ELEGANT EYELET RUFFLE PIN
Quick-to-make gift idea!
with choice of yarn/needle size - rosette approx. 2.5” to 3.5”
worsted wt. novelty yarn (e.g., multicolor, hand-dyed, mohair-blend,
shown in Fiesta Yarns “La Boheme”
Gold sample shown in Tahki/Stacy
Charles “No Smoking”
Blue/green sample shown in
King Cole “Luxury Mohair”
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”)
needle and thread
Pin-back or safety pin
critical for this project. Finished length of flat strip = approx.
5.5” at base
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.
beginning (beg), bind off (BO), cast on (CO), decrease (dec),
increase (inc), knit (k), purl (p), remaining (rem), repeat (rep),
stitch (st), yarnover (yo)
(RS)(inc row): K2, *yo, k2, rep from * across (23)
(inc row): K2, *yo, k1, yo, k2, rep from * across (37)
(inc row): K2, *yo, k1, yo, k1, yo, k1, yo, k2, rep from * across
off in knit. Cut yarn, leaving 8” tail. Roll strip into rosette
shape and use yarn tails to tack layers together.
sewing thread and needle, sew on buttons and/or beads in center of
rosette as desired (see photos for placement ideas).
pin-back or attach safety pin to back of rosette.
Copyright 2013, 2010 – Designs by KN –
personal or charity use only. Do not duplicate pattern for