Endless Rainbow

I just love looking at rainbow colors – they look so joyful, especially on a bright background. In knitting, I especially love them in a striped pattern. But what kept me from knitting beautiful stripes were the lots of… Read More

Matchmaker-Video

Matchmaker is one of my more recent designs which I am particularly proud of: It’s a small garter stitch shawlette and a big roomy cowl at the same time! You just knit back and forth, no joining in… 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

Tubularity-Video

How do I wear Tubularity? In this little video I demonstrate some possibilities: How to wear Tubularity on Vimeo.

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:

Be my Angel

Here is my new pattern “Be my Angel” – just in time such that we all can get our own pair of wings for the holidays! When I got this yarn with its silky green-golden shimmer (Wollfaktor “Luna”, dyed… Read More

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

There will be … a Club!

Very big news: In 2014 there will be a Strickmich!-Club! I will design four patterns for the club, and they will be delivered each with a special hand-picked, exclusively hand-dyed yarn from the most talented hand-dyers in Germany…. 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

Brickless

Als die wunderbare amerikanische Handfärberin MissBabs mich letztes Jahr fragte, ob ich eine Anleitung zu ihrem Wollclub beisteuern wollte, habe ich keinen Moment gezögert – zumal ihr Wollclub unter dem Motto “Knitting Tour” stand und so eine Art Weltreise… Read More