Any Crafters Out There? Vampire Knits for Halloween

Knit yourself into a ghoul or goblin this halloween.

And now for something completely different . . . a knitting book! We’re thinking some of you RIFers out there might be crafters, and we whole-heartedly suggest Genevieve Miller’s Vampire Knits, just in time for Halloween! 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.

We’re thrilled to share this gorgeous Tourniquet Scarf Project pattern with you. 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.

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Visit Genevieve Miller on her blog and learn more at VampireKnits.com.

Learn how to make your own tourniquet scarf with this exclusive excerpt: Vampire Knits by Genevieve Miller – Tourniquet Scarf Project

In addition to Vampire Knits, we suggest another holiday entertaining book from the ubiquitous Martha Stewart: Martha’s Entertaining.

In this exquisite and very personal book, Martha Stewart welcomes you into her world, where she entertains in the beautiful style that she has made so famous. Whether a simple blueberry breakfast on a Sunday morning in Maine or a more lavish holiday dinner at Bedford, each of the gatherings is equally memorable, for what Martha cherishes above all is spending time and sharing delicious food with her family and friends.

GENEVIEVE MILLER was inspired to design her own patterns after reading Twilight. She is the mother of three and luckily married to a guy who doesn't mind the house being taken over by a giant yarn stash. She lives in Pasadena, California.

About Kira Walton

Kira Walton

KIRA WALTON has been stalking books all her life as a college English teacher, bookseller, book club consultant, author, and editor.

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