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You can call me Kat. I lived and worked around the country, until happily settling in Portland, OR in 2009. My love of knitting blossomed back in 1998, adding to an ever-growing list of creative ...

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Mingling purse

from Katherine Leek knitting patterns
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Mingling purse
Mingling purse
Mingling purse
Mingling purse
Mingling purse
Mingling purse

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knitting in the round
  • Cables

Pattern Description:

We've all been there - at a holiday party or wedding reception or some other event - dressed up and feeling elegant with your glass in one hand and purse in the other. And then, inevitably, you need a free hand! Whether it's to answer your phone, shake someone's hand, or grab a canap off that tray that's whizzing past. But alas, you're trapped.

With this cute little wristlet, you can mingle with ease. Work it around your favorite bangle bracelet to turn your beloved accessory into a party necessity. You'll wonder how you ever lived without it!


6 sts = 1 inch in stockinette stitch.


  • US #4/3.5mm (size to get gauge). Style and length you prefer for knitting in the round over a small (2") to large (30") circumference.

You Will Also Need:

  • Loose fitting bangle bracelet.
  • Cable needle
  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch markers

Suggested yarn:

250 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Knitted Wit Silky Merino