DIY knitting one-row button holes: A simple method for creating a button hole in a knitted work. If the button you're using is 4 stitches wide, make a buttonhole; for a button, make a buttonhole, & etc.
*Two Color Star Stitch (Warning! This does not end up as tight of a stitch as the image portrays. If you clickthrough and watch the demonstration video, it will be evident there are gaps all through this stitch.