Rockin’ Rows

This pattern took me a little longer than usual – I wanted the stripes to line up perfectly in the decrease sections, and I wanted a perfect triangle! The result is called “Rockin’ Rows”, because it will rock your… Read More

Shore Hap Joy

Dark skies and blue waters, pebbly beaches, brown seaweed, blackened wood and stormy gray clouds – those are the colors of the very north of Germany: Schleswig-Holstein, my home. What shall I say? I grew up here, and… Read More

Bellrose

She was known as fearless, she loved her freedom, her music and the stage: Janis Joplin. In the 60s, everything she did was revolutionary. She left Texas to sing with a band in San Francisco, she cried and… Read More

Wolkig

Please find my new pattern “Wolkig” in Knitty Magazine! … and the lovely yarn “Manos del Uruguay Fino” in Strickmich! Shop.

Puerto Montt

Striking and intense, dramatic color and contrast, and fascinating geometric shapes are what you can see if you board a ship in Puerto Montt in the very South of Chile and travel a few nautic miles to the… Read More

Corners, Edges, Stripes

My new favorite shawl: great colors, fun stripes, interesting construction, generous measurements – and the yarn is so soft and feels so good that I think I will never take this off! “Corners, Edges, Stripes” is the striped… Read More

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

Snowflake Party

This was the first pattern of Strickmich! Club 2016. Tiny snowflakes are my favorite things in nature: They are fascinating geometric little creatures, delicate and short- lived. When I take a walk in winter and the wind blows… Read More

Hitchhiker Beyond

Hey, is that a Hitchhiker? No wait, something is different… There are teeth all around your neck! And many more than 42! And it’s symmetric! How did you do that? Simple: This is not a Hitchhiker, but a… Read More

Miss Babs in Strickmich! Shop

Good news: We are now able to offer a small but beautiful selection of Miss Babs handdyed Yarn in Strickmich! Shop – so you can order the yarns I used for my patterns Brickless and Miss Winkle from within… Read More

Knitters’ DNA

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

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

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

Rosen Bridge

This stole has been in my imagination for quite some time, and now it has come to life! “Rosen Bridge” is a long tube and offers lots possibilities on how to wear it. Pull it over your head… Read More

Heaven and Space

A couple of weeks ago, there was a big surprise at Rohrspatz & Wollmeise: A new yarn base with 20% cashmere called “Blend“, and when I got my first skein I couldn’t stop knitting on it. The result… Read More

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

Rainbow Swatches

My latest Design “Endless Rainbow” is a great option to let your creativity flow and choose a very unique color combination that nobody else has thought of! Knitters on Ravelry are being wonderfully creative in that respect (see… Read More

Endless Rainbow

I just love looking at rainbow colors – they look so joyful, especially on a bright background. In knitting, I especially love them in a striped pattern. But what kept me from knitting beautiful stripes were the lots of… Read More