Peacock Tea Cosy Knitting Pattern

Peacock knitting pattern
Birds Eye Veiw
Back View
Birds Eye Veiw
Head and Tail
Head and Tail
Head and Tail
Head and Tail


The Peacock tea cosy is a very showy tea cosy especially ideal for when you need to put on a bit of a show at tea parties. When you think of a peacock you probably think of old stately homes where peacock roam the gardens fanning their tails, and the peacock cock tea cosy is not different, and looks perfect in a garden setting.

This tea cosy dose take a bit of time to make, however the knitting pattern uses simple knitting stitches, which are clearly written and easy to follow.

The main part of the cosy is knitted with double thickness yarn to keep the teapot really hot and the tail is kept elevated with boning usually found in garments.

The peacock tea cosy is a real stunner!

The Peacock's spectacular pattern of eyespots, evolved to startle or confuse predators, make it the ideal tea cosy to protect your second cup of tea by would be predators and tea suppers.

This Tea Cosy:

  • 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,
3.25 mm, UK size 10 or US size 3 Knitting needles,
50g black double knitting wool
50g royal blue double knitting wool
50g dark green double knitting wool
20g King Cole Moments Lime DK wool
5g King Cole Moments Cream DK wool
Small amount of lime, salmon, turquoise, white, and light brown double knitting wool,
A pair of 12mm black safety eyes
1m of Grey 18mm Hemline Felt Covered Boning
And Stuffing

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