Sewing a Button onto Knitwear
A button with a backing button is sturdier and gentler on the fabric, and these instructions are for a two-hole button, but they can easily be applied to a four-hole button as well.
Sewing On A Button Without A Backing
Sewing On A Button With A Backing Button
Steps 1u20138: Using a fabric marker, mark the stitch where you’d like to sew the button, then place the button on it, making sure the knot stays close to the backside of the button. Sew through all four holes of the two buttons three or four times.
How do you attach a button without sewing?
You can reattach a button without sewing by using the following methods:
- Clear tape, a twist tie, a paper clip, or a tic button fastener
Can you knit a button?
Knitting buttons saves money because you don’t have to buy buttons for your project, and it’s a great way to use up leftover yarn.
What can I use instead of a button?
5 Easiest Methods for Replacing Buttons
- Velcro, Kam Snaps, Sew on Press Studs (Snaps), Snap tape, Hook and Eyes