Vampire Knits: Projects to Keep You Knitting from Twilight to Dawn
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Surrender to the allure of knits inspired by the immortals we all love to fear. If you adore Twilight, True Blood, or The Vampire Diaries, this collection of 28 imaginative and beautiful projects is sure to captivate.
• Black capes are so 1897, instead get stylish with the dead sexy Sidhe Shrug.
• Unleash your inner shapeshifter with the Werewolf Hat.
• Keep warm while holding hands with your vampire by wearing these Bellisima Mittens.
• Around humans? Use the Blood Bottle Cozies to disguise your beverage.
Whether you are wandering the Carpathian Mountains or the bayous of Louisiana, these smoldering projects—for knitters of all levels—will keep you well protected, no matter what you attract.
125, 133) stitches remain, ending with a wrong-side row. Hood Next row (RS): Knit, decreasing one stitch in the middle of this row—108 (116, 124, 132) stitches. Next row: Purl. Work in stockinette stitch until hood measures 6″ (15cm), ending with a wrong side row. The rest of the hood will be worked in two halves. Divide stitches in half, 54 (58, 62, 66) stitches per side. RIGHT HALF Row 1 (RS): K53 (57, 61, 65), turn. Row 2: Purl. Row 3: K52 (56, 60, 64), turn. Row 4: Purl back
thread, sew side seams ½″ (1cm) in from edges. Fold top of lining down ½″ (1cm) and sew in place. Place in bag. Fold knitted hem of bag along picot rows over top edges of the lining and sew in place. Sew strap to side seams of the bag. Lower Case Alphabet To download a printable version of this chart, go to http://rhlink.com/vamp024 Upper Case Alphabet To download a printable version of this chart, go to http://rhlink.com/vamp027 To download a printable version of this chart, go
moved from Sarnia, Ontario, Canada, to the UK. She picked up knitting in college and has been steadily knitting over the past four years. Julie Turjoman (UNDER COVER OF MIDNIGHT HOODED COWL) knits, designs, and writes in northern California. She is the author of Brave New Knits: Dozens of Projects and Personalities From the Knitting Blogosphere. In addition, her patterns have been published in Interweave Knits and Twist Collective. Find out more on her website, julieturjoman.com. Tonya Wagner
(LITTLE FANG SWEATER) has contributed designs to Interweave Knits, the UK publication Yarn Forward, and the book Knitting in the Sun. Tonya lives in Louisville, KY, with her husband and two children. Her website is theshizknit.com. A Abbreviations Alphabet letters B Bellissima Mittens Be Safe lettering chart Be Still My Beating Heart Capelet, 3.1, 3.2 Binding off Blood Bottle Cozies, 4.1, 4.2 Blood stains, yarn and Bloody Accents patterns about: vampires, blood and Blood Bottle
Transfer stitches so that Needle 1 holds all 29 instep stitches and Needle 2 holds 29 knit stitches. Remove markers. LEG Continue working in pattern on Needle 1 and knitting all stitches on Needle 2 until Row 9 of the chart is completed or the desired length. Purl all stitches on Needle 2 for next 3 rounds (Rows 10–12 of chart). Work Rows 1–6 of chart on both needles. Purl 1 round. CUFF Work in k1, p1 rib for 6 rounds. Cut yarn, leaving a tail four times longer than the circumference of the