Button Hole

by Cindy
(Portland, Oregon)

I'm making purses and would like to know how to make a button hole on the loom.

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Jan 06, 2012
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botton hole "links/vids,etc NEW
by: Jen Tavernier

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by: Jen tavernier

Hi! What loom are you using (round, long, etc?)

The easiest on the round loom is to figure out where you want it, and how big - (look at your rows) Say you figure you want one (slit) - the vertical equivalent of 2 stitches/rows deep.
with your loom wrapped(the last row before you start the button hole),
Move one stitch (say last peg wrapped) over to the one on the left. At this point, you will be doing a flat panel for 2 rows.

Leaving peg empty, (and then the 2 stitches one,) continue wrapping backwards around to peg 1 (next to empty peg), knit off.

Then wrap the reg. direction back to the last peg before the empty. Knit off again.
Just wrap that one again, wrapping backwards around to peg 1. (you have now gone back and forth 3 times, leaving one peg empty), and your panel will have a little finished division/slit in it - about 2 rows deep.

Now - as you are back at peg 1, wrap 1 loop around the empty peg, and then continue wrapping like normal. You will find that because you put that 1 loop over the empty peg, when you get around to wrapping it, it will be just like a regular ewrap (2) stitch. Just continue on!
Don't forget that buttonholes can stretch - so depending on your stitch, you really don't need a huge "hole" Jen
Also, see added comment below for great links!


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