Strider

Take a deep breath, enjoy the view, walk a few miles in a bizarre landscape that was left behind by the gravel mines surrounding our village – that’s what I enjoy every day. “Strider” is a scarf that… Read More

Strickmich! Club 2019: Skudderia

So here she is, the fourth yarnie for Strickmich! Club 2019: Maike Schnichels and her yarn collection “Skudderia”. Skudde is the name of a rare middle European sheep breed, and Maike happens to have five of them grazing… Read More

Designing – III

My Design Process – Part III Knit (this time for real). I know that many designers let others knit their samples to save time – but that’s one thing I would never do! I just love knitting my own designs…. Read More

Designing – II

My Design Process – Part II Swatch (if required). Yes, sure, you have heard it before: Swatching is a necessary prerequisite for knitting and designing. That said, I have to admit that for my shawlette designs, I rarely… Read More

Designing – I

So what does the design process look like? I am sure that every knitwear designer has a different answer to this one. So here is what works for me: The Idea. There are different sources of inspiration. Sometimes… Read More