ELEGANT EYELET RUFFLE PIN

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Skill level: Easy

Size:  Varies with choice of yarn/needle size - rosette approx. 2.5” to 3.5” across

Materials:

50 yds. worsted wt. novelty yarn (e.g., multicolor, hand-dyed, mohair-blend, metallic-blend):

 Black/burgundy/grey sample shown in Fiesta Yarns “La Boheme”

Gold sample shown in Tahki/Stacy Charles “No Smoking”

Blue/green sample shown in King Cole “Luxury Mohair”

Pair of size 10 (6 mm) needles (Note: smaller needle sizes can be used with thinner yarns to produce smaller pins.)

Assorted vintage buttons (3/4” to 1”)

Assorted faceted beads (1/4”)

Tapestry needle

Sewing needle and thread

Pin-back or safety pin

Gauge: Not critical for this project. Finished length of flat strip = approx. 5.5” at base

Pattern notes:

Piece begins at base of strip which is worked back and forth in rows with eyelet increases to form ruffle.

Finished piece is rolled and sewn into a rosette, then embellished with a variety of buttons and beads.

Terms/Abbreviations: beginning (beg), bind off (BO), cast on (CO), decrease (dec), increase (inc), knit (k), purl (p), remaining (rem), repeat (rep), stitch (st), yarnover (yo)

 

Pin

CO 16.

Row 1 (WS): K.

Row 2 (RS)(inc row): K2, *yo, k2, rep from * across (23)

Row 3: P.

Row 4 (inc row): K2, *yo, k1, yo, k2, rep from * across (37)

Row 5: P.

Row 6 (inc row): K2, *yo, k1, yo, k1, yo, k1, yo, k2, rep from * across (65)

Row 7: P.

Bind off in knit.  Cut yarn, leaving 8” tail. Roll strip into rosette shape and use yarn tails to tack layers together.

Finishing:

With sewing thread and needle, sew on buttons and/or beads in center of rosette as desired (see photos for placement ideas).

Sew on pin-back or attach safety pin to back of rosette.

 

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