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 5

This week in Strickmich! Sommmer Camp, we’re listening to an audiobook by German thriller author Yassin Musharbash, whose book “Russische Botschaften” premiers this week. In my podcast, I talk to him about his collaboration with John le Carré… 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 – Week 3

The third week of Strickmich! Sommer Camp starts now! Our motto is “Knitting with friends”, and that’s also what the second photo challenge is about. In Strickmich! Sommer Camp Podcast, I have talked to German author Stephan Bartels… 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

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

Strickmich! Sommer Camp Week 4

Let’s make everything more fun, more colorful and more squishy by adding knitted or crocheted embellishments to our surroundings! Show us your yarn bombing project: a stone, a door handle, a lamp post or maybe a little dwarf… Read More

Strickmich! Sommer Camp Week 2

I hope you have chosen an enjoyable project and are having fun while knitting on it during these lazy days. We will continue our journey of knitting together apart this week – and that’s also what our motto… Read More

Strickmich! Sommer Camp Woche 1

We’re starting our Strickmich! Sommer Camp! I am happy that you are with us. We will knit together during six weeks (until August 31st). You will receive a weekly Camp Newsletter via email and there will be a… Read More