The Perfect Buttonhole
1 Row Buttonhole
1. Work 3 stitches (or desired number stitches for placement of button hole)

2. Bring Yarn to front of work as if to purl.

3. Slip 1 stitch from left needle to right needle.

4. Return yarn to back as if to knit.

5. Drop yarn. You will not use yarn again until step 9.

6. Bind of 2 stitches without working them. (or desired number of stitches for size of buttonhole)
To do this, pass the 1st slipped on right hand needle over the 1st stitch on left needle etc.

7. Slip stitch from right needle to left needle.

8. Turn your work as if you were going to do a short row or turn the heel of a sock.

9. Cast on 3 stitches if you have done a 2 stitch buttonhole. (Always cast on 1 more stitch than bound off.)

10. Turn work

11. Slip 1st stitch from right needle to left needle.

12. Knit these 2 stitches together and finish your row.

13. This completes the buttonhole. in one row.

It makes a very neat and tight buttonhole.



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