Crochet tutorial - Slip Knot and Chain Stitch

Hello everyone! It's me again, Maria Elisa from Needles and Skeins! I'm staying again in BettaKnit's blog, not to illustrate a pattern as in the last post, but for a short crochet lesson. I'll be back other times to explain some basic stitches…

Guest Post - Crochet Rug

Hi everyone!! This is Alessandra, from Almalu's Place and it's a great pleasure for me being here on BettaKnit blog as a guest blogger! On my blog (and on my Instagram and Facebook) I share bits and pieces of my and my son's everyday…

Guest Post - Easter bunny candle holder!

Easter is approaching! I'm Maria Elisa from Needles and Skeins and you are probably wondering what am I doing here, on BettaKnit's blog...sometimes you will see me as a guest of these virtual pages actually, because this is the first in…

Eco Yarns? Here they are!

Sustainability has become necessary. Also in knitting. On our store you can find two eco yarns: Love my jeans and Prato cotton. What does it mean eco yarns? Nowadays, we often hear terms such as "ecology", "green", "environmentally friendly"…

Cool Wool: the Super Bulky Star!

The Peruvian Wool, Cool Wool is a best seller of our store. It makes us so happy that people liked it so much. In all honesty, we understand why: 100% fine Peruvian wool, a "super bulky", warm and soft yarn in many colours. But it's not only…

Cashmere Wool: the softest!

We recently introduced Lambswool. But this fall-winter season is full of news! Today, we suggest you, with great pleasure, Cashmere Wool: a mixed yarn, 30% cashmere – 70% lambswool, which joins the ranks of high quality wool of our store. Let’s…

Organic Wool in Pantone colors

We were really impatient. We wanted to show you the new colors of our beautiful organic yarn: Biologica . Now that them all are on store, we can tell you something about. Biologica: Fall Winter shades According to the gurus of Pantone,…

What is Pima Cotton?

Not all types of cotton are equal. Like for coffee, or fine wines there are also different types of cotton that can have significant differences in quality. It's considered the "cotton of the gods": the ancient Peruvians believed that cotton…

Espadrilles: better if crocheted!

There are no doubts: Espadrilles are the must-have for summer fashion 2015. If you have browsed a magazine at random in recent months, you'll know for sure. Now there are all kinds: espadrilles / sandals peep-toe espadrilles espadrilles…

Nodo & Bettaknit: story of a collaboration at first sight!

We are happy! Yes, we are really very happy with the result! The two workshops of last Sunday at FuoriExpo in Milan led to two important collaborations. The co-branding Nodo & BettaKnit is one of them! In the next few days we'll introduce…

"Love my Jeans", love for nature

There is nothing more natural than referring to the past to create the future. Fashion does it every day: reinventing a style and offers a trend. So why not do it directly, starting from the raw material? Love my Jeans is an ecological yarn.…