Product information "Samadhi"

Pattern for the 2nd Strickmich! Club shipment 2014

Sometimes, the world around me seems a little bit too loud, too crowded, too busy. When that happens, I take out my knitting, find a place to sit and feel how the noise slowly disappears while I knit one stitch after another. As I focus on the work of my hands, I notice how my mind regains clarity and strength – a state called “Samadhi” in the ancient Asian language Pali. This little shawlette has received its name because it is such a relaxing knit that it feels almost like meditation to make it. The pale turquoise color with its special hand-dyed glow will take your eyes on a vacation, and the warm merino wool will feel like a soft breeze in your hands. The resulting shawlette has a subtle wavy border and is light and small enough to be worn in warmer weather.

Measurements of the shawlette in the pictures: Length 150 cms (60 in), depth 27 cms (11 in)

Instructions on how to make the shawl bigger, using the amount of yarn you choose are given in the pattern.


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

Gauge (stitches per 10 cm): 21
Knitting experience: relaxed
Needle Size: 3,5 mm / US 4
Project type: Shawl
Yarn Weight: Fingering

Matching Yarn

Manos del Uruguay Fino
Color Manos del Uruguay: Watered Silk
Luxurious and so soft! "Fino" by Manos del Uruguay is a voluminous single-ply consisting of 30% silk and 70% merino wool – really soft and perfect for a pretty shawl like Samadhi, Baltic Summer, Hitchhiker, Heaven & Space or Lintilla. The multicolored versions are perfect for Martina's designs, and one skein of 450 m per 100 g will yield a decently sized shawl. The yarn is hand dyed by a cooperative in Uruguay that offers employment to rural women in difficult life situations. The merino fiber comes from South America and is mulesing-free.  Please note: Handwash only.  The sample "Samadhi" from our book "Hitchhiker Collection" was made out of one skein of this yarn, colorway "Watered Silk".The sample "Wolkig" from our book "Strickmich! Knitting Inventions" was made out of one skein of this yarn, colorway "Silver Teaset". 

Content: 0.1 kilogram (€295.00* / 1 kilogram)

€29.50*

Accessories

Circular Knitting Needle Addi Lace
Needle Size: 3,5 mm / US 4
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 from shiny brass and nickel-free.

Variants from €6.25*
€7.45*
Strickmich! Stash Bags
Every knitter needs these bags! They are so handy for storing your precious yarn stash and protect it from odors and moths. By popular demand we are now making them available in packs of 7.   

Content: 7 piece (€0.56* / 1 piece)

€3.90*

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