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

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…
Knit Cabled Vests in the CKC crowdsourced collection

Archive Your Knitmas

Tis the Season for gift giving and all things wooly!  From the University Photography Collection (U0458), University of North Texas Special Collections: Woman Knitting Clothes for Soldiers (USA), 1942,UNTA_U0458-100-829-03 https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc270899/ Found…
Sleeveless Jacket Pattern. 1917. Wisconsin Historical Society Pamphlet Collection.