Entries by nscalessa

KristiKnitz Explains Why YOU Should Attend the Symposium

Dear Fellow Knitters and Crocheters: The Wisconsin Historical Society and the Yarn Group of TNNA have enabled us to hold an historic and important gathering to explore the why’s and wherefore’s of creating a place to preserve knitters’ and crocheters’ heritage and legacy.  I met with the first person to register for the event, KristiKnitz (as she is known on Ravelry).  When […]

REGISTRATION IS LIVE!!!! Join us for the Symposium – Knitting Heritage Museum: A Work in Progress, Madison, WI Nov. 8-10, 2012

Join us for the Symposium – Knitting Heritage Museum: A Work in Progress, Madison, WI Nov. 8-10, 2012 Join us for the first symposium in support of establishing of a Knitting Heritage Museum, to be held in Madison, WI Nov. 8-10, 2012. Co-hosted with the Wisconsin Historical Society, Ellsworth Brown, Director, and funded in part by […]

The World Needs a Knitting Museum

As an addicted knitter and crocheter, lover of textiles and enthusiastic visitor of museums, I have frequently attempted to combine my passions.  Repeated disappointments have long caused some serious musing: Why are knitting and crochet so often treated like the illegitimate stepchild, the crossed-eyed cousin concealed in the attic?  As I have plunged into the […]