I think I will officially have my cool crafter card taken away for admitting this, but I'm dying to make a tea cozy, irony-free. My search has begun for a knit or crochet pattern that is attractive, within my skill set, and fits my needs. There are a lot of choices out there, but most are, well, not quite me. Check out this crazy one:
My taller half suggested I make it a Cheshire Cat one to go over my Alice in Wonderland teapot. Cute idea, but I just can't see myself crocheting anything feline. Also, the spout comes out its, well, you know.
I am loving the look of this one:
But, again, I don't want an opening for the spout. Doesn't that defeat the purpose? The heat can still escape from there.
If I could felt, I would die to make this one:
Given my pickiness and skill set, I may be better off just topping my teapot with a hat, eh?