JuneSisters Audio Podcast, Episode 1:  Make it Lovely

Show Notes for the January 8, 2017 Episode

Click on the audio player below to listen!

You can find me on

Instagram @ debihassler

Facebook @ Debi Graham Hassler

@ JuneSisters


Email:  junesisterspodcast@yahoo.com

My first knitting, more than 45 years ago.

Paton’s Kroy Socks in the Grey Brown Marl colorway.

Debi’s Vanilla Socks.

Germany knits:  Precious Cowl by Nadia Crétin-Léchenne, Pebbles Socks by Mina Philipp, Crofthoose Hat by Ella Gordon, Sockhead Hat for Chief by Kelly McClure, and Pup Tent Hat and cowl (adapted by me) for Cameron by Catherine Gamroth.

Messy Bun Hat by Melanie K. Ham.  Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick and Quick in the Blackstone colorway.

Tiny Christmas Hat Ornament by Debi Hassler.

Kork Nisse Knit by Jennifer Edwards.

Schoppel Wolle Zauberball Crazy in the Frische Fische colorway (which means “fresh fish” 😜).
Little Bobbins Knits Christmas Eve Cast On #lbkchristmasevesocks2016.

Purl Soho Lovely Ribbed Cowl.  Kraemer Yarns Naturally Nazareth in the Hickory colorway.  “Thanks” #kraemeryarns for the shoutout on Instagram!

Chief’s Hemingway Cowl.
Kromski drop spindles.

Hygge: a Danish and Norwegian word with a unique definition, although very similar to Gemütlichkeit. Hygge as a noun includes a feeling, a social atmosphere, and an action. It includes something nice, cozy, safe, and known. The word is more than a physical state, instead the Danish and Norwegian word focus on a psychological state. Hygge is a state where all psychological needs are in balance.

Fringe Association
Never Not Knitting
Debi’s Blog from Germany

Me and Chief atop the dome of the Frauenkirche in Dresden, Germany.

Music by MaxKo Music, licensed by Envato Market.

Audio engineering assistance was provided by Eric Hassler, aka Chief.



  1. Debi – I love your first podcast! Your idea of scrapbook knitting totally resonates with me! You ask what knitting does for me? 🙂 I enjoyed knitting in class with you for the joy of learning something new! I am more comfortable embroidering – but I have been challenged by my knitting friends to get the needles out again and give purling another try! 🙂

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