This week is afternoon tea week and, as it’s commonly know that us knitters love a good British tea party, we’ve rounded up our top 10 top tea party patterns to ensure your next one is as brilliant as can be!
First things first, one’s tea MUST be appropriately bedecked in yarn
(We’ve got the free pattern on our patterns page)
One must watch one’s waistline and this crochet cake is calorie-free!
(‘Bake’ your own at Yarnspirations)
One must not tolerate soggy cucumber sandwiches. No risk of that with knitted ones!
(Knitting your own fillings from Jean Greeenhowe)
One must hang only the prettiest of bunting in true British style
(Make your own from our free pattern)
One’s tea party must always be graced by pretty spring blooms
(Have a whiff at Ravelry for the pattern)
If one is without a chair, one must sit on only the finest of knitted creations
(Hop across to our patterns page to download it for free)
One can never have too many flowers at one’s tea party. Never!
(Odd Knit has the free pattern)
Nothing is more British than strawberries and cream (note: do not pour cream on this kind)
(We’ve got the pattern on our website)
One must not allow one’s tea to get cold!
(Jenni Hodges has the pattern)
One must be adorned in only the most ladylike of knitted accessories when attending a tea party
(Find the pattern over on our patterns tab)