Fluffy Pom Pom Tea Cosy Pattern


Make a super fluffy pom tea cosy with this easy free pattern.

This cosy may look like a little fluffy lap dog, but it’s not!

Made with chunky yarn, the cosy is covered in pom poms around both openings.

This is a really simple knitting pattern that is perfect for any beginners.

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A Basic Level Knitting Pattern

This is an easy pattern for those of you who are beginner level, and the techniques you will need to know are knit, purl, casting on and casting off.

Using mainly knit and purl stitches, it will also introduce you to decreasing and shaping.

More Tea Cosy Patterns

You may also like these free patterns for tea cosies:

Pom Pom Tea Cosy Pattern

Resources and tutorials you may find helpful in following this pattern:

This pattern is great for any beginner knitters.

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Fluffy Pom Pom Tea Cosy Pattern

Purchase the inexpensive ad-free, PDF printable pattern in my shop here.

Skill Level – Basic


This simple tea cosy pattern is knit in one piece and stitched together to leave openings for the handle and spout.

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Size – To fit the circumference of the teapot 18 inches.

Gauge – 10 sts and 24 rows = 4in/10cm measured in garter stitch.

The Supplies You Need


  • 1 x 50g ball of Sirdar softie super bulky (any colour choice)
  • 2 50g x Double knit yarn in your colour choice.


  • Pair of 10mm needles (US 15)


  • Scissors
  • Darning needle
  • Tape measure

Other Materials

  • Pom maker clover 1 3/8 inch or 2 cut cardboard circles

Abbreviations >

  • Beg = Begin(ning)
  • Cont = Continue(ing)
  • K = Knit
  • Rem = Remaining
  • St(s) = Stitch(es)


  1. Cast on 20sts (this is knit in one piece)
  2. Knit all rows until piece measures 12 inches
  3. Cast off

Making up >

  1. Sew together at the top and bottom of the sides leaving holes for the spout and the handle.
  2. Pom decoration – I used a clover pom maker to make the decoration and stitched around the openings.
  3. I had around 10 pom poms for each side – so 20 in total.

If you enjoyed making the tea cosy, I’d love to see yours on Instagram, be sure to tag me @handylittleme.

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Happy Knitting! xoxo

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