Here is a perfectly good Cardi wot I knitted, a coat of many colours. As it turns out, too many colours. Enough to make one sea sick. And the front bits were too big. You'll just have to believe me about that part. It comes of being a little too game with colour. And a little too smarty pants about adapting patterns.
So.... I cut off the sleeves, added lead sinkers, poly fill and a bamboo dpn or two and VOILA! A new tea cosy. Twin tea cosies. "Sleeveless in Seattle"