From The Tech Knitter – Shanked and Unshanked Buttons

Buttons come in two varieties, as you see in the picture to your left. The unshanked buttons have holes in which to sew them directly to your fabric and the shanked buttons have, well, shanks to sew them to your fabric.

This editorial from the Tech Knitter gives you the whys and wherefores on which type to use and how best to sew them, thereby eliminating droops and other button disasters!

Click HERE to be enlightened!

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