These crochet buttons are very easy to make. One button contains four different size circles that you make separately and sew together with a needle. Any beginner can make it even though it looks more complicated than it actually is.
One of the easiest ways to crochet fruit is to crochet circles in the colors of fruit slices. These circles can become a variety of items, the simplest of which is a coaster. These fruit-inspired crochet coasters designed by Marinke Slump for CraftTuts+ are a great beginner's crochet project. You can vary the colors to get different fruits; for example, use the lemon coaster crochet pattern with green yarn for a lime coaster.
Ever need a button but cannot find any that match your sweater, jeans, or bags? Here's another fast and easy way to crochet on buttons.
The stitching styles you need to know to make your crochet button are the chain stitch, the slip stitch, the double crochet stitch, and possibly the single crochet stitch if you plan to embellish and further adorn your button.
This button is crocheted around a bone ring, and has an open center. Use it in curtain ties, clutches and bags or even on coats.
This pattern is given for a button that’s one inch across. You could use the same method and crochet around any size bone ring for bigger or smaller buttons. You basically work enough stitches into the ring to fill it up and then slip stitch around for the second round.
This pattern creates a lacy flower cover for a plain existing button. You can use the same yarn as your garment or choose a contrasting one. Because the button itself peaks through the lace of the cover, choose a color button that compliments your garment as well.
It is always fun to look through your button stash but sometimes you just cannot find enough look-alikes. That's why this crochet pattern is so helpful! Follow this pattern to make a crocheted covering to cover your different buttons and have the ability to use up your stash.
The designer uses size 20 thread and a small steel crochet hook, but you can use any weight of thread to make your buttons.