This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet a button. This pattern creates a small round button that can be made larger or smaller by the size of yarn and crochet hook you use. A crocheted button is great for matching buttons perfectly to your project!
Materials Used in this Tutorial
Imperial Yarn Erin: Worsted 3-Ply
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 Crochet Hook
TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:
Chain Stitch – Ch
Slip Stitch – Sl st
Single Crochet – Sc
Make a large loop by placing the yarn tail behind the working yarn, leave a 6 inch tail.
Insert the hook through the front of the loop and pull the working yarn through.
5sc into loop, pull tail to close loop.
Complete the circle by slipping into 1st single crochet, Ch1.
Sc into same sc as slipped into, sc twice into each stitch, close the circle by slipping into 1st sc, Ch1.
Sc into each st, Close the circle by slipping into 1st sc, Ch 1.
Decrease round: Insert hook into next st and pull through a loop (2 loops on hook). Insert hook into next stitch and pull through a loop (3 loops on hook). YO, and pull through all loops. Repeat to end of round.
Leaving about 12 inches, cut yarn and fasten off. Stuff all (for a fat button), or some (for a flatter button), of the 1st tail into center of button.
With 2nd tail, sew closed and attach to your project.
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