“Center for Knit and Crochet” is Born!

November 8-10, 2012 Dateline: Madison, WI. One of the illustrious participants wrote about last weekend’s Symposium for Exploring the Feasibility of Establishing a Knit and Crochet Museum and the Wisconsin Book Festival. Since I am still …

Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda . . . . .

Before i launch into my apology to crocheters, i want to acknowledge and thank fellow bloggers who have discussed the Knit and Crochet Heritage project on their blogs. Thanks to Susan Anderson of Itty Bitty Knits, Crochet Insider, Dora Ohrenstein,…

Are You On the Fence About Whether to Attend the Symposium?

The symposium, during which we will talk about whether there should be a knit and crochet heritage museum, what that might look like, and next steps to take, is bearing down on us. I wasn’t really thinking about its proximity to the 2012…

Trisha Malcolm of Vogue Knitting and Jack Blumenthal of Lion Brand to Speak

I am so excited that Trisha Malcolm’s , VP and Editorial Director of Vogue Knitting, has accepted our invitation to speak at the Symposium, the panel is complete. Trisha was one of the first yarn industry leaders to respond enthusiastically…

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’…

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…

Knitting Heritage Museum Symposium Registration Opens This Week

Tonight I am struggling to finish up the online registration system we will be using to enroll folks in the Symposium: Knitting Heritage Museum: A Work in Progress! to be held Nov. 8-10, Madison, WI Thanks goodness for our founding sponsor: The…

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…