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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Rachel Scheller is an associate editor with F+W Media's Craft team. She "fell down the knitting rabbit hole" in 2007 and has been crazy about yarn and needles ever since. She knits intricate lace shawls, practical sweaters, and whimsical... more

Special guest Stephen West is joining me for the show to talk about everything he has accomplished in his few years of knitting and what he has planned next. Listen Live for a chance to win great prizes! *Stay up to date on the Yarn Thing... more

A friend of the Yarn Thing Podcast and super talent Robyn Chachula joins us to talk about her new book. This visual encyclopedia features instruction for 300 crochet stitch patterns, from basic stitches to crocheting cables, lace and... more

Special guest Rachael Herron will join me on the show to talk about her knitting, her cat and her adcenture into the world of author! An excerpt from her twitter feed: Rachael Herron: Author of A LIFE IN STITCHES, a memoir,... more

The 6th stop in the awesome Contemporary Irish Knits blog tour is right here on the Yarn Thing Podcast! Carol does amazing work and I am excited to talk with her about her new book. You can find more about Carol @... more

Start with two regular guys from the country, add a love of all things food and cooking, mix in some mind-blowing small space gardening skills and a penchant for fashion design and what you get is the can-do duo of the Shibaguyz. From... more

You know her as the amazing host of the Knit and Crochet NOW tv show and the former editor of Crochet Today Magazine. Now, Brett Bara is taking her craftyness to another level and another genre with her new book Sewing in a Straight... more

Get Hooked on Tunisian Crochet, Nature's Wrapture, and Ocean Breezes are three wonderful books and I have the privledge of getting to talk to the designer herself! Sheryl Thies has been on my "I want to have that person on my show"... more

Do you love crafting - knitting, quilting, stitching, scrapbooking and crocheting. The products by Knit Happy are designed to be functional, affordable and fun to use for all crafters. They are reminders of what you would rather be doing. I... more

A dear friend of mine and a wonderfully tallented designer joins me for the show to talk about her new book Go Crochet! Ellen jumped onto the crochet scene around the same I did and the minute we became met I knew I had found a... more
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