Smooth Sailor

This is probably the one single thing that I have designed that makes me most proud – because Smooth Sailor is whatever you would like it to be: Put your arms through the holes and wear it as a… Read More

Lapislazuli

A lovely, airy laceweight in an interesting color does not need an intricate stitch pattern to show off its virtues! While knitting up this shawl, you can perfectly relax. No purling required, and apart from the occasional yarn… Read More

Blunk the Hat as a Kit

In my online Shop I am now offering kits for “Blunk the Hat” with the beautiful gradient yarns by Schoppel. Unfortunately we are currently not able to ship outside Germany – but we are working on it! In… Read More

Blunk the Hat

When I invented the “Tensfield” and “Langfield” hats, my focus was on a seamless hat that could be adjusted to the wearer’s head during the knitting. My family and I are super-fond of our hats and wear them… Read More

Buds & Bumbles

Every summer I find myself suddenly without anything hand-knit to wear – even the biggest wool-lovers among us will have to admit that Merino tends to lose its appeal once it’s 30 degrees Celsius (86 Fahrenheit) or more…. Read More

Thousand Tulips

The wait is over! The first pattern from Strickmich! Club 2015 is now available to everyone. It is the first shawl that uses this unusual, special construction that I developed – check out Braidsmaid, Match & Move and… Read More

Match & Move

I just love the “We’re Different”-Grab Bags from Rohrspatz & Wollmeise: Depending on which kind you choose, you will get a combination of a multicolor and a matching semisolid, hand-picked by the dyemaster herself, who has an unmatched… Read More

Braidsmaid

There is something fascinating about reversible knitted cables – and they are just perfect to give a simple, but unusually constructed garter stitch shawlette a little twist. For this project, you should indulge and use the shiniest, softest… Read More

Jasminde

A pretty triangular shawl with a simple, geometric lace pattern and a stunning effect – that’s “Jasminde”, the third pattern from Strickmich! Club-year 2014. The pattern features actually only two different patterning rows, so it is also suitable… Read More

Langfield

Make a hat that will fit anyone from baby to adult! No matter what kind of yarn you use, what size your head is or what gauge you are knitting at: This hat is adjusted as you go,… Read More

Finally: Easy for everyone!

My knitting pattern “Easy” is now available on Ravelry (3.20 Euros) or you can buy it here directly. It’s perfect for beginners and uses only 100 Grams of sock yarn. Enjoy! >

Knitting is Love

Those of you who have subscribed to my Newsletter already know: The first pattern from Strickmich! Club 2014 is available here in my Ravelry Store for 3.90 Euros. The yarn is the beautifully soft Merino/Silk Fingering by the… Read More

Tubularity-Video

How do I wear Tubularity? In this little video I demonstrate some possibilities: TubularityEnglish from Martina Behm on Vimeo.

Rainbow Sock

I really had planned to knit rainbow-colored socks during the Olympic Games in Sochi, but somehow I did not get around to it. I loved the idea to set a sign for equality in this world, had the… Read More

Happy Birthday, Mom!

Tomorrow is my Mom’s birthday, and this is my gift for her: A pair of very warm socks made of Wollmeise Twin (colorway “Suzanne”). I knit half of the second sock during my flight to New York, the… Read More

Pimp your Bag

It’s been about a year that I own this little black bag (“Side Effect” by Tom Bihn), but I have started using it only recently. It’s not exactly stylish, but such a pleasure to use: several pockets inside,… Read More

Aeolian Shawl

Hier ist mein Sommerferienprojekt: Der Aeolian Shawl von Elizabeth Freeman (Anleitung kostenlos bei Knitty.com, auf Englisch). Ich brauchte etwas, das ich einfach nur nachstricken konnte, das aber genug technische Finessen und Details beinhaltet, um abends in der Ferienwohnung… Read More

Brickless

Als die wunderbare amerikanische Handfärberin MissBabs mich letztes Jahr fragte, ob ich eine Anleitung zu ihrem Wollclub beisteuern wollte, habe ich keinen Moment gezögert – zumal ihr Wollclub unter dem Motto “Knitting Tour” stand und so eine Art Weltreise… Read More

Viajante

Von langgezogenen Dreieckstüchern kann ich einfach nicht genug kriegen – sie sind schön warm und einfach lässig! Und dann kam mir der Gedanke: Warum nicht mal ein Dreieckstuch dreidimensional in der Runde stricken? Die Antwort heißt „Viajante“ (portugiesisch… Read More

Key Thingie

Am liebsten würde ich meinen Schlüsselbund immer mit in das Reißverschlussfach meiner Tasche schmeißen, in dem auch meine Kopfhörer, mein Telefon und mein Portemonnaie aufbewahre. Bisher habe ich das lieber gelassen, weil doch die Gefahr zu groß war,… Read More