“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
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
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.
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
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
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
Angora fiber is delicate, light and warm at the same time – wonderful for a beautiful handknit shawl! The yarn I used is from Seidenhase in Germany: Claire keeps her beloved Angora rabbits in spacious hutches and carefully… Read More
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
Every March, Mica and Jo welcome knitters and yarn lovers from all over the world to their gorgeous city to take part in Edinburgh Yarn Festival. It is truly the most beautiful and best-organized yarn festival I have… Read More
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
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
With a little delay but lots of enthusiasm nevertheless: Here’s the fourth virtual cast-on event of Strickmich! Club 2017. Enjoy!
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
And here she is, our third yarn supplier for Strickmich! Club 2018: Sue Blacker and her wonderful Blacker Yarns! Sue is… Read More
Her yarn have this special, relaxed feeling to it – looking at it, touching it or knitting with it feels like a vacation!… Read More
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
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
Strickplaner 2018 – your knitting planner is here! In this video on Vimeo I flip through it and talk about the planning tools. Enjoy! Available in Strickmich! Shop and from selected retailers.
Strickplaner will arrive at Strickmich! headquarters in a couple of days! To sweeten up the wait, I have put up the Strickmich! Knitting sticker sheets in our shop: We have prepared everything so we can start taking orders… Read More
You probably know that I lived through my puberty in the 80s which made me an eco-conscious hippie in disguise. And (this is more obvious) I love pink. Plus (less obvious) I try to keep a tidy house… Read More