Fittings

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WILL THIS TEA COSY FIT YOUR TEAPOT?

Ideally, if you pinch the cosy at the teapot’s spout and handle there should be at least 1/2″ (1.5cm) of wiggle room on each side.  If the spout sits tight against the fabric it will wick up any liquid and stain the cosy.

STANDARD SIZE “Classic” or “Tassel” or “Baseball” design
Fits most 32oz/1L (4 cup) teapots

The elegant, curved profile of this modern wool felt tea cosy best accommodates teapots within the following dimensions:

1.  About 10″ (25cm) across from tip of spout to edge of handle;
2. Where the spout tip and the handle edge are no more than 5″ high;
3. Where the centre (lid) is 6″ (15cm) to 8 1/4″ (21cm) high;
4. A maximum circumference of 25″ (63cm).

A teapot that is slimmer and taller (up to 8 1/4″) can also be accommodated — please refer to the dimensions in the drawing.

 

SMALL SIZE “Classic” or “Tassel” or “Baseball” design
Fits most 18oz/500ml (2 cup) teapots

The small size has a similar but slightly steeper, curving shape.  It will accommodate a teapot with the following maximum dimensions:

1.  Up to 7.5″ (19cm) across from tip of spout to edge of handle;
2. Where the spout tip and the handle edge are no more than 4″ (10cm) high;
3. Where the centre (lid) is 5″ (13cm) to 6 1/2″ (17cm) high;
4. A maximum circumference of 19 1/2″ (49cm).

A teapot that is slimmer and taller (up to 6 1/2″) can also be accommodated — please refer to the dimensions in the drawing.

MUG COSY
16 oz (500ml)

This handsome mug or cup cosy was designed to fit both a tall, handled 16oz mug and a large 20oz take-away paper cup.  It will also accommodate other mugs or handle-less cups within the following maximum dimensions:

1.  Up to 4 3/4″ (12cm) across from outside lip of mug to edge of handle;
2.  A maximum height of 6 1/2″ (16cm);
3.  A maximum circumference of  12 1/4″ (31cm).

 

SMALL “Ribbed”design
Fits most 16oz/500ml (2 cup) teapots as well as some larger

The paneled design of this modern wool felt tea cosy sits small and then, like a puffer fish, expands.  This means it is fairly size-forgiving but was made for teapots in the following size range:

1. About 10″ (25cm) across from tip of spout to edge of handle;
2. Where the spout tip and the handle edge are no more than 5″ high;
3. Where the centre (lid) is 6″ (15cm) to 8 1/4″ (21cm) high;
4. A maximum circumference of 25″ (63cm).

STANDARD “Ribbed” design
Fits most 32oz/1L (4 cup) teapots as wells as some larger

Please see this post for details on how much the Standard size enlarges.

 

HOW IT WORKS:  If your teapot is large – or you just like the look — pull gently on opposite sides of the cosy and it will expand to wrap around the pot.

The “Ribbed” design fits large teacosies

The standard size, six-paneled Ribbed style was designed to fit the average 4-cup teapot but its puffer-fish nature means it can accommodate a quite large teapot — like a 6-cup.  When expanded its circumference is about 37″ around.  Allowing an inch of pinch this would accommodate a teapot (including spout and handle) up to about 35″ around.  Check the blog entry.

Ribbed style expands like a puffer fish to fit large teapots

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