This is a great photo tutorial for creating buttonholes from Tin Can Knits.
There are many techniques for creating buttonholes. This tutorial shows you how to make a one-row buttonhole. For information on spacing your buttonholes and creating a button band check out our button band tutorial here.
A 1-stitch buttonhole works perfectly for Lush, especially if you are using smallish buttons.
2, 3, and 4-stitch buttonholes : For larger buttons, or in lighter weight sweaters (fingering / sock weight for example) a 1 st buttonhole would be too small, so you will have to go with something bigger. For 2, 3, and 4 stitch buttonhole you will work as follows:
1. slip the next 2 sts
2. pass the first over…
View original post 366 more words