Rosebud Eyelet Stitch

Rosebud Eyelet Stitch: can you think of a spring-ier knitting stitch? :D To knit this stitch, it might be useful to learn how to knit the Bobble Stitch, of which you can find our tutorial here, as well as many others' on Bettaknit's YouTube…

Striped Garter Stitch

Not your average Garter Stitch. The Striped Garter Stitch will elevate your knitting game with zero effort and endless possibilities of color and yarn combinations. If you are just starting off your knitting journey (or haven't held your…

Raspberry Stitch: how-to

The Raspberry Stitch is yet another big knitting classic! Also known as "Trinity Stitch", it's easy to look at the little bumps on the surface and immediately think about raspberries. Its 3D texture is so rich and it makes you want to…

How to knit the Diamond Stitch

This is another big favourite of BettaKnit's Team: the Diamond Stitch! You can find many different variations of this stitch, but basically you create the shape of a diamond in a way that it stands out on an even background. In this version,…

Butterfly Stitch knitting tutorial

It's not as complicated as it looks and will give an interesting touch to your garments: the Butterfly Stitch is just so easy and quick to knit that even beginner knitters will be blown away! ;) The swatch you see in the picture features…

How to knit the Brioche Stitch

The Brioche Stitch has lately become very popular among knitters. It is very similar in thickness to the well-known Fisherman's Rib Stitch. It is also very stretchy and makes hand-knitted garments very comfortable to wear: this is why knitters…

How to knit the Basketweave Ribbing Stitch

The Basketweave Ribbing Stitch is a simple yet interesting variation of the Basketweave Stitch. You will be able to knit it if you are already familiar with knit and purl stitches: this makes it perfect for beginners! The sample you see in…

How to knit the Diagonal Basketweave Stitch

The Diagonal Basketweave Stitch is definitely inspired by the traditional hand-woven baskets. It creates a diagonal pattern and an intricate zig-zag texture. This stitch results in a very tight and compact fabric, due to the continuous criss-crossing…

How to knit a Tubular Selvedge

The Tubular Selvedge is worked on the first and last stitches of the row. It makes the edges of your garment look neater and more professional, as well as prevents them from curling. Tubular knitting is quite similar to the 1/1 Rib Stitch,…

Italian merino wool

Lana, is the name of our new pure native Italian wool yarn. It is an Italian merino wool, coming from Gentile breed merino sheep. It is an all-Italian yarn, with a controlled and certified supply chain, at Km 0. The attention to the environment…

Bettaknit x Coincasa

The wool season is about to begin, and we could only inaugurate it in the best possible way with a collaboration we are super proud of!  You can't imagine the happiness when we were contacted to make ab exclusive kit for them! Yes, because…

Crochet bottle holder: Free Pattern

Can a crochet bottle holder be useful? Yes, of course! Never again without a bottle and never again without a crochet accessory! Giulia, aka @Giulyandgiordy shared with us a free pattern to make a comfortable and eco-friendly crochet bottle…

Crochet washable make-up remover pads

The washable make-up remover pads allow you to remove make-up while respecting the environment The washable crochet pads and make-up remover wipes are a sustainable alternative! If handmade with sustainable yarns, they are even more so! One…

The ecological yarn from recycled jeans: Love my Jeans

Love my Jeans is a recycled ecological yarn. It is obtained from the recovery of old jeans, reused through a recycling process carried out in Prato, the heart of the most important textile district in Europe. There is nothing more natural…

Universal love in a Knit Kit!

Is it possible to send love messages with a pull? Yes, it's possible! With the new knit kit FOREVER LOVE Pull celebrating universal love! In this period, after so many months of uncertainty and fears related to the pandemic and beyond,…

Italian Yarns: fine, high-quality yarns

If we say Italian Yarns, you think of... Fine, high-quality yarns! Made in Italy means experience, quality, design, tradition, beauty, but also production and manufacturing with high standards of respect for the man and the environment. This…

How to make Christmas crochet pot holders: Free Pattern!

Christmas crochet pot holders? Why not! A nice accessory and a fast and fun gift idea! The Nordic style crochet "Nordic Xmas" potholders were made for us by a passionate designer and maker who is very popular on Instagram: Mara Fornasier. The…

Free Pattern: Christmas crochet decoration!

Christmas is approaching, and the decorations to adorn our home are never enough! For you a Free Pattern, to create a Christmas crochet decoration: a cute stuffed tree, designed by Lily of @Knothing_Usual (do you remember? Lily had also…

Recycled Cashmere: luxury goes green with RE-Cashmere

RE-Cashmere: luxury becomes accessible and green, with the new recycled cashmere yarn. It is with pleasure that we are introducing a new yarn: RE-Cashmere, recycled cashmere yarn! Thanks to the new collaboration Rifò x Bettaknit we…

Let's review the basic stitches!

Autumn is approaching and with it the knitting season! The most experienced do not need any suggestions: they can immediately stock up on balls of yarn online with our sales! If you are a beginner, however, here it is a review on basic…

How to Crochet Decrease

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Now that you've gotten to grips with all the basic stitches, we can tackle the tough problem of decreases. Decreasing in crochet is actually very easy and serves to reduce the width of a garment and to give different shapes. In this post,…

How to knit Jacquard technique

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Jacquard knitting technique enables you to create designs, in the knitted fabric, using two or more strands of different colors at a time. It is very common in weaving and industrial knitting, but the same effect can also be reproduced by hand…

Free Pattern for Striped crochet coasters

A way to recycle leftover Fettuccine? Here is a Free Pattern written by Maria Elisa of The Llams Blog to make crochet coasters. What stitches are involved? The simplest ones, on our YouTube channel you can find them all! The most difficult…

Eco-friendly yarns: the health of our planet!

Now we hear it repeated everywhere: we must save our planet. But what do we really do to contribute? We at Bettaknit's have been working for several years for sustainable fashion: we offer more and more yarns made from the recycling of waste…

SOYA YARN: the Fashion Revolution starts here!

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The Fashion Revolution week is starting and we are ready with a surprise: a new yarn to knit or crochet in a sustainable way: Soy Cotton (you shop it here)! Soy Cotton is 50% soybean fiber and 50% organic cotton, and fully enters the…

Petit Point Embroidery: video tutorials and tips

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Petit Point embroidery is really easy: you can do it even if you have never embroidered before! What is Petit Point Embroidery? The Petit Point is a form of canvas embroidery, already widespread in the early Middle Ages as "Gross Point" and…

How to knit the SKP Decrease (Slip, Knit, Pass)

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There are various techniques for decreasing stitches in knitting, one of which is to work a Slip, Knit, Pass Decrease. Sooner or later every knitter will bump into this technique, so you have to learn it well! In knitting patterns, you…

Woolpaca: the new yarn in Alpaca and Wool

A new yarn in Alpaca and Wool has been added to the range of Bettaknit high-quality yarns: it is Woolpaca The search for new yarns has always been one of our first goals. Our intent is to offer something new, of…

NEON Collection Knit Kits

Now more than a trend is a certainty: the FLUO colors are back among us stronger than ever… and they will infect us! Signal colors, bold, vibrant: neon pink, reflective yellow, electric orange and then the green and acid blue in the various…

Jute for crochet: an enviromentally friend yarn

The Jute for crochet is a rough, stiff and very resistant yarn, which is why it is particularly suitable for crochet, and for making home-decor objects or bags. At Bettaknit's we love ecological yarns: after Love my Jeans,…

Crochet tutorial - Double Crochet (UK: Treble Crochet)

After having learned the Slip Knot and Chain Stitch, Slip Stitch and Single Crochet (UK: Double Crochet). In order to complete the crochet basic stitches, it is necessary to show you how to work the Double Crochet stitch (UK: Treble Crochet). To…

MINI ME CASHMERE, THE NEW CASHMERE COLLECTION FOR MOMS AND KIDS

Mini Me Cashmere, a new cashmere collection for mothers and children for this Fall/Winter season! A creatively intense season: we have in fact introduced 3 new yarns - Cashmere and Sugar Cashmere that we talked about here, and Alpaca Brush…

Cashmere & Sugar Cashmere: two very precious yarns

A few weeks ago we introduced Cashmere, a 100% cashmere yarn with which we created a very delicate Baby 0-12 month collection. But this fall-winter season is full of news! Today we are pleased to introduce Sugar Cashmere, another super precious…

Arm Knitting: how to make a giant blanket with your arms

Would you like a giant blanket, you too? Yes, one of those that have been all the rage on the web for a few years ... Those giant, super-warm and enveloping blankets that, with their look make your home cozy and warm, creating a very welcoming…

A new soft and light yarn: ALPACA BRUSH

Alpaca Brush is the new soft and light yarn that has joined the yarn range of Bettaknit! The search for new yarns has always been one of our first goals. Every season we look for something new to propose. It is not always easy to choose…

Knit Kits to bring our 4-legged friends to the park! 

We are pleased to present the new Pet Collection: new knit kits to bring our 4-legged friends to the park!  This time we thought of them, our faithful furry friends, and we made 3 new coats to warm them on long walks outdoors, in winter! Shooting…

Chunky Hat: a new hat, a new color

Often good things are born by chance, or rather by making sure that the fate gives us a hand to realize them. It's for this reason that the new Marry Me! Beanie was born, a chunky hat, iconic, with with well-defined stitches. But Marry…

New Crochet Collection: We Love Granny

We Love Granny: we admit here at Bettaknit's, we really like the grandma's tile! The Fall Winter 2018 crochet collection is therefore based on this "evergreen". That making the classic squares is easy, many of you already know it. Just…

Tutorial for Granny Square

The Grandma's tile, better known as Granny Square, is an evergreen ... which of you does not have at least one at home? It is very versatile and can be used to do anything, from super-colorful 70's blankets to gorgeous garments. In recent…

Crazy Crochet Tutorial: how to Single Crochet

n last few months we have had the pleasure of hosting on our Instagram profile, the "crazy knitter" Laura Baresi, with whom we have been collaborating for a long time, for a series of "Takeovers", stories with fun and super useful Crochet Tutorial…