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 3-stitch buttonhole; for a 5-st-wide button, make a 4-stitch buttonhole, & etc.
Here is an easy knitting pattern that is perfect for a man's scarf (or a woman's too). ~ Key: | = Knit; –– = Purl. ~~ Cast on a multiple of 16 stitches. Knit according to the diagram. Start at the bottom right corner. When knitting the wrong side of the scarf just follow the pattern of the previous row. Repeat every 15 rows. It's just that simple!
Diagonal Basketweave Knitting Pattern - multiple of 2 stitches plus 1 (repeat what is between the * * to the last stitch) Row 1: slip 1 as to knit, bring the yarn to the front, slip 1 as to purl, bring the yarn to the back, *knit the second stitch from behind, then the first stitch, slip both from needle* knit 1 Row 2: slip 2 as to purl, bring the yarn to the front, *purl the second stitch, then the first stitch, slip both from needle*, knit 1