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  • 01:20

    Craftsy Inc. CEO, John Levisay

    in Hobbies

    Americans spend more than $29 billion a year on crafting, according to the Craft & Hobby Association. Seizing upon this is Craftsy, a Colorado-based tech company that offers interactive online video classes on cooking and crafting, now watched by around 3 million viewers.


    Launched in 2010, the booming online school pulled in revenue of $23 million in 2013, pushing it into the number 19 spot on Forbes America’s Most Promising Companies. From their offices in Denver, Co. CEO John Levisay joins Marly Bird to talk about Craftsy and how it has grown since the last time he was on the show. 



    Find our more about Marly at www.MarlyBird.com 


    Sponsored by:



    Knitter's Magazine
    Craftsy
    LoLo by Bar-Maids
    Decade by Drew Emborsky
    Bijou Basin Ranch
    KnitCrate
    Erin.Lane Bags
    Kristin Omdahl Bamboo So Fine
    Buffalo Wool Co.
    Green Mountain Spinnery

  • 00:45

    Yarn Thing SPONSOR Buffalo Wool Co.

    in Hobbies

    Marly Bird welcomes back to Yarn Thing Ron and Theresa Miskin of Buffalo Wool Co, to share all the cool things on happening in 2015.


    Listen Live for chance to win great prizes!



    Stay up to date with the Yarn Thing podcast with the App available on iTunes and for Droid.
    Find our more about Marly at www.MarlyBird.com or follow her on facebook


    Sponsored by:



    Knitter's Magazine
    Craftsy
    LoLo by Bar-Maids
    Decade by Drew Emborsky
    Bijou Basin Ranch
    KnitCrate
    Erin.Lane Bags
    Kristin Omdahl Bamboo So Fine
    Buffalo Wool Co.
    Green Mountain Spinnery

  • 00:51

    Kismet Andrews, of Bar-maids NEW Yarn Thing Sponsor

    in Hobbies

    Owner of Bar-Maids joins Marly to talk about her wonderful company. Plus, Lo-Lo by Bar-Maids is a new sponsor of the show!


    Listen Live for chance to win great prizes!



    Stay up to date with the Yarn Thing podcast with the App available on iTunes and for Droid.

    Find our more about Marly at www.MarlyBird.com or follow her on facebook


    Sponsored by:



    Knitter's Magazine

    Craftsy

    LoLo by Bar-Maids

    Decade by Drew Emborsky

    Bijou Basin Ranch

    KnitCrate

    Erin.Lane Bags

    Kristin Omdahl Bamboo So Fine

    Buffalo Wool Co.

    Green Mountain Spinnery

  • 00:50

    Sivia Harding, Knitting Designer, Teacher

    in Hobbies

    Sivia Harding has worked with fiber art ever since she can remember. She learned how to knit in the year 2000 and almost immediately, began to design. She has been widely published in books and collections, including Jared Flood’s Wool People series and online magazines such as Twist Collective and Knitty. She is known as an enthusiastic, warm instructor. She feels she gets the better part of the bargain. 


    Listen Live for chance to win great prizes!



    Stay up to date with the Yarn Thing podcast with the App available on iTunes and for Droid.
    Find our more about Marly at www.MarlyBird.com or follow her on facebook


    Sponsored by:



    Knitter's Magazine
    Craftsy
    LoLo by Bar-Maids
    Decade by Drew Emborsky
    Bijou Basin Ranch
    KnitCrate
    Erin.Lane Bags
    Kristin Omdahl Bamboo So Fine
    Buffalo Wool Co.
    Green Mountain Spinnery

  • 01:04

    Skacel Collection, Chuck Wilmesher

    in Hobbies

    Chuck Wilmesher is the Director of New Product Research and Development for Skacel Collection. Skacel makes and distributes yarns under the HiKoo label – currently 18 GREAT yarns and growing.  Skacel also distributes the addi line of needles – which are made in Germany.  They also distribute yarn brands from Europe including Schulana, Schoppel and Zitron.


    Listen Live for chance to win great prizes!



    Stay up to date with the Yarn Thing podcast with the App available on iTunes and for Droid.
    Find our more about Marly at www.MarlyBird.com or follow her on facebook


    Sponsored by:



    Knitter's Magazine
    Craftsy
    LoLo by Bar-Maids
    Decade by Drew Emborsky
    Bijou Basin Ranch
    KnitCrate
    Erin.Lane Bags
    Kristin Omdahl Bamboo So Fine
    Buffalo Wool Co.
    Green Mountain Spinnery

  • 01:17

    The Knitmore Girls Podcast

    in Hobbies

    The Knitmore Girls Podcast and the Yarn Thing Podcast with Marly Bird come together for this special episode as part of the Podcaster November. 


    Listen Live for chance to win great prizes!



    Stay up to date with the Yarn Thing podcast with the App available on iTunes and for Droid.
    Find our more about Marly at www.MarlyBird.com or follow her on facebook


    Sponsored by:



    Knitter's Magazine
    Craftsy
    Indian Lake Artisans
    Decade by Drew Emborsky
    Bijou Basin Ranch
    KnitCrate
    Kristin Omdahl Bamboo So Fine
    Buffalo Wool Co.
    Green Mountain Spinnery

  • 00:52

    Stephannie Tallent Knitting Expert and Author

    in Hobbies

    Stephannie Tallent Knitting Expert and Author will be joining Marly on the podcast to talk about her new book! 


    Listen Live for chance to win great prizes!



    Stay up to date with the Yarn Thing podcast with the App available on iTunes and for Droid.
    Find our more about Marly at www.MarlyBird.com or follow her on facebook


    Sponsored by:



    Knitter's Magazine
    Craftsy
    Indian Lake Artisans
    Fiesta Yarns
    Decade by Drew Emborsky
    Love of Knitting
    Love of Crochet
    Bijou Basin Ranch
    KnitCrate
    Buffalo Wool Co.
    Green Mountain Spinnery

  • 00:43

    Jen Lucas

    in Hobbies

    Special Guest Jen Lucas joins me to talk about her new book and her adventure into the yarn industry.  


    Listen Live for chance to win great prizes!


     



    Like this podcast? Be sure to leave a comment/review on iTunes to let other know about it!
    Stay up to date with the Yarn Thing podcast with the App available on iTunes and for Droid.
    Find our more about Marly at www.MarlyBird.com or follow her on facebook at www.facebook.com/marlybird


    This podcast is sponsored by: Knitter's Magazine, Craftsy.com, Fiesta Yarns, Drew Emborsky, Love of Knitting, Love of Crochet, Indian Lake Artisans and Bijou Basin Ranch.

  • 00:47

    Eunny Jang

    in Hobbies

    Special Guest Eunny Jang joins Marly. Eunny goes from knititng blogger to Interweave Knits editor to TV show host to sewing editor at Craftsy! Learn about her journey. 


    Listen Live for chance to win great prizes!



    Stay up to date with the Yarn Thing podcast with the App available on iTunes and for Droid.
    Find our more about Marly at www.MarlyBird.com or follow her on facebook


    Sponsored by:



    Knitter's Magazine
    Craftsy
    Indian Lake Artisans
    Fiesta Yarns
    Decade by Drew Emborsky
    Love of Knitting
    Love of Crochet
    Bijou Basin Ranch

  • 00:40

    Arkansas Fiber Arts Extravaganza

    in Hobbies

    Special Guest Anne Bean joins Marly to talk about the Arkansas Fiber Arts Extravaganza: http://www.arfiberartsextravaganza.com/
    Listen Live for chance to win great prizes!
    Stay up to date with the Yarn Thing podcast with the App available on iTunes and for Droid. Find our more about Marly at www.MarlyBird.com or follow her on facebook Sponsored by: Knitter's Magazine Craftsy Indian Lake Artisans Fiesta Yarns Decade by Drew Emborsky Love of Knitting Love of Crochet Bijou Basin Ranch

  • 00:46

    KnitCrate

    in Hobbies

    Special Guest Andrea from KnitCrate joins Marly Bird to talk about her fantastic company.  Listen Live for chance to win great prizes!
     
    Like this podcast? Be sure to leave a comment/review on iTunes to let other know about it! Stay up to date with the Yarn Thing podcast with the App available on iTunes and for Droid. Find our more about Marly at www.MarlyBird.com or follow her on facebook at www.facebook.com/marlybird This podcast is sponsored by: Knitter's Magazine, Craftsy.com, Fiesta Yarns, Indian Lake Artisans, Decade by Drew Emborsky, Love of Knitting, Love of Crochet and Bijou Basin Ranch.