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, a recycled…

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! During the Advent Calendar of this 2018, we have given you some free patterns, including some nice wool decorations for your Christmas. Today we are…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Color Block Crochet Bag - Free Pattern

Bettaknit crochet bag
The crochet bag in summer is really a must-have! There are various types, but they are always beautiful to wear and out of time. Here is a Free Pattern for you, designed exclusively for Bettaknit by Liliana Buce of @knothing_usual, to create…

Free Pattern: crochet tablemat!

It's now time for parties, for gold and stars! So, this is a Free Pattern for you, to make a crochet tablemat! It will be an extra touch on your tables for the holidays! Let's see! What stitches did we use? The pattern level is intermediate,…

How to use leftover yarns for Christmas: Christmas Charms

Have you made your presents by hand and you have leftover yarn balls? Do you need an idea on how to use leftover yarns for Christmas? Gaia Segattini, who has been working with Bettaknit for a long time (here you find some of her creations),…

How to customize a Christmas Jumper

Wearing a Christmas jumper is a timeless classic, better if decorated with Christmas motifs such as snowflakes and snowmen. Do you remember the sweater worn by Colin Firth in the Bridget Jones's Diary? Memorable scene by now, as well as the…

How to make Bat Wings for Halloween

Are you late for the most scary night of the year? No fear, with the "Nightmare" Tutorial that Gaia Segattini has made for us, you'll have in no time Bat Wings for Halloween and thus renew a simple black sweater. The base is our Forever…

How to make macramè fringes

Macramè is a technique based on the tying of decorative knots that produce a very romantic, arabeggish finish. You can make macramè fringes to decorate your handmade scarves, your shawls, but even the bottom of a handbag... Once you have…

What is Mohair: characteristics, information and curiosities

By the end of the summer, we, knitting and crochet lovers*, usually start to search for the best woolen yarns for our autumn/winter projects. However, before purchasing a certain yarn, the best thing to do is to know the fiber you are going…

5 best reasons to give Handmade gifts

There are so many reasons to give a handmade gifts, but some of these are absolutely essential for us. We start from the concept that a handmade gift is the most welcome gift when you want to make a truly meaningful gift to a special person!! Here…

iPad Cover for your "back to school" - Free Pattern

Hello from Maria Elisa by Needles and Skeins! Here another Guest Post on Bettaknit’s blog! September is now arrived and for many of us this means only one thing: the end of summer holidays and... "back to school" or "back to work"! To make…

Guest Post - Striped crochet coasters for Mother's Day!

Hello everyone! It’s me again, Maria Elisa from Needles and Skeins! I’m writing in BettaKnit’s blog for a new free pattern...this time is all dedicated to your mothers! Oh yes, because Mother's Day is very close! Have decided how to…