How to Knit the Estonian Button

How to Knit the Estonian Button

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the Estonian button. This technique is a method of creating nupps and creates a small, attractive bump in the fabric resembling a button.

Materials Used in this Tutorial


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Pattern Instructions

    Skill: Intermediate

  1. Step 1

    Skip first 2 sts, insert needle in between 2nd and 3rd sts on main needle.

  2. Step 2

    Work a st and draw a loop through, place onto main needle.

  3. Step 3

    Insert needle into 1st st, k tbl pull st off needle.

  4. Step 4

    Slip two sts on main needle to working needle, pass the first stitch over the other two sts.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Estonian Button

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