Purple Rain Neckwarmer by Caryl Pierre
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Purple Rain Neckwarmer

Worsted (9 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
125 yards (114 m)
One size. 5.5” x 25” (unblocked)

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This neckwarmer was inspired by Prince’s song and movie “Purple Rain.” This pattern is available as part of a 4-pattern ebook including mitts, hat and cowl.

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. 5.5” x 25” (unblocked)

Gauge: 17 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch


  • Size 5mm (US 8) circular needles or double pointed needle or size to obtain gauge
  • Crochet Hook ( any size between 0.75mm-1.25mm) for beading purposes
  • Approx. 90-100 size E or 5/0 glass seed beads
  • 2 stitch markers (optional)
  • 3 buttons (diameter ¾”/19.05mm)
  • Tapestry needle