News around addi.
Whether it’s the latest press releases, detailed product information, news about the company or from the dealer network, and current trends in the community – you’ll find everything that’s new and important here.
The Spanish needlework magazine “MERCERIA actualidad” reports about addi needles made in Germany. In English and Spanish.
The Spanish handicraft magazine “Merceria Actualidad” reports about our innovative, square circular knitting needle addiNovel. In English and Spanish language.
The Spanish handicraft magazine “Merceria Actualidad” reports about the revolution in sock knitting: addiCraSyTrio. In English and Spanish language.
The German handicraft magazine “Handarbeit” reports about the addi novelties 2020.
Report about addi products in the Spanish magazine „MERCERIA actualidad“. english/spanish.
German report about addiExpress knitting machines in the magazine „Handarbeit“ .
The german magazine “Handarbeit” reports on new possibilities for DIY projects and the addiApp.
The trade magazine “Handarbeit” reports about our help for flood victims, about “Projekt Sinnvoll” whose sponsor is addi and the new addiEspress book “Winding nautical stitches”.
With a heavy heart and after long, careful consideration, addi has decided not to take part in the handicraft fair in 2022.
The health risks for customers, other exhibitors and employees are still high.
Where has the time gone? – That’s what Mr. addi, Thomas Selter, thinks too. Because he celebrated his 50th working anniversary at addi on 01.12.2021. He looks back on a long career of success, which he celebrated well-deservedly in a small circle with his employees!
Happy New Year! This is what the entire addi team wishes you and your families. Hopefully you were able to recover well over the Christmas holidays and recharge your batteries for the new year 2022.
Das addi Team braucht Verstärkung!
Seit 1829 produzieren wir unter dem bekannten Markennamen „addi“ Premium Handarbeitsnadeln in Altena im schönen Sauerland…
The year is almost over and at addi many hands are still busy with the final spurt. As in every year, the dispatch department is at its peak to supply our customers with goods at the end of the year. As if there were no more January
addiVent, addiVent, the fourth candle is burning
In the fourth week of Advent, we are giving away 1 addiExpress Professional knitting machine and 1 new book „Winding Nautical Stitches“ with 20 patterns for both addiExpress knitting machines.
Time to say goodbye. After 2.5 years in the service of addi, our Managing Director, Torsten Schneider, will be leaving our company on 31.12.2021.
He is returning to „his old line of business“, the wire industry. And because wire is known to connect, we will still have points of intersection in our cooperation, but no longer in one company.
At addi, the environment and careful use of natural resources are already firmly anchored in day-to-day business.
addiVent, addiVent, the third candle is burning.
In the third week of Advent, we are giving away 1 addiCraSyTrio NOVEL LONG in the size of your choice.
This set of 3 bendable sock needles is perfect for circular knitting projects such as socks
, sleeves, turtlenecks or hats
addiVent, addiVent, the second candle is burning.
In the second week of Advent, we are giving away 1 addiNature Novel walnut crochet hook in the size of your choice..
Dear addi fans,
also this year we have a raffle in every advent week.
In the first week we will be giving away 1 x the brand new addiNovel Quintett in the size of your choice (3-8 mm).
Knitting projects can look completely different but are all created with the same tool, the knitting needle.
The wave of immediate willingness to help after the flood disaster in Altena has been overwhelming and volunteers are still being found to offer their help directly on site. The willingness to donate is also enormous.
UPDATE 1st September 2021:
A big thank you to all addi fans for sharing the fate of our small town and the people affected. It has touched us deeply to experience so much willingness to help.
At addi, we will be taking a holiday in production from 19.07.-30.07.2021.
For all international addi fans, the addi catalogue 2021 is now also available in Spanish and Russian for free download at www.addi.de/en/
Interchangeable circular knitting needles are totally practical. Being able to combine ropes and needle tips individually for each project brings many new knitting and crochet possibilities and also saves space:
The Spanish needlework magazine “Merceria Actualidad” reports about our new products and the addi2go app. In English and Spanish.
At addi, the Easter bunny was already there and left flowery greetings for every employee and hid some delicious chocolate eggs.
Report about addi Products in the Spanish „Merceria Actualidad“. english/spanish.
Viele Jahre lang und auch heute immer noch ein bisschen setzt er sich als starke Stimme für den Mittelstand ein…
Am 30. Juni und 1. Juli 2018 sind alle Dahler Vereine, Verbände und Institutionen auf den Beinen, um das 775-jährige Dorfjubiläum gemeinsam zu feiern…
addiNovel circular knitting needles – extra smooth, but structured and with a square cross-section – that’s the verdict of the readers of “The Knitter”.
Since June 2019, Torsten Schneider has strengthened the management of the family-owned company addi. This addition has set the course for a bright future. Handarbeit spoke with him about his start in the industry.
Interview with Dr. Edda Jaleel, neuroscientist and mental coach.
She can provide scientific proof: Handwork is healthy.
Presentation of the new addiNovel circular knitting needle.
Report in Spanish and English.
addi was founded in 1829 and celebrates its 190th anniversary this year. The factory in Altena, Germany, is the place where 150 people work to produce addi´s “made in Germany” knitting needles and crochet hooks reflecting the company´s long hístory.
Knitting at the future with the addiEi, the small knitting machine with 6 needles jerk crank knitting cords.
Whether Peter Heinrich Selter knew how to produce a crochet hook in 1829 when he founded the Selter company?
- Crazy ideas around the needle rattle
- Sewing with fun
What can be more beautiful than shining eyes,
when the Christmas present is unwrapped and a heart’s desire is fulfilled? …
For 189 years, the Selter company has been relying on German craftsmanship with its now large range of knitting and crochet needles as well as accessories of all kinds…
The popular addiExpress and addiExpress Kingsize knitting machines have had an offspring in the form of the addiEi – for completely new knitting possibilities.
For almost 190 years, addi has been producing knitting and crochet needles at its site in Altena, in the beautiful district of Dahle.
In issue 111 of the trade magazine “Merceria actualidad” from March 2018 there is a Spanish-English article about addi products at H&H Cologne 2018.
The needle specialist addi is still on the road to success. At the h+h cologne, the crowds at the booth were enormous – the strongest visitor magnet was the addiCrasyTrio.
In issue 110 of the trade magazine “Merceria actualidad” from December 2017 there is a Spanish-English article about the success of the addiCraSy Trio in social networks.
No crochet without a needle, that’s obvious. But besides the hook there are other tools that must not be missing when crocheting.
On the following pages we will introduce you to the most common crochet hooks as well as practical tools that should not be missing on your crochet journey.
In issue 109 of the trade journal “Merceria actualidad” of October 2017, there is a Spanish-English article about addi
Good tools, good work – this also applies to crochet. The right needle for every project and every hand makes crocheting easier and more enjoyable…
Social media channels
In the Winter 2015 issue of the trade magazine “Handarbeit” there are details of addi’s activities in the social media.
Apart from yarn, all you need for knitting are needles – but the range of needles on offer is now huge and very diverse…. In the current special issue of “The Knitter”, for example, we begin with a brief introduction to needles using addi needles as an example…
Thomas Selter is the owner and managing director of Gustav Selter GmbH & Co. KG. He is the 6th generation to run the family business. The company sells knitting and crochet needles, as well as accessories, worldwide under the brand name addi.
The company Gustav Selter GmbH & Co. KG is something special, as it is the only remaining producer of knitting needles with a full range in Europe.
addi is the only knitting needle manufacturer that produces 93% of its range of high-quality needlework aids in Germany…
simple as painting!
With the latest generation of addiQuick Hobby felting machine felting is now even more effortless.
There is offspring from the house of addi! The colorful addiSwing crochet hooks may welcome their little sisters.
The Knitting-O-Mat causes a storm of enthusiasm at the h&h Cologne. With the Knit-O-Mat, the vending machine for knitting needles and wool, addi invents the needlework mini-branch.
addi has nothing to hide. Regular factory tours take place at addi in Altena.
Half of all new products from addi at the last h&h Cologne were created at the request of customers…
addiART – a beautiful, limited edition circular knitting needle with 148 sparkling Svarowski elements…
Probably the Egyptians already worked with knitting needles made of bone well over 2000 years ago…
A visit to addi in the town of Altena in North Rhine-Westphalia…