It’s happening!

Things are hap-pening around here: First of all – all Strickmich! Club parcels of the second shipment 2016 have left the building this Tuesday. They are on their way to our excited members, and I am really looking… Read More

Lapislazuli

A lovely, airy laceweight in an interesting color does not need an intricate stitch pattern to show off its virtues! While knitting up this shawl, you can perfectly relax. No purling required, and apart from the occasional yarn… Read More

Baltic Summer

Summers of my childhood were spent camping on the island Fehmarn (Baltic Sea), where my father had grown up and my mom had strong family ties. During the six weeks of summer vacation, we had a few lazy… Read More

Buds & Bumbles

Every summer I find myself suddenly without anything hand-knit to wear – even the biggest wool-lovers among us will have to admit that Merino tends to lose its appeal once it’s 30 degrees Celsius (86 Fahrenheit) or more…. Read More

Thousand Tulips

The wait is over! The first pattern from Strickmich! Club 2015 is now available to everyone. It is the first shawl that uses this unusual, special construction that I developed – check out Braidsmaid, Match & Move and… Read More

Fractal Danger

I am sure all of you know the wonderful Knitmore Girls and their podcast, right? I love how enthusiastic they are about all things fiber, and I love listening to them chatting away. When Jasmin (the daughter) asked… Read More

Match & Move

I just love the “We’re Different”-Grab Bags from Rohrspatz & Wollmeise: Depending on which kind you choose, you will get a combination of a multicolor and a matching semisolid, hand-picked by the dyemaster herself, who has an unmatched… Read More

Braidsmaid

There is something fascinating about reversible knitted cables – and they are just perfect to give a simple, but unusually constructed garter stitch shawlette a little twist. For this project, you should indulge and use the shiniest, softest… Read More

Jasminde

A pretty triangular shawl with a simple, geometric lace pattern and a stunning effect – that’s “Jasminde”, the third pattern from Strickmich! Club-year 2014. The pattern features actually only two different patterning rows, so it is also suitable… Read More

Heaven and Space

A couple of weeks ago, there was a big surprise at Rohrspatz & Wollmeise: A new yarn base with 20% cashmere called “Blend“, and when I got my first skein I couldn’t stop knitting on it. The result… Read More

Knitting is Love

Those of you who have subscribed to my Newsletter already know: The first pattern from Strickmich! Club 2014 is available here in my Ravelry Store for 3.90 Euros. The yarn is the beautifully soft Merino/Silk Fingering by the… 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

How to wear Viajante

Every time I show and explain my design Viajante to knitters at live events, it is sort of a revelation: Ahhh, that’s the way it works! So I thought you might enjoy a little video where I show… 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

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

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

Sleeves

Ein Tuch kann so viel mehr sein als ein Tuch! Dies hier zum Beispiel… … wird zu einem Jäckchen oder einem Paar Ärmel (“Sleeves”), wenn man sie braucht: Es ist komplett nahtlos gestrickt, fast nur rechte Maschen und… Read More