Originally Posted by Halk
I probably will do unless I find the site someone else mentioned. Kusmi sell a rather ingenious "spoon" for making tea. It's basically two sieves held together, you put the leaves in the middle, close it, stick it in the teapot and take it out when it's brewed. At the moment I use a seive which is the right size for a mug. I'll be seeing if I can get one of those spoons locally, since their postage to the UK is expensive!
Ah, a tea-egg, tea-ball or tea-infuser. I got one from a local market.
Here's some cheap-ish ones:
There's an expensive one here
I have a spare cheap one, which I fill with herbs and a couple of peppercorns for a bouquet garni, when making stock.