Match & Move, freshly knit!
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
Night on the Town
How about a short trip to a vibrant city nearby? There’s always a lot to see, especially at night: Theaters, clubs, pubs and much more. When I was in High School, my best friend and I would spend… Read More
Strickmich! Club Cast-on Event No. 4
We are ready! Our fourth cast-on event of 2019 is about to happen – we will be broadcasting live on Youtube from 12 noon CET (external link to Youtube). You can find my cast-on video here (external link to… Read More
What to expect in Strickmich! Club
This video has all the answers (link to youtube): Prices, yarns, colors…!
Strickmich! Club 2020: Alte Künste
In this series of blog posts we will introduce the dyers who are providing the yarns for Strickmich! Club 2020. Strickmich! Club is a subscription for four new knitting patterns by Martina Behm plus matching, exclusively dyed yarn…. Read More
Fitting at the neck, wider around the shoulders – yet not as a cowl, but as a versatile shawl: That’s Evolute! Wrap it around your neck twice, and you will get the perfect accessory to wear under your… Read More
A knitting planner needs a knitted cover, of course, so it is well protected during its adventures in your knitting bag. “Planner Protection” is a slipcover with an opening at the top of the book, to shield the… Read More
Strickmich! Club Cast-on Video No. 3
Happy casting on of the third project of Strickmich! Club 2019! Here’s the link to the video (Vimeo link, opens in new window).
When I saw the beautiful color combination that our dyer Maike (Skudderia) suggested for the first Strick- mich! Club shipment of 2019, it immediately made me think of shimmering waters, surrounded by bright green palm trees on a… Read More
A cowl that looks like a scarf that looks like a shawl, is an easy-peasy knit and has an unusual construction, accentuated by stripes in my most beloved colors – that sounds like a new favorite project of… Read More
Warm, calming and fascinating to watch at the same time – that’s how sunsets are at the Cape of Good Hope, and this is the shawl that channels this feeling! Bright lavender and green on a light background… Read More
Wood Warbler Cowl
Gradient yarns are fascinating, and the fun doubles when you use two of them together: The constant color changes will produce new interesting stripes every couple of rows. Knit on the bias in garter stitch, this cowl makes… Read More
Strickmich! Club 2019 Cast-on Video No. 1
Here it is: The first virtual cast-on event of Strickmich! Club 2019. Enjoy! P. S.: And don’t forget to watch us live on youtube at 12 noon German time! Links to external pages vimeo.com and youtube.com.
Big & Beautiful
I have been living in an old pub in the northern German countryside for five years now. It was built in 1906 and remodeled in the late 1980s. It’s beautiful and I really love it, but the house… Read More
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
“Horizonte” (German: “Horizons”) is the name of this shawl that I designed for the second instalment of Strickmich! Club 2018. Just as looking at the horizon will calm your nerves and put things into perspective, this combination of… Read More
Scarf, vest, capelet, shawl, poncho – my new knitting pattern “Loops” is just super versatile! A looped scarf knit up in a special construction, all in garter stitch and lots of fun. Wear it as a scarf under your… Read More
“Stars and Sky” is our Motto for Strickmich! Club 2018 – and here is our first pattern from the Club: “Halley”! Our members received a printed version of this pattern together with the beautiful exclusively hand-dyed yarn from Zauberwiese… Read More
Obvious Color Play
It took me quite a while and a couple of hours with my crayons to figure out how I wanted to arrange the colors in my new knitting pattern “Obvious”: The Brown should not be next to the… Read More
Cover Your Plans
… and here comes the pattern for the Strickplaner 2019 book cover: “Cover Your Plans” is a slipcover knit on the bias in garter stitch that will make your planner look stylish and protect it when you are… Read More