A festive graphic with balls of yarn and the works Meet with CKC's Collections Specialists
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Meet with a CKC Collections Specialist

  Give Yourself or Someone You Love the Gift of Time Donate $250 and a CKC’s collections specialist will set up a mutually convenient time to meet with you for up to 2 hours to give you or your gift recipient the personalized help…
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Teatime at the World Famous Crochet Museum, Joshua Tree, CA, USA

Oh, sweet!!!  A slice of delicious yellow cake covered in swirls of pink frosting, topped with a scatter of iced jam thumbprint cookies, and served with petite fruit tart, a side of Giant Ladybug, and a smile.  From displays at the…
Knitted, beaded, drawstring handbag with rampant peacock design.
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Dorothy Porter Wesley: Changing How Books About Black History are Cataloged

Beaded Drawstring Purse with Peacock Design, Early 20th Century. Anacostia Community Museum, Smithsonian Institution. From the personal collection of Dorothy Porter Wesley, (1905-1995). Maker unknown. Photo: Smithsonian Institution. No Copyright. Each…
An orange crocheted toy is featured on one of the music album covers displayed at a bookstore.
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Sonic Youth and Crocheted Toys

At the intersection of knitting, crochet, and music, find some crocheted creatures, and a music competition (deadline March 15, 2023).
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World Leprosy Day 2022

By Suzann Thompson and the CKC Board of Directors Leprosy patients receive gifts of knitted sweaters and scarves, ca.1948, Chogoria, Kenya. Photo: International Mission Photography Archive, ca. 1860 - ca. 1960, National Library of Scotland,…
coverlet of assembled lacy crocheted squares on a large bed with folded over top sheet that is embroidered with a poppy motif, with a stuffed panda bear and a baby doll lying on the pillows
knitted checkerboard, quilted and embellished
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Knitting/Not Knitting Can Be Beautiful

Why would a coroner's inquest or the Census of the United States appear in CKC's digital Library and Museum Collection? Turns out, they list people whose family names were Crochet, Knittel, Knitterscheid, and Knith; and a person whose first…