Buttonbands ... how many stitches to pick up?

Hand or machine, picking up stitches for a button band can be a challenge.

Have you ever ripped out a rippled, ugly, too-long band before you got it "just right"?

No more guessing!

When picking up stitches to rows, we are often advised to pick up 2 stitches for every 3 rows or 3 stitches for every 4 rows .... guess what?  This isn't always accurate.

Watch as we explore 4 methods of calculating how many stitches to pick up for button bands.  You may be surprised at the results!

  machine knit button bands
Perfect bands with any stitch patterns

Posted by Sue Jalowiec on 09/15/2014 at 9:12 PM | Categories:


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