are a menace to children who tug at them and drag scalding hot fluid over their bodies, say the DTI.
LOOKS COSY: Lesley Molloy, 54, of Easington, cosies
up in this Topshop grey jumper with stud detail, PS45; leather look trousers, Dorothy Perkins, PS25; Topshop bag, PS38; and shoes, Dorothy Perkins, PS40, all available from Outfit at Cleveland Retail Park
But cosies weren't the only everyday item to wreak havoc in households.
THREAT: Kids pull at cosies; PERIL: Clogs; FLAWED: Dustpans; SAFER: Loofah; BAD BITE: False teeth
TEA cosies of every size, shape and colour are on display to raise funds for a good cause.
They were urged to use any design or technique - and the response was excellent with an amazing 150 tea cosies produced.
All the tea cosies are to be displayed in the course room attached to Leven Crafts up to Friday September 12, from 9.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Saturday.