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  • When I went to Alexander school, we had tea every morning at 10 a.m. We took turns making the tea. One of the guys would put tea towels over the teapots to keep them warm.

    I got an idea: I would make tea cosies for the teapots. I felted some old sweaters, cut them up, and stitched them together with colourful tapestry yarn. They were beautiful.

    One of the guys put one of the tea cosies on his head, like a hat. I got another idea: I would make hats like the tea cosies, from colourful felted sweaters and tapestry yarn. I would sell them.

    Nobody bought them. I wear them, now - different colours to go with different coats and scarves of mine. They are the ugliest hats ever. But warm.
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