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I am jut finishing a cardigan for my grand daughter. The button holes were knit with one yarn over. The holes look a little "sloppy." I had chosen a larger button when I started the sweater but those will be a little snug to actually use now that I see the actual opening for each button. I would like to close each one a little using the same yarn (worsted weight) as the sweater. Can someone either explain a way to do this or direct me to a video (that would be even better) that could close a neaten these holes and then I can use a set of smaller buttons I have on hand. I just did a little research on making button holes and next cardigan I make I will use another method that creates a more finished button hole but for this sweater I need some help in making them neater and smaller.
 

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Yeah.. That is what I figured out when I searched... silk thread is apparently one choice but a little hard to find. Embroidery floss is a good substitute.
 

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One way to get around this would be to close the wholes by sewing in snaps and sewing on a decorative button where the holes once were.
 

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Rosw...Now that is a great suggestion! I will be finishing the sweater today so ready for the buttons. This yarn will separate easily. Thanks
 
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