hexchen handmade podcast – episode 14

Hello and welcome to episode 14! Sorry for the long delay. Shownotes as always can be found in the following article.

Contact info

hexchen on Ravelry, hexeklein on Instagram, blog can be found here at http://hexchen.net, Ravelry group for this podcast: hexchen handmade podcast

What I’m working on

Socks for dear bf

made with Nicole C. Méndez Ringel Sockenwolle in the April Club Colour, 400m/100g (75% wool, 25% nylon)

2.5mm needle

Magrathea, pattern by Martina Behm

made with WOLLkenschaf Merino Mix in “Alfons”, 400m/100g (75% merino, 25% nylon)

3mm needle

Stash Enhancements

Baerenwolle Baerfoot Sock in “Tolstoi”, 400m/100g (80% merino, 20% nylon)

Dornröschen-Wolle Merinowolle Uni in “Mädchentraum” and “Morgenhimmel”, 420m/100g (100% merino)

Announcement

As requested/suggested by Angiie1971 I will be doing a few German episodes for the podcast in the future. This does not mean, I no longer podcast in English and those episodes will be marked.

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hexchen handmade podcaste – episode 13 + GIVE AWAY DRAW

Hello and Welcome to episode 13 of the hexchen handmade podcast! Shownotes down here as always.

I also drew the winner for the Give Away. To find out if you’ve won please watch the episode. 🙂

Contact info

hexchen on Ravelry, hexeklein on Instagram, blog can be found here at http://hexchen.net, Ravelry group for this podcast: hexchen handmade podcast

Finished Objects shown

Geek Socks, pattern by Wei S. Leong

made with Stray Cat Socks Self Striping Yarn in “Aotearoa”, 400mm/100g (75% wool, 25% nylon) and Schachenmayr Regia 4-fädig solid colors in Knallfrosch co. no. 6613, 420m/100g (75% wool, 25% nylon)

2.5mm needle

What I’m working on

The Meadow Mystery Blanket CAL, pattern by Garnstudio DROPS Design

made with Garnstudio DROPS Belle in co. no. 12 “Cherry Red”, 14 “Light Blue”, 6 “Silver”, 11 “Dusky Pink” and 13 “Dark Denim Blue”, 120/50g (53% cotton, 33% viscose, 14% linen)

3mm hook

Ten Stitch Sock Yarn Blanket, pattern by Frankie Brown

Made with various sock yarn scraps I “produced” myself or received in swaps etc.

3mm needle

Give Away

Winner announced! Please watch the episode to find out if you won. 😉

To the lovely winner: Please get in touch with me and PM me your address!

Thank you to all the lovely people who took part and thank you to lovely Cathy for providing the bag!

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hexchen handmade podcast – episode 12

Welcome to episode 12 of the podcast! Shownotes – as usual – can be found down here. Please scroll downf or the give away which is still running! 🙂

Contact info

hexchen on Ravelry, hexeklein on Instagram, blog can be found here at http://hexchen.net, Ravelry group for this podcast: hexchen handmade podcast

Finished Objects

Double Heelix Socks, pattern by Jeny Staiman

made with Schibot Garne Bot Socks in “Somewhere over the Rainbow”, 420m/100g (75% wool, 25% nylon) and West Yorkshire Spinners Signature 4 ply in “Cherry Drop”, 400m/100g (75% wool, 25% nylon)

2.5mm needle

What I’m working on

Geek Socks, pattern by Wei S. Leong

made with Stray Cat Socks Sefl Striping Yarn in “Aotearoa”, 400mm/100g (75% wool, 25% nylon) and Schachenmayr Regia 4-fädig solid colors in Knallfrosch co. no. 6613, 420m/100g (75% wool, 25% nylon)

2.5mm needle

The Meadow Mystery Blanket CAL, pattern by Garnstudio DROPS Design

made with Garnstudio DROPS Belle in co. no. 12 “Cherry Red”, 14 “Light Blue”, 6 “Silver”, 11 “Dusky Pink” and 13 “Dark Denim Blue”, 120/50g (53% cotton, 33% viscose, 14% linen)

3mm hook

Stash Enhancements

Nicole C. Méndez Ringel Sockenwolle in the April Club Colour, 400m/100g (75% wool, 25% nylon)

Garnstudio DROPS Belle in co. no. 12 “Cherry Red”, 14 “Light Blue”, 6 “Silver”, 11 “Dusky Pink” and 13 “Dark Denim Blue”, 120/50g (53% cotton, 33% viscose, 14% linen) – reordered so I won’t run out of yarn for the blanket

GIVE AWAY!

The give away for this bag made by Cathy/willowisland is still running

giveawaybag2

I’ve set up a Google form for you. Just use the link

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1_ml-sLaZRRJoSRSGrNXce8bOqDVKBOBw9r8fU-YAMtU/viewform

answer the question and please leave a nickname so I can announce you on the podcast.

Closing date is the 11th May 2016, 7pm CEST (Central European Summer Time/UTC+2).

The winner will be announced on the podcast episode following the closing date and drawn via random number generator. Please sign up only once to keep it fair.

The question: What is your favourite memory concerning handcrafts (whatever you do, knitting, crochet…)?

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hexchen handmade podcast – episode 11 + Give Away

Welcome to episode 11! To celebrate the tens I’ve set up a little give away. Please scroll down and find out how to enter. 🙂

Contact info

hexchen on Ravelry, hexeklein on Instagram, blog can be found here at http://hexchen.net, Ravelry group for this podcast: hexchen handmade podcast

What I’m working on

Geek Socks, pattern by Wei S. Leong

made with Stray Cat Socks Sefl Striping Yarn in “Aotearoa”, 400mm/100g (75% wool, 25% nylon) and Schachenmayr Regia 4-fädig solid colors in Knallfrosch co. no. 6613, 420m/100g (75% wool, 25% nylon)

2.5mm needle

Double Heelix Socks, pattern by Jeny Staiman

made with Schibot Garne Bot Socks in “Somewhere over the Rainbow”, 420m/100g (75% wool, 25% nylon) and West Yorkshire Spinners Signature 4 ply in “Cherry Drop”, 400m/100g (75% wool, 25% nylon)

2.5mm needle

The Meadow Mystery Blanket CAL, pattern by Garnstudio DROPS Design

made with Garnstudio DROPS Belle in co. no. 12 “Cherry Red”, 14 “Light Blue”, 6 “Silver”, 11 “Dusky Pink” and 13 “Dark Denim Blue”, 120/50g (53% cotton, 33% viscose, 14% linen)

3mm hook

Stash Enhancements

Nicole C. Méndez Ringel Sockenwolle in the March Club Colour, 400m/100g (75% wool, 25% nylon)

Garnstudio DROPS Belle in co. no. 12 “Cherry Red”, 14 “Light Blue”, 6 “Silver”, 11 “Dusky Pink” and 13 “Dark Denim Blue”, 120/50g (53% cotton, 33% viscose, 14% linen)

Garnstudio DROPS Fabel in 111 “Mustard”, 102 “Pink”, 106 “Red” and 108 “Royal Blue”, 205m/50g (75% wool, 25% nylon)

Wolle Rödel Sport- und Strumpfwolle Classic 4-fach in 16996 „Purple“, 16947 „Green“ and 16965 „Yellow“, 210m/50g (75% wool, 25% nylon)

Schoppel-Wolle Crazy Zauberball in 2254 Wolke 8, 420m/100g (75% wool, 25% nylon)

GIVE AWAY!

I’m giving away this bag made by Cathy/willowisland.

giveawaybag2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I’ve set up a Google form for you. Just use the link

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1_ml-sLaZRRJoSRSGrNXce8bOqDVKBOBw9r8fU-YAMtU/viewform

answer the question and please leave a nickname so I can announce you on the podcast.

Closing date is the 11th May 2016, 7pm CEST (Central European Summer Time).

The winner will be announced on the podcast episode following the closing date and drawn via random number generator. Please sign up only once to keep it fair.

The question: What is your favourite memory concerning handcrafts (whatever you do, knitting, crochet…)?

If you want to share your answer with us, please comment here. 🙂

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hexchen handmade podcast – episode 10

Welcome to episode 10 already!

Contact info

hexchen on Ravelry, hexeklein on Instagram, blog can be found here at http://hexchen.net, Ravelry group for this podcast: hexchen handmade podcast

Finished Objects shown

Socks with an improvised cable pattern

made with Nicole C. Méndez Ringel Sockenwolle in the February Club Colour, 400m/100g (75% wool, 25% nylon) and a mini from her Mini Skein Club

Heel done with help of this website: Heels by numbers

2.5mm needle

What I’m working on

Geek Socks, pattern by Wei S. Leong

made with Stray Cat Socks Sefl Striping Yarn in “Aotearoa”, 400mm/100g (75% wool, 25% nylon) and Schachenmayr Regia 4-fädig solid colors in Knallfrosch co. no. 6613, 420m/100g (75% wool, 25% nylon)

2.5mm needle

Magrathea, pattern by Martina Behm

made with WOLLkenschaf Merino Mix in “Alfons”, 400m/100g (75% merino, 25% nylon)

3mm needle

Double Heelix Socks, pattern by Jeny Staiman

made with Schibot Garne Bot Socks in “Somewhere over the Rainbow”, 420m/100g (75% wool, 25% nylon) and West Yorkshire Spinners Signature 4 ply in “Cherry Drop”, 400m/100g (75% wool, 25% nylon)

2.5mm needle

Mail

Two lovely packages.

Bling your String Twist Sock in “Garden Speckle”, 326m/100g (80% wool, 20% nylon)

She added in lots of other goodies, thank you Moira!

yarn she sent me: SweetGeorgia Yarns Tough Love Sock in “Missouri Sky”, 388m/115g (80% merino, 20% nylon)

Plymouth Yarn Happy Feet 100 Splash in “Crayon”, 351m/100g (90% merino, 10% nylon)

3 balls of Berroco Kodiak in “Yupik”, “Frost” and “Alpine”, 115m/50g (61% baby alpaca, 24% nylon, 15% merino)

She too added in lots of goodies including two project bags!

Chatter

I’m thinking of setting up a giveaway for the smaller bad Cathy made but still have to figure out how I can include the viewers who are not on ravelry. Do you have an idea?

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