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Re: buttonholes
Posted by: knittingmom (IP Logged)
Date: April 20, 2009 10:33PM

One trick I use when knitting a baby sweater is to put buttonholes on both sides of the button band. This way the sweater can be used for the initial recipient, then for younger brother(s) or sister(s). And, there is NO question as to where the buttons belong. No odd placements causing gaps or funny stretches.

Happy Knitting!!! Marian

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  buttonholes highwindy 04/20/2009 10:51AM
  Re: buttonholes KT 04/20/2009 11:45AM
  Re: buttonholes knittingmom 04/20/2009 10:33PM

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