hexchen handmade podcast – episode 2

Welcome to my podcast – the second episode can be found here via Youtube. Shownotes are below.

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

Special thanks

Karin, gehirnlos22 on Instagram, who became my very first fan on Youtube

Anja, anjalovesknits in Instagram, who became my second fan on Youtube

Catherine (sevenfirs), Julia (humbug_watson), Kerstin (IG: nemesis_sieht, Rav: nemesis) and Amy (IG: yokohamayomama, Rav: amyoyokohama) for encouraging me on InstagramB

and my dear friend Lisa (froginette) from my former knitting group! I miss you all a lot!

Carolien, kralalien, for introducing herself and the Ravelry group, who also has a podcast I totally forgot to mention – Colourful Creativity podcast

Stefanie Bold, who designed socks I have been knitting and left a comment on the episode thread

Jude, JudastarWolfe, for introducing herself on the Ravelry group

Finished Objects shown

Emerging Cable Socks, pattern by Stefanie Bold, published in Sockupied Fall 2012
made with Lang Yarns Jawoll Magic Dégradé in colour no. 66 (berries), 400m/100g (75% wool, 25% nylon), 2.25mm needle

Baa-ble Hat, by Donna Smith, designed for Shetland Wool Week 2015, made with Sandnes Garn Peer Gynt in white, black, green and heathered brown, 90m/50g (100% Norwegian wool), brim 3.5mm needle, body 4.5mm needle

Ordered from Holst Garn, http://www.holst-garn.de

What I’m working on

Overpass shawl, pattern by Cindy Garland
made with WOLLkenshaf 4-ply Merino in Grafit, 400m/100g (100% wool) and BAERENWOLLE BAERENfluff in „One of a BAER“ orange-yellow, 360m/100g (100% ultrafine merino), 4mm needle

Flying Geese socks, pattern by Lacey Volk, published in knitty
made with scrap sock yarn from my stash and mom’s, 2.5mm needles

If you want to join in with making socks for refugees or also homeless people, please check your local community if there are institutions collecting clothing. For Hamburg this can be found here: http://zusammenschmeissen.de/

Flickenteppich, mitered square blanket inspired by Luanns Loose Thread’s description, made with scrap yarns from various projects, 2,5mm needle

Ten Stitch Blanket, pattern by Frankie Brown, made with scraps from various sock yarns from my stash and swaps, 3mm needle

Stash Enhancements/ Mail Day

Sandnes Garn Peer Gynt in white, black, green and heathered brown, 90m/50g (100% Norwegian wool)

Life in the Long Grass Fine Sock in Farmgate, 425m/100g (75% merino, 25% nylon)

 Stray Cat Socks Self Striping Yarn in Aotearoa, 400m/100g (75% wool, 25% nylon)

Nicole C. Méndez Mini Skein Club October 2015 shipment, in solids/semisolids, sock yarn base 400m/100g (75% wool, 25% nylon), 10 mini skeins, 10g each

 Chitty Chatter

Boardgames: UNO, Mensch ärgere dich nicht (Ludo), Trivial Pursuit, Junta, Phase 10

Podcasts/people mentioned:

Generals Waste Knits – Julia

Colourful Creativity Podcast – Carolien

The KnittingDen – Denise

Project Bag by JibbyRooSews

Blocking Wires by Lazadas

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