I have the same button problem but I think yours is bigger because you have more buttons. LOL Yeah, that's the way it goes. My nephew the carpenter is always buying nails and screws because none of the gazillions he already has are the right ones.
Cheating is an option. . . . Cheaters never win and winners never cheat, but smart knitters who want to retain an iota of sanity do, cheerfully. ~~Kory Stamper