hexchen handmade podcast – episode 4

Welcome to my podcast – the fourth 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

Finished Objects shown

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

2.5mm needles

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 and 5mm needle

What I’m working on

Sugar Plum Fairy Blended Roving from SpinCity (formerly and on ravelry still SpinCityUK on Etsy and now with her own shop),

about 18g/42m, 2ply

Meristem mittens, pattern by Maria Montzka

made with BAERENWOLLE BAERENfluff in „One of a BAER“ orange-yellow, 360m/100g (100% ultrafine merino), size 7.5”

2.5mm needle

The Doodler: Westknits Mystery Shawl KAL 2015, pattern by Stephen West

made with:

Colour A: Schibot Garne Soft Socks in “Japanese Garden”, 400m/100g (80% merino, 20 nylon)

Colour B: Malabrigo Yarn Mechita in Natural, 384m/100g (100% merino superwash), singly ply

Colour C: Madelintosh tosh merino light in Fragrant, 384m/100g (100% merino), single ply

3.5mm needle

Stash Enhancements/ Mail Day

Schibot Garne Soft Socks in “Japanese Garden”, 400m/100g (80% merino, 20 nylon)

Nicole C. Méndez Ringel Sockenwolle (stripy sock yarn) in #176 orange, pink and white, 400m/100g (75% wool, 25% nylon)

Nicole C. Méndez Mini Skein Club November 2015 shipment, in speckles and handpainted colours, sock yarn base 400m/100g (75% wool, 25% nylon), 10 mini skeins, 10g each

Hamburger Wollfabrik Merino/Nylon 11 ply in gray/blond/brown, about 165m/100g (90% merino, 10% nylon)

I decided how many plies there would be so it’s not in the ravelry database.

Knitting Plans

Chance of Snow cardigan, pattern by Elena Nodel

Pouch with a Union Jack theme and Union Jack buttons

Sandbank hat, pattern by Justyna Lorkowska

Socks for the Year of Socks 2016 KAL hosted by Nicole C. Méndez in her group on ravelry

Podcasts mentioned:

Knitting in Stitches podcast – hosted by Moira (moclell)


Do you have any plans of finished Christmas knitting?

What are your knitting plans for the season and the winter?

Do you have a similar tradition as the lighting candles on a “Adventskranz” and adding one more candle each Sunday before Christmas?

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