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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Lindsey Martin started Erin.Lane Bags with her mother based on the idea that necessity is the mother of all invention. Lisa and Lindsey developed products based on customer needs and feedback, sewed on the weekends mom's spare room with one sewing machine and one iron. Erin.Lane bags continues as Lindsey has left teaching behind in August to create her wonderful product and now sponsors the Yarn Thing podcast with Marly Bird! 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 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
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Distributors of some of the best yarn in the industry, Wesminter Fibers is a power player in this game :-) 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... more

You know and love her...Mary Beth Temple is back to tell us about her newest book Curvy Girl Crochet. 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... more

Cap Sease of Guilford, Connecticut, has been knitting since childhood. She is also a weaver, quilter, and basket maker. Her love of using her hands led to a career in conservation, and she has extensive experience as a conservator on... more

With her first adventure in to self publishing, Hunter Hammersen has hit the mark! The book, The Knitter's Curiosity Cabinet, is full of patterns drawn from vintage botanical prints. Each print is used for 2 patterns, 1 for a sock and 1 for... more

Soak Wash Inc. designs, markets and distributes Soak, the leading liquid laundry soap for delicates. Soak also provides consumers with a range of secondary products which support the company philosophy of caring for the washables you... more

Passion and a giving heart can be found in a little girl from Kentucky. Cee Cee wanted to do something to help tornado victims in Joplin, Missouri so she decided to knit elephants that we could send to the kids there. Join Marly as she talks... more

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
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