Get ready for Father’s Day and let your dad know that he’s number 1 by stitching this fun rosette. To turn into a hanging, just hem the edges and mount on a 10cm (4in) double scroll wire hanger. This design would also look fab patched onto a single-fold card.


About this design

Design by Rhona Norrie, originally appeared in issue 255 of The World of Cross Stitching. For more cool projects to make, check out The World of Cross Stitching issue 295 (July 2020), on sale 15 May 2020.

No. 1 Dad Rosette by Rhona Norrie

To stitch this cool Father's Day design, you'll need:

  • Zweigart 14-count white aida measuring 15x15cm (6x6in)
  • Stranded cotton as listed in the key
  • Size 24 tapestry needle
  • 10cm (4in) Double Scroll Wire Hanger, available from local craft shops, OR 10cm (4in) wooden dowel rod and ribbon of your choice to make your own hanger

Free No. 1 Dad Rosette Cross Stitch Pattern (PDF)


Rhona NorrieCross stitch designer

Rhona Norrie is a prolific and popular cross stitch designer from Scotland who now calls New York home. Her work is regularly featured in magazines including The World of Cross Stitching, Cross Stitch Crazy, and Just Cross Stitch. Rhona is a total cross stitch addict! If she doesn’t have a needle in her hand, then it will be a camera that she’s carrying to capture the wonders of nature and she shares her nature pictures (and cross stitching!) on her Facebook and Instagram accounts.

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