View Full Version : Sewing Buttons

06-11-2008, 12:23 PM
I've tried to search the forums but I can't find what I need. I THINK I read in one of the posts that you should NOT use sewing thread to sew buttons onto a knitted item because sewing thread is too thin and can cut through the yarn. I also think it said to use one ply of the same yarn, used to knit the item, to sew on the button.

Since I can't find the post, can anyone tell me if this is what I should do? I've only sewn buttons onto fabric so I'm not sure about a knitted item.

06-11-2008, 01:09 PM
Existing thread with perhaps some answers here (http://www.knittinghelp.com/forum/showthread.php?t=80150&highlight=buttons).



06-11-2008, 01:58 PM
Hooray! :yay: Thank you!