Strickmich! Sommer Camp Woche 7: Ozelot und Friesennerz

Susanne Matthiessen grew up on Germany’s jet-set island Sylt in the 70s and 80s where her parents had a fur boutique – you can imagine how bizarre her childhood was! The parents were working all the time, doing… Read More

Sommer Camp Week 6

This week’s Sommer Camp audiobook is available in English! Simone Buchholz lives in Hamburg’s famous red light district St. Pauli. And that’s also where her crime stories around prosecutor Chastity Riley take place. In “Blue Night” (all links… Read More

Strickmich! Sommer Camp Week 4: Knitting by the Window

This week I have talked to Alena Schröder from Berlin: Her book “Junge Frau…” (“Young woman, standing by the window, dawn, blue dress”) is a huge success in Germany and I recommend the audiobook as our audiobook of… Read More

Strickmich! Sommer Camp Woche 2: Mein Helgoland

This is the second episode of Strickmich! Sommer Camp Podcast (only in German, sorry!). I talk to German author Isabel Bogdan about her latest book and audiobook “Mein Helgoland”, which is about her love for the tiny Island… Read More

Strickmich! Sommer Camp Week 1: Summer-Knitting in the City

Strickmich! Sommer Camp starts today! For our German knitters, I am recording a podcast about my favorite audiobooks to listen to while knitting. I am starting with Till Raether’s book „Treue Seelen“ („Faithful Souls“) that is set in… Read More

Strickmich! Bowl

New in Strickmich! Shop: An accessory bag that opens up to a bowl in which it is easy to find your knitting tools. Strickmich! Bowl is quite voluminous, everything fits from your dpns to long pencils. The bowl… Read More

Join Strickmich! Sommer Camp now!

A virtual knitting summer camp: Every knitter chooses a project to work on during 6 weeks from July 23rd to September 3rd. You choose which yarn and which pattern – it does not have to be by Martina…. Read More

Panoramic Cowl

A warm little cowl, worked in garter stitch out of a spectacularly hand dyed yarn – that’s a perfect project for your summer vacation! “Panoramic Cowl” was the fourth pattern of Strickmich! Club 2020, and now it’s being released… Read More

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

Coming up: Strickmich! Sommer Camp 2021

Last year we had a ton of fun with Strickmich! Sommer Camp: A virtual knitting camp to bring us all together! Every participant picked their own project to work on during the six weeks between mid-July and the… 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

Jasminde

A beautiful big lace shawl in an amazingly soft and warm yarn in amazing colors: “Jasminde” is a great project for everyone who wants to start their first lace project, as there are only two different rows of… Read More

Easter Special in Strickmich! Shop

All Strickmich! Shop orders above 40 Euros (excluding shipping) will earn a free pink organic cotton project bag (retails for € 11,90) from March 26th through April 5th! Just place your order as usual, we will add the… 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

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

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