This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the keyhole button hole. This button hole is perfect for use with a two by two rib and fits perfectly into the groove created by the purl stitches of the rib.
Materials Used in this Tutorial
One of Imperial Stock Ranch’s newest offerings, Erin is a terrific all-around medium worsted weight yarn. It is especially nice for color work and textured stitch patterns. Available in eight colors as well as Natural and is a great choice for hand dye projects.
A pair of knitting needles
TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:
Work in pattern until you reach the area where you would like to place the button hole, ssk
k2tog, work in pattern to end of row
work to decrease sts of the previous row, Purl, CO 2 sts
Continue to work in pattern until next buttonhole and repeat steps 1-3
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