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Kooky Snail Tea Cozies

Anke Klempner's Makes Charming Snail-Like Knit Tea Cozy Designs

— March 13, 2014 — Art & Design
This quirky pattern from Anke Klempner adds a playful touch to a basic knit tea cozy, transforming teapots into adorable snail characters.

The spout and the rotund shape from the body of the teapot offer perfect snail-like features to build upon and essentially, what really gives the design some major character are the whimsical knit snail eyes, created from just an i-cord and a pipe cleaner.

Anke Klempner sells the base patterns for these knit tea cozies on the online knitting community Ravelry and encourages people to let their imaginations run wild, since there are endless possibilities for the varieties of snails that can be made. With these designs, you can sip your tea as slowly as a snail, without having to worry at all about your tea going cold.
Trend Themes
1. Quirky Tea Cozies - Designing knit tea cozies that transform teapots into fun characters creates a whimsical touch to your afternoon tea.
2. Knitting Patterns - Creating unique knitting patterns opens up endless possibilities for customization and personalization.
3. Playful Home Decor - Adding a touch of playfulness to home decor items like tea cozies can provide customers a sense of joy and delight.
Industry Implications
1. Knitting Supplies - Supplying materials like knitting needles, yarn, and patterns to help customers create unique tea cozies can drive sales and innovation.
2. Online Marketplaces - Providing a platform for users to share and sell their unique knitting patterns can disrupt the home decor industry in a positive way.
3. Home Goods Retail - Incorporating playful, whimsical home decor items like tea cozies can set a business apart and provide customers with a fun shopping experience.
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