I recently saw this kind of crochet button flower embellishments and I thought how clever and cute! They can be used to make paperclip bookmarks, embellished cards, for Pocket Letters, tags and so many more other uses.
So I sat down and put myself to the task to learn how to create them, and made several in different colors, patterns and styles.
I used real buttons in different sizes from my collection: 2-hole and 4-hole buttons; new & old. I used Craft & Fun picture tutorial and it was super easy to follow (the instructions are in Italian). Once I learned the basic first round, I tweaked it where I made some changes. Also I made up crochet flowers and for others I used crochet flower patterns I found on Ravelry.
- for the 4-hole button I added 2 stitches in one-hole, and on the next hole I did one stitch, and repeated it once more
- for the 2-hole button I did 3 stitches on each one-hole (I did this so that the stitches would look more even in the center & not off)
- I added or subtracted chains between stitches around button (depending on the size of button)
As a finishing touch I sewed a smaller button or bead to center of each flower.
Now on to the next project...use these flowers in projects.
Have a wonderful day!!!