In Others’ Words

Interviews, reviews of classes, news from others’ blogs:

February 2015

Interview- Marly Bird’s Yarn Thing Podcast

I was a guest on the show. It’s always fun talking with Marly!

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September 2013

Make Your Handspun Yarn Go Far

Interweave Spinning Daily, by Anne Merrow.

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Stitches Knitting Events

Stitches, XRX Books, Knitters Magazine, interviews the teachers.

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July 2013

Knitting Socks that Fit

On Azurea Socks and fitting ample ankles. Interweave Knitting Daily,  by Kathleen Cubley.

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May 2012

Twist Collective Blog

Background for designing Lingonberry Socks.

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Robin Hunter’s knitting blog

Robin interviews Lorilee.

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Montreal Zen blog, by Mitali Ruths

Mitali knits an adorable Elizabeth Zimmerman Baby Surprise Jacket with a little help from Lorilee’s tutorials on youtube. When Lorilee made the one used in the video demo, she decided to add one eyelet row. Mitali uses it here- cute!

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TT820 knitting blog, by Janelle Wertzberger

Janelle knits the Our Paths Cross socks.

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March 2012

TT820 knitting blog, by Janelle Wertzberger

Thistle and Forest sock knitting.

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February 2012

knitoutsidethebox blog, by Karen Catlin

Knitting Faster. Karen takes a continental knitting class from Lorilee at a Stitches event.

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February 2012

Interweave Knits Knitting Daily blog, by Anne Merrow

Lorilee Beltman on Designing Our Paths Cross Sock Pattern. Read it here.

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January 2012

Phoebe on the Road / Slate Falls Press blog, by Joanna

Sockupied, Spring 2012.

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Interweave Knits Knitting Daily blog, by Kathleen Cubley

Five Great Things About Sock Knitting.

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September 2011

jesknits blog, by Jo Ellen

Continental knitting. A sweet thank you.

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August 2011

Cast On podcast with Brenda Dayne

Episode 100: In My Craft. Brenda knits Lorilee’s Felted Loafer Slippers.

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Interweave Knits Knitting Daily blog, by Kathleen Cubley

Summiting the Sock Mountain. Kathleen takes a class from Lorilee.

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July 2011

TT820 knitting blog, by Janelle Wertzberger

Plaid socks class at Sock Summit 2011.

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June 2011

52 Weeks, 52 Hats blog by Aimee

Ramona lace hat.

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Knitter’s Mercantile blog

Felted Loafer Slipper Class at Knitters Connection.

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August 2009

Quiddity blog

Review of Seismic Sock class at Sock Summit, Portland, OR.

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Note: the remaining links refer to Lorilee’s former shop City Knitting, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

August 2009

Sock Summit, Portland Oregon

Oregon Public Radio’s Thinking Out Loud host interviewed Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, Tina Newton, Cat Bordhi and others the morning before the Sock Summit began. The program gives some interesting insights into the industry. Listen carefully, Cat praises the City Knitting community. listen to the interview here Click the little arrow under “Joy of Knitting.”

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March 2009

“Ernie” builds some hats

Grand Rapids Press’ Tom Rademacher interviews a City Knitting regular identified as “Ernie”, but we know better. “Ernie” crochets for charity, hanging warm hats in trees in the Heartside District. Read about his hat-building here.

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February 2009

…sittin’ in a tree, K-N-I-T-T-I-N-G

large_knit.jpg Press Photo/Dave Raczkowski

Read their story here.

Update 2013: And now there’s a baby!!

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May 2006

Herman Miller’s See Magazine

Read the article here.