Buttoned Tassel Bookmark/Bookthong
Materials: (US) size 7 steel hook, size 10 cotton thread, novelty button with shank (be sure end of hook will fit through shank far enough to draw up a loop)
Leaving 5 inch tail, ch 75, place hook through shank of button and draw up loop, yo, draw through both loops on hook, working back along starting ch, skip 1 ch, sl st in each remaining ch, fasten off leaving 5 inch tail.
For tassel: Cut 16 strands of thread approximately 7-8 inches long, set one strand aside.Holding the 15 strands of thread together and using the two tails at end of bookmark, secure tightly in place at the center of the tassel with a double knot, let the tails hang down to blend with the tassel.
Using remaining strand of thread, wrap around the tassel approximately 1/4 inch below top of and tie securely with a double knot (these will blend into the tassel as well), trim tassel evenly at bottom.
Designed and written by April Moreland
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