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.

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).

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…