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2020 Tea Cozy Competition

Enter the Larkin Tea Company’s competition for the best handcrafted tea cozy.  In 2019 there were 53 entries from all over the United States and close to 1,000 people from across the world placed a vote.

In 2020 the winner will receive a prize worth over $400 in specialty loose leaf tea, tea accessories and gift items.

PLUS, a one-year free subscription to Tea Time Magazine

PLUS, a copy of Tea Parties Around the World and Teatime Parties by Lorna Ables Reeves.

PLUS, a $50 gift certificate from Cedar Ridge Soaps.

PLUS, two skeins of yarns from Head Springs Fiber Mill.

PLUS, a $50 gift certificate from Irish Lass Glass.

PLUS, two romance novels from Suzanne Quill.

PLUS, a $50 gift certificate from Amy’s Artful Creations.

PLUS, a pin from Ou La La Jewelry

And as a special bonus,

A one-year free online subscription to The Tea House Times!


How to Enter the Contest

Designs do not have to be original, but the contestant must have handcrafted the knitted, crocheted or felted tea cozy. (Only cozies created with yarn will be accepted.)

One Entry per Person.

To enter, contestants must email a color, in-focus, clear photograph* to or mail to The Larkin Tea Co., 545 Warm Springs Avenue, Martinsburg, WV  25404. Photos will not be returned.

*Suggestion: Take the photo with the cozy against a plain background so that the design and workmanship show up better.

All submissions must include name, mailing address, telephone number, email address and descriptive name of cozy.

Photos will be posted online at The Larkin Tea Co’s website at Visitors to the site will vote for their favorite. The tea cozy that receives the most votes wins.


Tea cozy photos will go on-line approximately one week after the closing date.

Voting will finish seven days after posting of photographs.

The winner will be notified by phone or email.

Photo of winner with the cozy will be posted on The Larkin Tea Co’s website and shared on social media.  Entrants must be willing to submit such photo.


This competition is open to residents of the United States ONLY.

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