Newsletter

Have you heard? From now on I will be offering a free Strickmich! Newsletter with news about pattern releases, stories and tips from a passionate knitter (me!) and everything about our plans for Strickmich! Club 2015. The newsletter… Read More

Sleeves: Shawlette turns Shrug

When I visited the lovely knitters at Maschegrübbsche Frankfurt a couple of weeks ago and did a little trunk show, a lot of them fell in love with my design this little Video (Vimeo-Link) I demonstrate how to… Read More

How to wear Viajante

Every time I show and explain my design Viajante to knitters at live events, it is sort of a revelation: Ahhh, that’s the way it works! So I thought you might enjoy a little video where I show… Read More

Tubularity

I like my knitting mindless and simple, preferably without any purl stitches. But I also want the excitement of vibrant colors – and a useful, versatile result! If you are like me, you will love “Tubularity”: It is a… Read More

Easy

Easy Martina Behm

Little shawlettes in garter stitch are just great: They look pretty in a colorful yarn a joy to wear – and the knitting is just a breeze. They are perfect for beginning knitters because they offer great results… Read More

Happy Birthday, Mom!

Tomorrow is my Mom’s birthday, and this is my gift for her: A pair of very warm socks made of Wollmeise Twin (colorway “Suzanne”). I knit half of the second sock during my flight to New York, the… Read More

Matchmaker

Here is my new design: Matchmaker! A generous cowl that can also be worn as a small triangular shawlette. The shape is new and special and it’s supereasy to knit. Only knit stitches, an increase here and there… Read More

New Pattern Booklet in German

Here is my new pattern booklet for those knitters here in Germany who do not have access to the internet or prefer to knit from a book rather from a screen:

Stricken macht noch schöner

Mein Buch “Stricken macht schön” hat eine kleine Beauty-OP hinter sich: Vor ein paar Wochen fragte mich mein Verlag BoD, ob sie mein Buch als Teil der Reihe “Edition BoD” neu auflegen dürfen. Herausgeber der Reihe ist Vito… Read More

Strickmich! Club Countdown

Signups for Strickmich! Club are closed for 2014! Thanks a lot to everyone who participates.

Naiada

Simple, elegant lace in a surprising, long, slightly asymmetrical triangular shape: That’s Naiada! Knit with a warm DK weight yarn in a beautiful color it will look great under your winter coat or wrapped around your shoulders for… Read More

A little reading

I will be doing a little reading in a small town near Hamburg on 27th Nov:

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

Angles

Recently I read about how making your bed in the morning and putting on a pretty bedspread can make a real difference for your day: Minutes after getting up you have already done something to turn your home… Read More

Martina meets Meise

Von der Wollmeise-Seite: “Lesung von Martina Behm bei Rohrspatz und Wollmeise Am 09.November 2013 ab 14 Uhr findet in unserem Ladengeschäft in Pfaffenhofen eine ganz besondere Veranstaltung statt. Wir freuen uns sehr, dass wir die Strickdesignerin Martina Behm,… Read More

Aeolian Shawl

Hier ist mein Sommerferienprojekt: Der Aeolian Shawl von Elizabeth Freeman (Anleitung kostenlos bei Knitty.com, auf Englisch). Ich brauchte etwas, das ich einfach nur nachstricken konnte, das aber genug technische Finessen und Details beinhaltet, um abends in der Ferienwohnung… Read More

Miss Winkle

Wer gestern bei meiner kleinen Lesung im Bouclé + Café in Berlin war, konnte schon einen Blick auf mein neuestes Modell erhaschen: Miss Winkle! Ein asymmetrisches, langes Dreieckstuch in kraus-rechts, diesmal aus dem Garn “Yummy – Sock- and… Read More

Summer Special!

Nur noch bis 4. August: 20% sparen beim Kauf von 3 oder mehr meiner Anleitungen!