How to Knit Buttonholes. Knitting Technique Video Tutorial + Written Instructions with Studio Knit.

Today, we’re knitting up the horizontal slits to create buttonholes in our knitted work.

My easy-to-understand 5-Step process guides you through every knit stitch and technique required to create knitted buttonholes in your creative project.

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How to Knit Buttonholes. Knitting Technique Video Tutorial + Written Instructions with Studio Knit.


MATERIALS in HOW TO KNIT BUTTONHOLES



WRITTEN INSTRUCTIONS for HOW TO KNIT BUTTONHOLES

Step 1 – BUTTONHOLE SIZE

  • Start on the Right Side of Your Work
  • Place Button on Knitted Work
  • Determine Number of Knit Stitches to Create Buttonhole, slightly less than button diameter

Step 2 – BEGIN BUTTONHOLE EDGE

  • Bring Yarn to Front
  • Slip 1 Stitch Purlwise
  • Bring Yarn to Back

Step 3 – KNIT BOTTOM EDGE

  • Slip 1 Stitch Purlwise
  • Pass Slipped Stitch Over (PSSO)

Repeat 2-Step Pattern Above for Number of Knit Stitches to Create Buttonhole, then

  • Place Last Stitch on Right Needle onto Left Needle

Step 4 – KNIT TOP EDGE

  • Turn Work from Right Side to Wrong Side
  • CABLE CAST ON knitting technique for Number of Knit Stitches to Create Buttonhole PLUS 1

Step 5 – FINISH BUTTONHOLE EDGE

  • Turn Work from Wrong Side back to Right Side
  • Slip 1 Stitch Off Left Needle Onto Right Needle Purlwise
  • Pass Slipped Stitch Over (PSSO)


How to Knit Buttonholes. Knitting Technique Video Tutorial + Written Instructions with Studio Knit.