The Victorian Boot Button Loops :: Knitting Stitch #199

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the Victorian boot button loops. This button band adds a delicate finish to any project.

Video Tutorial

Materials Used

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.

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Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch
Purl 2 Together

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 11 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 11 + 2

  • Row 1: (Right side) Purl
  • Row 2: K2, *k1, slip this st to left hand needle, lift the next 8 sts on left hand needle over this st and off needle, yo twice, knit the first st again, k2; rep from * to end
  • Row 3: K1, * p2tog, drop loop of 2 sts made in previous row and [k1, k1 tbl] twice in to it, p1; rep from * to last st, k1
  • Row 4: Knit – Work in Stockinette until button band reaches desired width

Swatch Photos

Example of the Victorian Boot Button Loop

Example of te Victorian Boot Button Loop (Click for Larger)

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