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The Hand Knitter's Guide to Buttonholes and Bands DVD
Regular price $29.95
For most knitters, cardigans can be an intimidating project. Not only must the knitter make a band that will lay flat and look attractive, but one must worry about creating a functional hole for the button to go into. Most instructions in patterns assume you know nothing, and they give the most basic directions, yielding poor results. The Knitter's Guide to Buttonholes and Bands, with Leslye Solomon and special guest Dorothy T. Ratigan will make you an expert. This 90 minute, packed with information video, is an incredible collection of techniques any knitter would want to have as a reference. Included are special cast on techniques for bands, a variety of attractive bands in stockinette, slip-stitch, piped cord, cable, rib, as well as curled and steeked bands. Learn about calculating buttonhole placement, and a variety of horizontal and vertical buttonhole techniques. Knit separate bands or attach your band as you knit. Learn how to make crocheted buttons...and more!