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Vampire Knits by Genevieve Miller - Tourniquet Scarf Project

Vampire Knits by Genevieve Miller - Tourniquet Scarf Project

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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.

To read more about Genevieve Miller and Vampire Knits visit Crown Publishing Group at www.crownpublishing.com.
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.

To read more about Genevieve Miller and Vampire Knits visit Crown Publishing Group at www.crownpublishing.com.

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 vampire knits 36
 
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 Tourniquet Scarf 
 Make yourself a willing vampire victim with this scarf. Knit with red in the middle and embellished with “dripping blood,” this vampy scarf can serve a dual purpose: neck warmer and tourniquet.
size
One size fits all
finished measurements
Approximately 5" x 86" (13cm x 218cm)
materials
Plymouth Encore Worsted medium(75% acrylic, 25% wool; 3
1
 ⁄ 
2
oz/100g,200 yd/182m): 2 skeins in 520 CharcoalHeather [MC] and 1 skein in 9601 Red[CC]
 
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Plymouth Encore DK light(75% acrylic, 25% wool; 1
3
 ⁄ 
4
oz/50g, 150yd/137m): 1 skein in 9601 Red for duplicatestitch (optional)
 
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Size 9 (5.5mm) straightneedles
 
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Tapestry needle
gauge
Gauge is not essential for this project.
special skills
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Stranded knitting (page 134)
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Duplicate stitch (page 135)
Scarf 
With MC, cast on 40 stitches.Work in stockinette stitch for 4 rows.
Next (picot) row (RS):
K1, *yo, k2tog; repeatfrom * to last stitch, k1.Work in k2, p2 rib until piece measures 26"(66cm), ending with a wrong side row.Join CC.
Next row (RS):
*K1 in MC, k1 in CC, p1 in MC, p1 in CC; repeatfrom * across, carrying both strands of yarn together alongthe back of the piece. Work as established for 3 more rows.Cut MC.With CC, work in k2, p2 rib for 32" (81cm), ending with awrong side row.Join MC.
Next row (RS):
*K1 in MC, k1 in CC, p1 in MC, p1 in CC; repeatfrom * across, carrying both strands of yarn together alongthe back of the piece. Work as established for 3 more rows.Cut CC.With MC, work in k2, p2 rib for 25" (64cm) more, ending witha wrong side row.
Next (picot) row (RS):
K1, *yo, k2tog; repeat from * to laststitch, k1.Work in stockinette stitch for 3 rows. Bind off knitwise.
Finishing
Weave in ends. Block after working duplicate stitch.
EMBELLISHMENT (OPTIONAL)
Using CC or DK weight yarn in contrasting color, useduplicate stitch to create a dripping blood effect at both endsof the CC section as shown. You can make it as dramatic orsubtle as you like so your scarf is truly one of a kind. If youdo opt for the embellishment, blocking the scarf will make itlook more polished.
designed by
 
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Genevieve Miller
skill level
 
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Easy 

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