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

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

Strickmich! Club 2021 Cast-on Event No. 1

Our first virtual cast-on event for the first project from Strickmich! Club 2021 starts on Saturday, 27th February at 1 pm CET (Berlin time) here on my Youtube Channel (external link to Youtube). Happy casting on!

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

Leftie

Leftie – a shawl originally designed to make use of those pretty little leftovers we all keep hoarding, is a also a perfect project for those cute mini-skeins or mini-balls we keep seeing everywhere. “Zauberperlen” (“magic pearls”) by Schoppel… 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

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

Tivoli Gardens

Ruffles and stripes in garter stitch are a fun combination that will keep you busy while knitting “Tivoli Gardens” – a pretty little shawlette that will make you smile! This was the fourth pattern of Strickmich! Club 2019, and… Read More

Knitting Easy & Relaxed: Handwarmers

This is a pattern for a little video series I made in German for beginning knitters with small and quick projects. For those of you who would like to make them and already know how to knit, here’s… Read More

Polarlys

One of the most spectacular phenomena on this planet must be the Northern Lights: In colors from blue-teal to purple they illuminate the sky close to the North Pole, and if you are lucky during your vacation in… Read More

Tough & Toasty

I made these little short hand warmers out of pure necessity: My office tends to be a little cold – which I appreciate during the summer months, but it can be a bit annoying during winter. My hands are… Read More

Strickmich! Club 2020 Cast-on Event No. 1

It’s about time! Here’s our Cast-on Video for the first shipment of Strickmich! Club 2020 (external link to vimeo.com). Enjoy! You can also watch the cast-on event live on my youtube channel at 1 pm German time (external… Read More

Frattali

It’s been a long winter – time for a little bit of color, don’t you agree? Enter my new pattern “Frattali”: made out of a spectacular color-changing yarn by German manufacturer Schoppel (famous for the Zauberball!), and the fractal… Read More

Mrs Watson

One night I watched an Episode of “Sherlock” – it was the one in which Mr Watson has a wife, Mrs Watson. She was wearing a dress with an all-over leaf pattern that served as an inspiration for… Read More

Match & Move, freshly knit!

Match & Move by Martina Behm

The basic design of this shawl is so commonplace and popular now and has inspired a lot of designs, but when I came up with it in 2014, it was a true invention in the construction of knitted… Read More