Indie Design Gift-A-Long: Design Spotlight – Tea Time!

Today’s #giftalong2014 Design Spotlight theme: Tea Time!

While coffee may be the typical American go go juice, in most of the world tea is what keeps people going. What’s better than a nice cuppa and a tasty sweet treat on the side? So, what better inspiration for design than tea?! All the designs below are part of the Gift-A-Long and eligible to be knit/crochet for prizes through December 31, 2014 @ 11:59pm (EST)!

Mabel McTavish Tea Cosy – by Janice Anderson

Mabel McTavish Tea CosyImage Copyright Jenny Rose Photography

What’s better than a cosy for your teapot? A cosy with pompoms.

Firefly Chai – by Kati Mohr

Firefly ChaiImage Copyright Kati Mohr

Like a cup of chai – warm and spicy.

Earl Grey Mitts – by Bristol Ivy

Earl Grey MittsImage Copyright Bristol Ivy

You don’t even need a sleeve for your cup with these mitts!

Sweet Tea Scarf – by Mindy Wilkes

Sweet Tea ScarfImage Copyright Mindy Wilkes

Mmmmm, sweet tea. And a very pretty shawl.

Chai Latte – by Hanna Tjukanov

Chai LatteImage Copyright Hanna Tjukanov

It even looks like chai latte – with the spicy brownish yellow on the bottom and creamy milkiness on top.

Lady and Earl Grey Mitts – by Kerri Blumer

Lady and Earl Grey MittsImage Copyright Kerri Blumer

Maybe these are named for the people the tea are named for, but I’m still counting it because they’re really pretty.

Cluaran Tea Cosy – by K.M. Bedigan

Cluaran Tea CosyImage Copyright K.M. Bedigan

I love the spiky flowers that adorn the cosy and the color scheme is so cheerful!

Designs inspired by a cuppa make perfect gifts for the tea lovers in your life and all of these patterns are eligible for prizes in the Gift-A-Long! Ready, set, gift!

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