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Miss Winkle PDF Download

Product information "Miss Winkle PDF Download"

One of my favorite sitcoms is “The Big Bang Theory“. In one episode, nerdy physicist Leonard dates his colleague Leslie Winkle and they have a fierce argument about which version of Quantum Mechanics is correct – String Theory or Loop Quantum Gravity. When Leonard declares that he prefers his space “stringy, not loopy“, that’s a dealbreaker for Leslie (”How will we raise the children?“). This very loopy shawlette is here to celebrate Miss Winkle, women scientists and all women who know what they want and don’t let any man talk them out of it!

Miss Winkle is an asymmetric shawlette in garter stitch that looks fabulous in a variegated hand-dyed yarn. You start with one little loop, adding longer and longer rows that form a very long triangle. The loops are created using a simple twist technique that I show in an instructional video and are really fun to make. There are almost no purl stitches, so this is a very relaxing but quick project that is perfect for beginners and young knitters – and a great project on-the-go for knitting experts. You can use any amount of yarn because you just knit this pattern until your yarn is used up.

The yarn used for the shawlette in the pictures ("Miss Babs Yummy 2-ply", colorway "Deep Sea Jellyfish") is availble here at Strickmich! Shop.

The pattern "Miss Winkle" is part of Martina Behm´s book "The Hitchhiker Collection".


Gauge (stitches per 10 cm): 19
Knitting experience: mostly relaxed
Needle Size: 3,0 mm / US 2-3
Project type: Shawl
Yarn Weight: Fingering

Passendes Garn

Manos del Uruguay Alegria
Color Manos del Uruguay: Jacaranda
Colorful, voluminous and happy – that's "Alegria" by Manos del Uruguay. With 25% polyamide, it is even durable enough for a pair of cozy socks. But the best use you can put a handdyed skein of "Alegria" to is to make a fun shawl like Hitchhiker, Hitchhiker Beyond, Easy or Puerto Montt – with its yardage of 445 yards per skein it's just perfect!The sample "Baltic Summer" from our book "Hitchhiker Collection" was made out of one skein of this yarn, colorway "Botanico".

Content: 0.1 kilogram (€249.00* / 1 kilogram)

Fyberspates Vivacious 4-Ply
Color fyberspates: 609 - Peacock
A beautiful hand dyed merino yarn with a high twist and fascinating colors: hand dyer Jeni Hewlett likes to dye in layers, so the colors will get an unusual depth. It's beautiful to work with, does not split and wears beautifully as it is really soft around the neck. A great choice for sweaters and accessories alike! The weight and yardage are ideal for many of Martina's shawl patterns. Rüsch is specially designed for this yarn and you only need one skein.

Content: 0.1 kilogram (€179.40* / 1 kilogram)



Circular Knitting Needle Addi Lace
Needle Size: 3,0 mm / US 2-3
Addi Circulars with 80 cm (32 in) length and extra sharp tips are ideally suited for most of Martina Behm's designs. These needles are great quality "Made in Germany", and they make even the most complicated lace pattern a pleasure to knit. The needle sizes are printed on the cable (metric and US). Addi lace needle tips are made nickel-free.


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