Yarn Thing with Marly Bird


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Great guests from the yarn industry, wonderful conversation, and doesn't get much better than this. Join MARLY BIRD, the first crochet podcaster on iTunes, as she hosts a live show every TUESDAY and THURSDAY mornings. The show is and always has been a crochet and knitting podcast since 2007. Find Show Notes, Free Patterns, Class Schedule and my Blog at

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Melissa Gower is the founder of Craft Cruises and has been knitting for over a decade. Melissa does not consider herself to be a knitting expert by any means but surrounds herself with some of the most influential instructors... more

Alasdair Post-Quinn is a lifelong crafter who lives in Cambridge, MA, with his wife and cat. When he's not knitting, he enjoys cooking, fixes computers for Brandeis University, listens to esoteric music, audiobooks, and NPR, and tries to spend... more

"I never imagined it would hurt." Words from Pam Haschke, as she experienced the hair loss side effects of chemotherapy after her cancer diagnosis. Now eight years cancer-free, Pam is the president and founder of Halos of Hope, a... more

Unexpected Afghans by Robyn Chachula is a book full of BEAUTIFUL designs by many of the top designers in the industy. Robyn joins me to talk about the book and some of the great designs. *photo credit Joe Hancock: Damask Afghan by... more

Today is a full product review of the sponsors of the 5th annual Yarn Thing Designer Dinner at TNNA. It was a HUGE hit this year with many wonderful sponsors! Alpaca Yarn Company Buffalo Wool Co Coast and Clark/Red Heart... more

A self-confessed "technique freak" and "skill junkie," JC dabblesin all kinds of knitting, but has a special fondness for texturedknitting and novel construction techniques. If it involves lace,cables, or seamless construction, it's sure to catch... more

Gwen Bortner (@EntrelacQueen) teaches this and many other knitting techniques at workshops and conferences across the country. She's been published in Knitter's Magazine, Creative Knitting and lots of other places. You can find... more

New designer Tabetha Hedrick joins me to talk about how she got started knitting, designing and her new booklet The Crescendo Collection. Tabetha's designs are classic, with distinctly lovely silhouettes, beautiful stitch... more

Jennifer Hansen lives in California's Santa Cruz Mountains where she is a full-time crochet and knit designer, teacher and writer. Her innovative crochet work has been featured in various books, magazines and television shows including... more

– Knit Red, authored by Laura Zander, owner of leading online yarn and fabric retailer, Jimmy Beans Wool is the first book of its kind in the Needlearts industryto mix style and soul with essential heart health education for women... more
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