The Lion Brand team takes a trip to Etsy Labs in Brooklyn to get the scoop of the people behind Etsy.com, a marketplace for all things handmade. Liz and Zontee talk to Etsy’s Matthew Stinchcomb, Charles Smith, and Mary Andrews (knitter, seller, and Lion Brand fan) about the story behind this cool website, as well as tips on how you too can be a seller.
Check out a special interview with Vanna White, Lion Brand’s spokesperson for over 13 years, on the Storque, Etsy’s newsletter.
Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life – Liz and Zontee talk about how to customize projects with colors, the meanings of colors, and color-focused patterns. Patterns discussed are:
To share your thoughts, post a comment on the blog, email to yarncraft [at] lionbrand [dot] com! We may even feature you in an upcoming episode! Answer this week’s question: what are some ways you’ve customized projects? For our next episode, share with us stories about teaching your children to knit or crochet!
Theme music is “Boy with a Coin” by Iron and Wine, from the PodSafe Music Network.
00:11 Intro and welcome
02:34 Matthew Stinchcomb
08:26 Mary Andrews
14:48 Charles Smith
24:50 Stash This
32:38 Thanks to our guests