Entries by CKC Board

Center for Knit and Crochet Seeks Board Member

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 13, 2022 Center for Knit and Crochet Seeks Board Member Do you want to preserve the history and shape the future of knitting and crochet?   The Center for Knit and Crochet (CKC) is seeking an organized individual to serve on its board of directors to help lead CKC’s growth and development […]

In the Loop, August 2022

It’s “Back to School” in September, but we are holding onto summer for a few more days!  We’ve really enjoyed celebrating the National Park Service’s 106th Birthday during August with posts on social media featuring National Park Service Ranger Hailey Burley’s inventive, humorous, and informative crochet patterns.  Extend your vacation mindset over the Labor Day Weekend, grab […]

In the Loop, July 2022

July Highlights Sharing the news, and some easy activities and links for those precious, quiet hours. Annual Membership Promotion Ends Tonight! During July, CKC’s Annual Membership is $8, and Sustaining Membership is $28. That’s it! And it comes with so many benefits! A free pattern, supporting a great cause, and much more. So go ahead […]

In the Loop, June 2022

Meet CKC’s New Directors CKC elected two new Directors at the Annual Meeting on May 4, 2022. Please join us in welcoming Kerry Kaleba and Carol Slotkin! Kerry Kaleba of Virginia brings arts management experience to CKC to help support and develop new public programs and exhibitions.   Kerry began her fiber journey as an overly enthusiastic […]

In the Loop, May 2022

CKC Elects New Directors CKC elected two new Directors at the Annual Meeting on May 4, 2022. Please join us in welcoming Carol and Kerry! Carol Slotkin of New York returns to CKC’s Board after a brief hiatus to assist with communications initiatives, including CKC’s Newsletter. Kerry Kaleba of Virginia brings arts management experience to […]

In the Loop, April 2022

ANNOUNCING “Mystery May” CKC is bringing back Mystery May!  “Established in 2009 by Booklist, which is part of the American Library Association, Mystery Month highlights all things mysterious,” according to CelebratePictureBooks.com. During the month of May, CKC takes this remit seriously, with mystery stitches, mysteries for you to solve, and more, all knitting- or crochet-related.  Last […]

In the Loop, March 2022

Craft Community Unites to Support Ukraine by Claire Levesque  Margaret Mead wrote: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”   With this quotation in mind, I was inspired to share some of the creative ways knitters and crocheters are expressing […]

Center for Knit and Crochet Seeks Board Members

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 26, 2022; Updated March 14, 2022 Center for Knit and Crochet, Inc. Seeks Board Members – Call for Applications   Do you want to preserve the history and shape the future of knitting and crochet?     The Center for Knit and Crochet (CKC) is seeking two new directors to help lead […]

In the Loop, February 2022

Dear CKC Members and Donors: We are sorry to announce that Kay Simmons and Mary Claire Phillips will both be stepping down from CKC’s Board of Directors following the 2022 Annual Meeting on May 4, 2022.  Kay hopes to spend more time traveling with her husband now that they are both retired, and Mary Claire […]

In the Loop, January 2022

Dear CKC Members and Donors In November 2022, CKC will turn ten!  We are proud of shepherding an idea into an online museum for knitting and crochet, and we look forward to celebrating our anniversary year with you, from November 2022 – November 2023!   We especially thank you for your support.  You have helped us reach […]