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Tru Love Bites

June 2014
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
270 yards (247 m)
One Size
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Please note: Promotional $3 pricing for this pattern ends on 7/1/14, at which time the pattern price will increase to $5.00.

The Tru Love Bites cowl, inspired by the HBO series True Blood, is a summer-weight cowl that drapes over your shoulders like a shawlette, but has the ease and convenience of wearing like a cowl, with a little neck coverage too…you know, to cover up those bite marks. Trickling eyelets lead to a slightly ruffled bottom edge; the result of a simple lace pattern to create the wavy points along the bottom.

Created in honor of the ”Sookie’s Last Stand” Lorna’s Limited Edition Colorway available only at Jimmy Beans Wool for the month of June 2014, this cowl uses just one skein of Sportmate yarn, or about 270 yds of Sport weight yarn.

Approx. Finished Cowl Measurements (after steam blocking):

Top Edge: 23”
Bottom Edge: 61”
Front Length: 14”
Back Length: 8”

Pattern Errata:

Please Note: Stitch counts on final border section have been updated on the pattern as follows:

Rnd 110: 240 sts
Rnd 112: 280 sts
Rnd 114: 320 sts
Rnd 116: 360 sts
Rnd 118: 400 sts

Please note: The sample shown is knit in Lorna’s Laces Sportmate color Twilight, as the special limited edition color “Sookie’s Last Stand” was not available at the time of test knitting. However, the colors used in the Limited Edition curated for this pattern and were taken into consideration when designing the cowl. They will be beautiful in this pattern!