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Old 01-14-2013, 10:51 AM   #6
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You don't usually join another ball of yarn when doing buttonholes, just BO on one row and CO on the next row, they aren't knit over several rows. That makes them horizontal to the direction of knitting, which on a band that's pick up along the edges would make them vertical to the sweater.
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