Entries by Rebecca Keyel

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]