Alternating Chained Buttonhole

Structural Category

Looped

Specific Usage

Surface

Other Names

 

Diagrams

This stitch is worked on a baseline (shown by dotted line).

1.

2.

Bring the needle up at A and enter the fabric at B. Bring the needle up at C directly above B keeping the working thread under the needle to form a loop.

Enter the fabric at D above the loop to fasten the loop in place. Bring the needle up at E keeping the loop under the point of the needle.

3.

4.

Insert the needle to the right of the first stitch at F below the working thread. Bring the needle up at G directly below F. Keep working thread under the needle to form a loop.

4. Insert the needle at H below the loop to fasten the loop in place. Bring the needle up at I inside the loop.

Repeat Steps 1 to 4 to the end of the line.

Diagram source: Venessa Harrold, 2004, reprinted by permission.



Bibliographic Sources

Stitch Identification Group