These mitts were inspired by Prince’s song and movie “Purple Rain.” This pattern is available as part of a 4-pattern ebook including mitts, hat and neckwarmer.
Pattern has been test knitted by multiple knitters and tech edited by Lauren Cross (crazyl).
Skills learned: Beading (full photo tutorial provided) and cabling without a cable needle (instructions provided)
Skill Level: Intermediate or Adventurous Beginner
Size: One size. However, pattern may be adjusted by adding or subtracting a multiple of seven stitches.
Gauge: 17 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch
- Size 5mm/US 8 circular needles (at least 40” cable for magic loop) or double pointed needles or size to obtain gauge
- Crochet Hook ( any size between 0.75mm-1.25mm) for beading purposes
- Approx. 150 size E or 5/0 glass seed beads
- Stitch marker (optional)
- Tapestry needle