The pretty ruffled version was designed for our LYS Tour several years ago, while the plain fellow is a perennial favorite. Choose a traditional tweed or a modern self-striping yarn in a color that won't show the drips. What a thoughtful gift!
FINISHED SIZES To fit standard Brown Betty-style teapots: 4-cup (6-cup). Yarn information given for 4-cup size; 6-cup size in parentheses ( ).
YARN Plain Ribbed Version: 1 (2) skein(s) Jamieson's Shetland Heather (100 yds / 92m each); shown lower left in Color 235. Or 1 (1) skein Noro Kureyon (110 yds / 100m); shown lower center in Color 242. Or approx. 100 (110) yds / 92 (101)m of an equivalent worsted-weight yarn.
Ruffled Version: 2 (2) skeins Noro Silk Garden (110 yds / 100m each); shown lower center in Color 341. Or approx. 140 (150) yds / 128 (137)m of an equivalent worsted-weight yarn.
NEEDLES & NOTIONS (both versions) US 7 (4.5mm) 16" / 40cm circular, or size to obtain gauge; plus 24" / 60cm circular for ruffled version. US 7 (4.5mm) double-points, or gauge size.
GAUGE (both versions) Approx. 28 sts / 28 rows = 4" / 10cm in K2/P2 ribbing, not stretched.