our 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway. You can enter each day to win the prize of the day! Contest rules and how to enter are below.
On the seventh day of our 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway, my true love gave to me, a Holiday Tea Pot Cozy from Red Heart.
Today’s Project: Holiday Tea Pot Cozy
Designed by Edie Eckman
Abbreviations: A, B, C, D = Colors A, B, C, D; k = knit; k2tog = knit 2 stitches together; p = purl; mm = millimeters; st(s) = stitch(es); * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated, [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times indicated.
Circumference at widest point: 18 (20)” [46 cm, 51 cm]
- RED HEART® Soft®:
- 1 ball each 4601 Off White A
- 9870 Deep Sea B
- 4420 Guacamole C
- 5142 Cherry Red D
- Susan Bates® Knitting Needles: 5 mm [US 8]
- Yarn needle
GAUGE: 16 sts = 4″ [10 cm]; 23 rows = 4″ [10 cm] in Stockinette Stitch. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needle to obtain the specified gauge.
Row 1 (Wrong Side): Knit.
Row 2: Knit.
Row 3: K2, purl to last 2 sts, K2.
Row 4: Knit.
Repeat rows 1-4, changing colors every 4 rows.
Cozy can be customized to fit any teapot. Try on your teapot as you work and adjust the placement of the handle and spout openings.
Two sizes to fit most teapots.
Directions are for small teapot, changes for medium teapot are in parentheses.
Rows 1-28: With A, cast on 36 (40) sts. Work in Stitch Pattern, working 4-row stripes of A, B, A,C, D, A and C.
Row 29: (Wrong Side): With B, Knit.
Row 30: Knit.
Row 31: K2, purl to last 2 sts, K2.
Row 32: K2, *K2tog, K4; repeat from * to last 4 sts, K2tog, K2―30 (34) sts.
Rows 33-34: With A, Knit.
Row 35: K2, purl to last 2 sts, K2.
Row 36: K2, *K2tog, K3; repeat from * to last 3 (2) sts, K3 (2)—25 (28) sts.
Row 37: With D, knit.
Row 38: K2, *K1, K2tog; repeat from * to last 2 sts, K2—18 (20) sts.
Row 39: K2, purl to last 2 sts, K2.
Row 40: Knit.
Rows 41-42: With A, Knit.
Row 43: K2, purl to last 2 sts, K2.
Row 44: Knit.
Rows 45-46: With C, Knit.
Row 47: K2, purl to last 2 sts, K2.
Row 48: K2, [K2tog] to last 2 sts, K2—11 (12) sts.
Row 49: K2, purl to last 2 sts, K2.
Row 50: K3 (2), [K2tog] 3 times, K2—8 sts.
Cut yarn leaving a 12″ [30 cm] tail. Draw tail through all 8 sts, pull tightly to close and knot to secure.
Try Cozy on teapot and pin seams together leaving openings for spout and handle. With yarn needle, sew seams together above and below spout and handle openings. With A, make a pom-pom measuring approximately 2½” [6 cm] in diameter. Sew to top of Cozy. Weave in ends.
Enter to Win Today’s Prize:
Today’s prize is a yarn prize pack from Red Heart. Included in the prize pack is:
- 3 spools Sizzle
- 2 balls Medley
- 2 balls Boutique Swanky
- 2 balls Boutique Sashay Boho
- 1 balls Boutique Treasure
- 1 Red Heart Tote Bag
In order to win today’s 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway, all you need to do is:
Leave a comment on this blog post below telling us:
Who taught you to knit or crochet?
OFFICIAL RULES FOR DAILY CONTEST:
- There is a maximum of one entry per person. The entry will be based upon a comment left on this blog post. Duplicate comments will be deleted and are not tallied.
- Winner will be selected at random from the comments on this blog post.
- Winner will be announced here on the blog as well as contacted by the email address provided.
- You have until tomorrow, December 11th at 11:59p EST to leave your comment on the project above. Comments posted after that will not be counted.
- Contest open to anyone 18+ in US and/or Canada.
THIS CONTEST HAS ENDED! Be sure to check out more great giveaway opportunities below!
Congratulations to Beverly!
You’ve won the yarn prize pack from Red Heart. You will receive an email shortly.
There are more great prizes up for grabs in the coming weeks. Be sure to take advantage of every great giveaway opportunity when you visit our complete listing of giveaways and projects for the 12 Days of Christmas!
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