Berry Skies

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

Strickmich! Club Cast-on Video 2-2019

Here’s our second virtual Cast-on Event of Strickmich! Club 2019. Enjoy! (Vimeo-Link, will open in a separate window). And don’t forget to tune in today at 12 noon German time to see our live Event – we will… 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

No Mulesing, Please

Patrick Gruban, co-founder and co-owner of German organic yarn pioneer Rosy Green Wool talks about mulesing of Merino sheep, and what knitters can do about this Merino lambs Strickmich!: In Germany, reports about mulesing in Australian Merino sheep… Read More

Come see us at H+H Cologne!

During the past years, we have only been visitors at H+H – but this year we will exhibit, probably with the smallest booth this trade show as ever seen. We’re next to Strickimicki in Halle 2.2, Stand F29. Peter… Read More

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

Strider

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

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.