Jen’s coming to visit!

Our next knitting event is almost here! This time, our special guest is Jen Arnall-Culliford of Arnall-Culliford Knitwear. She is the mastermind behind clever books like “A Year of Techniques”, “Something New to Learn about Cables”, and –… Read More

Lightning

Colorful, eccentric, unusually creative and an absolute eyecatcher: That’s the colorway Miss Babs dyed for our fourth Strickmich! Club shipment of 2017. Is it a wonder I had to think of David Bowie when I saw it? For… Read More

How and When to Get Gauge

“My Hitchhiker is tiny! And my Shrug & More does not fit! Why is that?” That’s easy, and you may have already guessed it: It’s because of GAUGE. The good news is: You do not always have to… Read More

Tomorrow: Live!

The stage is ready for our Strickmich! Club cast-on event tomorrow Saturday! Next to me you will find the lovely person who made the yarn for the 2nd installment of Strickmich! Club 2018, and we will be live… Read More

Areas

My new shawl pattern is called “Areas” – minimalist knitwear design to the max. Just two colors, arranged in interestingly shaped areas to yield an elegant shawl. Choose a luxurious yarn in your two favorite colors. The knitting… Read More

Video: How to use Blocking Wires

What are blocking wires for? To make your lace-shawls extra beautiful! Watch this video on Vimeo to see how they are used. Find Lazadas Blocking wires in Strickmich! Shop.

Knit & Crime

At this event, German crime author Till Raether will read from one of is books at 3.30 pm in our ballroom – but don’t worry if you don’t speak German, there will be the usual knitting going on… Read More

Hand Herz Seele Retreat

We will have a relaxing weekend at Lake Plön with exciting knitting workshops, a mini-cruise on the lake (perfect to bring your knitting along!) and an Open Studio here in Damsdorf on Saturday to which everyone is welcome…. Read More

Spiral Escape

Dark alleys, intense colors, unforgettable melodies and a tragic love story – “West Side Story” is one of the biggest music movies of all time, and great to watch while knitting. Preferably something that goes well with the… Read More

Strickmich! Shop – The Tour

Take a little tour of Strickmich! Shop – the little shop in Damsdorf, Schleswig-Holstein (Germany) that only opens on specific Event dates. Almost everything I show in the video is available in Strickmich! Shop. Strickmich! Shop – the tour… Read More

Strickmich! Club 2018 Cast-on Video No. 1

Here is the virtual cast-on-event for our first installment of Strickmich! Club 2018 (Vimeo-Link):

Strickplaner 2019 for Retailers and Sponsors

The year 2018 has started and for many, many knitters it’s the first year with our little Strickplaner – a paper planner for knitters that will help you focus on the important things in life (knitting, of course!)… Read More

Breaking in my Strickplaner 2018

Finally! The end of 2017 has arrived and it is time to break in our Strickplaners. In this video I show which accessories I use and what I have already written in my planner. How do you use… Read More

Tough & Toasty

Wearing little fingerless mittens like these somehow makes me feel a little tougher – maybe that’s because leather versions of this are frequently worn by bikers, cyclists or people operating some kind of heavy machinery. Well, the only… Read More

Strickmich! Club Cast-on Event No 4

With a little delay but lots of enthusiasm nevertheless: Here’s the fourth virtual cast-on event of Strickmich! Club 2017. Enjoy!

Dibadu for Strickmich! Club 2018

                                Colors, colors, Dibadu! Barbara Wolff lives and works in Germany, at the border of the Teutoburger Forest, close to the town of… Read More

Zwei rechts, zwei links

Ebba Drolshagen has written a book in German about the history of knitting, and she will come to Damsdorf for a little reading on November 18th. We are happy to have her!

Blacker Yarns for Strickmich! Club 2018

                                  And here she is, our third yarn supplier for Strickmich! Club 2018: Sue Blacker and her wonderful Blacker Yarns! Sue is… Read More

Cowgirlblues for Strickmich! Club 2018

                                Her yarn have this special, relaxed feeling to it – looking at it, touching it or knitting with it feels like a vacation!… Read More

Zauberwiese for Strickmich! Club 2018

                                I always feel flattered when a dyer lets me know she would like to participate in Strickmich! Club for the second time… Read More