Closed and Knotted Buttonhole Join (Variation 1)

Structural Category

Knotted; Looped

Specific Usage

Join

Other Names

 

Diagrams

Before joining the edges, finish the first edge with Closed and Knotted Buttonhole Edge stitches.

1.

2.

Make the first knot on the second edge opposite the first knot on the first edge.

With a new thread, come up at A in the fold. Go in at B and out at C not through the fabric but behind the fold. Keep the working thread under the needle.

Go in at B again and come up at D, not through the fabric but in back of the fold. Keep the working thread under the point of the needle.

3.

4.

Slide the needle under AC and over the working thread and pull through.

Start the join. From above, slide the needle under the thread between the first two knots on the first edge. Keep the working thread under the point of the needle.

5.

6.

From above, slide the needle under the thread a second time.

From the left, slide the needle under the thread from the knot on the second edge. Keep the working thread under the point of the needle.

7.

Repeat Steps 1 through 6 to the end of the join.

Diagram source: Pat Albiston, reprinted by permission.



Bibliographic Sources

Stitch Identification Group