Friday, October 21, 2011

A Variation on the Felt Button

   Sometimes a pattern will tell you to make a knotted button out of I-cord.  Now, I like something a little more substantial to button with.  That's why I developed the pattern for a bobble with a plastic disc inside.  But the disc idea will work with an I-cord knot, too.  Here, instead of making a bobble, I made a knot out of I-cord and wrapped it around a discarded button:

After felting it looks like this:

And here it is in use:


  1. You are so clever! I love all your little tips, even though I don't knit, because it inspires creativity to think of a better way, simpler way and/or cheaper way to do something.

  2. Thank you for your free tutorial on making and felting ones own buttons. Very generous indeed.
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