Entries by Rebecca Keyel

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, 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 […]

In the Loop, December 2021

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year! Thank you for supporting the Center for Knit and Crochet in 2021! We are excited to share that we have met our 2021 end-of-year fundraising goal, thanks to your generosity!   We look forward to celebrating CKC’s 10th Anniversary in 2022 by bringing you new collections, new programs, new opportunities […]

In the Loop, November 2021

November 2021 Warmest Wishes for the Holidays! Preserve & Share Your Holiday Decor While your handmade treasures are on display during the holidays, it’s the perfect time to take some photos and add them to CKC’s Crowdsourced Collection! We invite you to use CKC’s free resources to digitally preserve and share your afghans, blankets, coverlets, […]

In the Loop, October 2021

Happy Halloween from CKC! CKC Board member, Suzann Thompson, added these crocheted doilies to her haunted Halloween decor. Learn more about the black, orange and yellow doily in CKC’s Crowdsourced Collection. Project Knitwell, founded by Carol Caparosa in 2010, provides a proven wellness tool that helps people cope with stressful situations in hospital and community settings. […]

In the Loop, September 2021

New in CKC’s Crowdsourced Collection: Your item? View our new,  short video where Heather Hernandez adds her grandma’s crocheted blanket to CKC’s Crowdsourced Collection in just minutes, and learn how easy it is to add your hand knitted or crocheted treasures, loved items, photographs of makers in your life, and more, for others to enjoy and learn […]

In the Loop, August 2021

CKC Welcomes New and Renewing Members! CKC’s Annual Membership Drive in July was an unqualified success!   Thank you to everyone who participated! We are excited to welcome twenty-one new CKC Members — six Sustaining Members and fifteen Annual Members. We sincerely thank thirteen CKC Members who renewed or extended their memberships during July. Your ongoing […]

In the Loop, July 2021

July is CKC’s Annual Membership Campaign! CKC’s annual Membership Campaign is underway!  If you  want to renew your membership, or give the gift of membership, July is the perfect time to do it!  Through July 31, 2021: — Sustaining Members (formerly Charter Members) can renew for $20, no matter how long ago your membership expired!  — All new and gift […]

In the Loop, June 2021

Happy Pride Month! In June, CKC celebrates Pride Month with this spectacular treasure from CKC’s Crowdsourced Collection — the Rippling Rainbow Shawl by designer and fiber artist Robert Powell, ca. 2000, originally created for Meg Swansen and Elaine Rowley’s notable book, A Gathering of Lace, XRX Books, 2000.  (CKC Crowdsourced Collection #2019.034) Jolie Elder, former CKC Vice President, […]

In the Loop, May 2021

It’s not too late to celebrate May – the official month of Mystery! Purchase a vintage mystery magazine from CKC’s online store to show your support for CKC’s work to preserve and promote the art, craft, and scholarship of knitting, crochet, and related arts: https://lnk.bio/jqgC. See more details below! Photo: Jennifer Lindsay. CKC Welcomes New […]