Interview with a Yarn Lover: Marly Bird

Crocheters, knitters, crafters – we have a few things in common. I think one of the main things are health and wellness benefits we get from engaging in our favorite hobbies. The other thing – a deep and abiding love of yarn!

Recently, I got the chance to chat with one of the most famous yarn lovers around these parts – Red Heart National Spokesperson Marly Bird! We talked about yarn of course, but we also talked a bit about how helpful and therapeutic it can be!

Marly Bird, National Spokesperson for Red Heart Yarn

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Designers I Adore | Meet Edie Eckman! By Guest Blogger: Salena Baca

By Salena Baca, on behalf of the Design Wars Challenge

As the founder and host of the Design Wars Challenge, I’m always looking to put a spotlight on the best our crochet community has to offer! This week I’m really proud to share designer, author and professional instructor, Edie Eckman! Continue reading “Designers I Adore | Meet Edie Eckman! By Guest Blogger: Salena Baca”

Getting to Know Our Designers: Julie Farmer and Marianne Forrestal

What in the world would we do without talented designers?! They offer their creative talents so that we can in turn enjoy crocheting or knitting our own unique projects. Even after many years of yarn addiction (more years than I like to admit), I am constantly amazed at how a ball of yarn can become so many different and beautiful things. Here are interviews with two of our best designers who have mastered the design process. Continue reading “Getting to Know Our Designers: Julie Farmer and Marianne Forrestal”