Finding free tea cozy patterns is easier than you think in today’s internet world. Of course, you can also find them via word of mouth – particularly if you are into crafts and know like-minded people. It’s quite amazing what people keep on hand.
Even beginners can usually knit, crochet or sew a tea cozy. It doesn’t take a lot of time because it’s not a big thing to do, like a cardigan or a sweater, for example. There are also some really lovely patterns out there to choose from (again, many of them free) so really there is something for everyone. Another place to look online is for craft blogs.
There are people who enjoy both knitting and crocheting and love to share their patterns. Be patient and go through these blogs because often you won’t find a tea cozy right away as many people also love to make articles of clothing. Some blogs thankfully have indexes or search functions so you can find what you’re looking for more easily.
Once you have decided which type of cozy you would like to make, have a look online for free patterns. You will no doubt have already made up your mind if you would like to sew a cozy or knit and/or crochet one and of course there are free patterns for all of these. is a great site for more than cozy patterns but it does have a whole page dedicated to cozies which can be out of the ordinary – for example a tea cozy that is knitted like an aran sweater – complete with a collar and buttons down the front!
So have some fun and create your own cozy – whether it’s a knitted one, crocheted or sewn. Simply choose one of the many free tea cozy patterns that are available on this blog. It will look gorgeous and be quite the centerpiece for your next afternoon tea.