Crochet-covered button - free pattern
Meanwhile, thought I'd share here how I made the crochet-covered buttons ;)
Ordinary button, 1/2 inch diameter
Crochet thread size 8, or 3-ply light fingering yarn
Crochet hook size 2mm (3/0)
sctog - insert hook into st and draw up a loop, insert hook into next st and draw up a lp, yarn over and draw through all 3 lps on hook.
Note: this is crocheted in a spiral, do not join rounds.
Rnd 1: Ch 2, 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook. (5 sc)
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc (10 sc)
Rnd 3: (Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next) 5 times. (15 sc)
Rnd 4: (Sc in next sc, sctog the next two sc) 5 times. (10 sc)
Rnd 5: Sc in each of the next 10 sc. Sl st on next sc. (10 sc)
Fasten off, leaving 10 inches for sewing. Insert button. Sew the last stitches together to close, before sewing on to the project.
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