There are times when I get a little carried away, this little tea cosy is a prime example! It is simply frilling! I wanted to learn several fringing techniques as well as creating gathers, so I thought this little project was a way of playing with the stitches and having something to show for all that hooking!
These lovely little loops make a nice fringe - yet are very simple to do.
There are two layers of frills at the top, made with different lengths of stitch, double crochet and treble crochet. The white edge is a scallop shell stitch.
The second frill is a treble crochet, it creates a fan like effect, edged with another colour it separates the stitches even further.
A little drawstring bow gathers the frills around the pot lid - a ribbon of crochet is made with a simple chain - threaded through treble crochet loops.
There really is a tea pot under there!
I know that it is totally OTT but there are times when a little frivolity doesn't do any one any harm!
Pattern is available free of charge if you fancy a frill of your own!
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