Strickmich! Sommer Camp Week 4: Knitting by the Window

This week I have talked to Alena Schröder from Berlin: Her book “Junge Frau…” (“Young woman, standing by the window, dawn, blue dress”) is a huge success in Germany and I recommend the audiobook as our audiobook of… Read More

Strickmich! Sommer Camp Woche 2: Mein Helgoland

This is the second episode of Strickmich! Sommer Camp Podcast (only in German, sorry!). I talk to German author Isabel Bogdan about her latest book and audiobook “Mein Helgoland”, which is about her love for the tiny Island… Read More

Strickmich! Bowl

New in Strickmich! Shop: An accessory bag that opens up to a bowl in which it is easy to find your knitting tools. Strickmich! Bowl is quite voluminous, everything fits from your dpns to long pencils. The bowl… Read More

Join Strickmich! Sommer Camp now!

A virtual knitting summer camp: Every knitter chooses a project to work on during 6 weeks from July 23rd to September 3rd. You choose which yarn and which pattern – it does not have to be by Martina…. Read More

Panoramic Cowl

A warm little cowl, worked in garter stitch out of a spectacularly hand dyed yarn – that’s a perfect project for your summer vacation! “Panoramic Cowl” was the fourth pattern of Strickmich! Club 2020, and now it’s being released… Read More

Wrap & Warm

It’s a cardigan! Wrap & Warm is knit seamlessly in the round, so there are no long rows of purl stitches. Also: very few stitches to cast on, no special cast-on techniques, no short rows, no seaming. A… Read More

Virtual Cast-on Event 2-2021

Here’s the link to the cast-on video (link to Youtube) for the second project of Strickmich! Club 2021. Enjoy!

Lintilla

Garter stitch is fun – and even more so with ruffles! For my book “The Hitchhiker Collection” we have knit a new sample of this shawl, using a yarn with fun and pretty color changes. As with the… Read More

Hortensien

Hydrangeas (German: Hortensien) just look amazing when fall comes: The colors spectacularly change from white, pink and baby blue to purple and gray. A perfect inspiration for this shawl and its colorway! Two asymmetrical triangles are connected by… Read More

Poppy Project

It’s both a versatile cowl and a shrug: Poppy Project! If you love relaxed knitting with an interesting construction, this project is for you. The sample for Strickmich! Club 2020 was knit out of 150 g of “Big… Read More

Jasminde

A beautiful big lace shawl in an amazingly soft and warm yarn in amazing colors: “Jasminde” is a great project for everyone who wants to start their first lace project, as there are only two different rows of… Read More

Easter Special in Strickmich! Shop

All Strickmich! Shop orders above 40 Euros (excluding shipping) will earn a free pink organic cotton project bag (retails for € 11,90) from March 26th through April 5th! Just place your order as usual, we will add the… Read More

Magrathea

Can’t wait for spring? Here’s the shawl for you: Magrathea was the fourth pattern I created using the Hitchhiker shape, this time with an intricate lace border that grows during the knitting on one side and extends across… Read More

Circle & Square

Squaring the circle with an extra warm hat, perfect for these super cold days: The fabric is doubled at the forehead and the ears. “Circle & Square” is worked in one piece without any purl stitches or seams… Read More

Treehiker

A fun shawl with an intricate ribbed stitch pattern, knit up in the Hitchhiker shape: “Treehiker” is a shawl for knitters who love a (sort of) challenge, like to work from charts or long line of instructions and… Read More

Strickmich! Club 4-2020

Es war ein aufregendes Strickmich! Club-Jahr, und ich freue mich sehr, dass es jetzt mit dem wunderschönen Garn von Susanne Walther alias Tieke Garne seinen krönenden Abschluss findet! Das Video ist ab dem 21. November um 13 Uhr… Read More

Bunny & Claire

If you have always loved the idea of learning how to do intarsia, this project is for you! Bunny & Claire is a simple triangle with an intriguing geometric pattern that requires no counting of stitches, no chart… Read More

Strickmich! Club 3-2020

Herzlich willkommen beim dritten virtuellen Anstrick-Event für den Strickmich! Club 2020! Hier geht’s zum Video (externer Link zu Youtube). •••••• Welcome to the third virtual cast-on event of Strickmich! Club 2020! Here’s the link to the video (external… Read More

Stocksee Story

Water and waves have a calming effect – and what could be better to just relax than a walk by the lake? My new pattern “Stocksee Story” reflects tales of shores and oceans, of blue ponds and mystical plants…. Read More

Strickmich! Club 2-2020

Endlich ist es so weit! Alle Mitglieder des Strickmich! Clubs 2020 haben ihre Päckchen in den vergangenen Tagen bekommen. Und hier ist das Video für das virtuelle gemeinsame Anstricken (Link zu Youtube): Finally! All members of Strickmich! Club… Read More