Ruffle Pillow
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Ruffle Pillow

Add some texture to your room with this great ruffle yarn. It can be a statement piece or add some extra detailing.

Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Red Heart® Soft™Yarn – Light Grey Heather A (2 Balls)
  • Red Heart® Boutique™ Sashay™ Yarn – Waltz B (1 Ball)
  • Knitting Needles, 5mm [US 8]
  • Yarn Needle
  • Pillow Form, 16"x16"
  • Button (1)
  • Sewing Needle
  • Thread
  • Scissors

Project Instructions

A, B =color A, B
K = knit
mm =millimeters
P = purl
St st = Stockinette stitch (Knit on right side rows; Purl on wrong side rows.)
st(s)= stitch (es)
tog = together
yo = yarn over; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated; [] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

Moss Stitch
Rows 1 and 2:* K1, P1; repeat from * across.
Rows 3 and 4:* P1, K1; repeat from * across.
Repeat Rows 1-4 for Moss Stitch pattern.
Back, First Section
With A, cast on 68 sts. Work in Moss Stitch until piece measures 10", ending with either Row 2 or Row 4. Bind off.
Back, Second Section
Work as for First Section until piece measures 8".
Button hole Row: Work in pattern across first 32 sts, K2tog, [yo] twice, K2tog, work in pattern across last 32 sts.
Work 2 more rows in pattern, working the double yarn-over as 2 sts. Bind off.

With A, cast on 68 sts. Work 10 rows in St st, begin Knit row, end Purl row.
**Attach Ruffle

Place B across right side of work so ball end is on your left and cut end on your right. Leaving a few inches to tack to wrong side later, * insert right needle from front to back through B and then knitwise into first st on left needle; knit both together with A; repeat from * across. Cut B, leaving a few inches to tack to wrong side.
Work 9 rows St st with B, begin Purl row, end Purl row.
Repeat from ** until there are 8 ruffles, then repeat ruffle only once more – 9ruffles. Purl 1 row A. Bind off.

Weave in loose ends of A. Tack cut ends of B to wrong side. Sew Backs to top, bottom, and sides of Front (but not to each other). Backs should overlap. Sew button opposite buttonhole.


Finished pillow measures 16" x 16". GAUGE: 17 sts = 4"; 23 rows = 4" in St st with A. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain gauge.