Beach Babe Tea Cosy Knitting Pattern

Beach Babe
Beach Babe
Beach Babe knitting pattern
Rear View
Close Up
Birds Eye Veiw
Birds Eye Veiw
Birds Eye Veiw
Side View
Rear View
Hat Off
Side View
Crab Close Up


I was commissioned to design a beach babe tea cosy. Inspired by old fashioned saucy postcards featuring fat ladies; so I designed a voluptuous beach babe wearing an itsy bitsy teenie weenie red polka dot bikini. Around the back, her has managed to catch a crab when she went into the sea, or has the crab caught her? The crab hangs on and hangs freely when the tea is poured.

She has a lovely big sun hat with matching spotty trim and a bright orange flower. The hat is removable revealing a bun in her hair.

The breach babe is made to look extra curvy with a large chest and buttocks, giving her that old school postcard look. She's perfect for any sunbather who lives near the sea or who love being on holiday.

Oh I do like to tea beside the seaside...

This Tea Cosy:

  • is made from double thickness yarn for extra insulation
  • is made from double thickness yarn for extra insulation
  • fits a medium sized teapot that holds 6 to 8 cups or 2 pints

What you will need to make the pattern

5.5 mm, UK size 5 or US size 9 knitting needles,
4.00 mm, UK size 8 or US size 6 Knitting needles,
60g flesh tone Double knitting wool,
38g spice double knitting wool,
32g white double knitting wool,
24g signal red double knitting wool,
12g mocha double knitting wool,
12g citron double knitting wool,
4g jaffa double knitting wool,
Small amount of black double knitting wool,

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