Strickmich! Club 2019: Buntwurm

If you have been to a fiber festival in Germany, chances are that you know her colorful yarns: Nicole Seelbach, also known as “Buntwurm” (in German it means something like “color-worm”…), loves to present her creations live and… Read More

Strickmich! Club 2019 is coming

Exciting news: Strickmich! Club will continue in 2019, and we will be more exclusive than ever: luxurious, soft fibers and exciting new designs by Martina Behm. For the first time in Strickmich! Club’s history, the yarn colors that… Read More

Loops

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

Video: Strickplaner 2019 Walk Through

Strickplaner – your knitting planner: How it came to be, what is new and what it looks like. So take out your knitting, put up your feet and enjoy the ride! (External link to youtube, not embedded)

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

Obvious

A big, soft stole knit in garter stitch, out of a wonderful organic yarn in great colors: That’s Obvious! I had the idea for this shawl when I was casually staring at the schematic of the knitted book… Read More

Strickplaner 2019

I know – 2018 is only half over, but I just could not wait to get my hands on the 2019 edition of Strickplaner… and now it’s here! I am so happy and excited about the new cover material… Read More

Jen’s coming to visit!

Our next knitting event is almost here! This time, our special guest is Jen Arnall-Culliford of Arnall-Culliford Knitwear. She is the mastermind behind clever books like “A Year of Techniques”, “Something New to Learn about Cables”, and –… Read More

Lightning

Colorful, eccentric, unusually creative and an absolute eyecatcher: That’s the colorway Miss Babs dyed for our fourth Strickmich! Club shipment of 2017. Is it a wonder I had to think of David Bowie when I saw it? For… Read More

How and When to Get Gauge

“My Hitchhiker is tiny! And my Shrug & More does not fit! Why is that?” That’s easy, and you may have already guessed it: It’s because of GAUGE. The good news is: You do not always have to… Read More

Tomorrow: Live!

The stage is ready for our Strickmich! Club cast-on event tomorrow Saturday! Next to me you will find the lovely person who made the yarn for the 2nd installment of Strickmich! Club 2018, and we will be live… Read More

Areas

My new shawl pattern is called “Areas” – minimalist knitwear design to the max. Just two colors, arranged in interestingly shaped areas to yield an elegant shawl. Choose a luxurious yarn in your two favorite colors. The knitting… Read More

Video: How to use Blocking Wires

What are blocking wires for? To make your lace-shawls extra beautiful! Watch this video on Vimeo to see how they are used. Find Lazadas Blocking wires in Strickmich! Shop.

Knit & Crime

At this event, German crime author Till Raether will read from one of is books at 3.30 pm in our ballroom – but don’t worry if you don’t speak German, there will be the usual knitting going on… Read More

Hand Herz Seele Retreat

We will have a relaxing weekend at Lake Plön with exciting knitting workshops, a mini-cruise on the lake (perfect to bring your knitting along!) and an Open Studio here in Damsdorf on Saturday to which everyone is welcome…. Read More

Spiral Escape

Dark alleys, intense colors, unforgettable melodies and a tragic love story – “West Side Story” is one of the biggest music movies of all time, and great to watch while knitting. Preferably something that goes well with the… Read More

Strickmich! Shop – The Tour

Take a little tour of Strickmich! Shop – the little shop in Damsdorf, Schleswig-Holstein (Germany) that only opens on specific Event dates. Almost everything I show in the video is available in Strickmich! Shop. Strickmich! Shop – the tour… Read More

Karnickel

Angora fiber is delicate, light and warm at the same time – wonderful for a beautiful handknit shawl! The yarn I used is from Seidenhase in Germany: Claire keeps her beloved Angora rabbits in spacious hutches and carefully… Read More

Strickplaner 2019 for Retailers and Sponsors

The year 2018 has started and for many, many knitters it’s the first year with our little Strickplaner – a paper planner for knitters that will help you focus on the important things in life (knitting, of course!)… Read More

Breaking in my Strickplaner 2018

Finally! The end of 2017 has arrived and it is time to break in our Strickplaners. In this video I show which accessories I use and what I have already written in my planner. How do you use… Read More