Strickmich! Sommer Camp 2022

We have great summer gifts for you! Until August 31st we are knitting together and chatting along beside the virtual campfire in Strickmich! Netz – where we do not only play the guitar, but knit on our individual projects! If… Read More

Sophiste

Here comes “Sophiste” – a stole that is zig-zagged through and through, and (because it’s more fun) on the bias. I have knit my samples out of the beautiful, squishy “Lovely Merino Treat” by Rosy Green Wool. It’s mulesing-free,… Read More

Knospe

Knospe (“bud”) is here! A pattern as easy as Hitchhiker and as pretty as Lintilla: Worked entirely in garter stitch, it’s perfect to knit on a long weekend or your next trip to the lake. The scallops are… Read More

Strickmich! Club 2022 Cast-on Event No. 2

On Saturday, May 21st at 1 pm CET we will celebrate the second Cast-on event of Strickmich! Club 2022 – live hier in Damsdorf and in this video (link to Youtube). Strickmich! Club brings you the best yarns of… Read More

Strickmich! Club 2022 Cast-on Event No. 1

We will cast on together on February 26th at 12 noon! The link leads to Youtube.

Knitting From Your Stash

You would like to use up the yarns from your stash? I have a few useful tips for you in this video (link to Youtube):

Strickmich! Club 2021 Cast-on Event No 4

Finally! On Saturday, Nov. 20th we will cast on the fourth project of Strickmich! Club 2021 together. Here’s the link to my video on youtube (external link). P. S.: You can still join Strickmich! Club 2022 for a… Read More

Quadra Cowl

Fascinating! Quadra Cowl will change its appearance depending on which side you wear on the outside. It’s a double-layered construction that looks especially cool in a self-striping yarn or with mini-skeins. Quadra Cowl is worked in the round… Read More

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 – 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! 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

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

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

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