In the Loop, May 2021

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…

In the Loop, April 2021

April, 2021 Photo: Suzann Thompson “… if the quilt that you are knitting together gets frayed you’ve got to sew up the connections between the little squares. You’ve got to make your own square as good as you can, and not…
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…

In the Loop, March 2021

March 2021 OTN: “Lunar Fade” Shawl, a Larissa Brown Knitting Design.  Yarn: Nature’s Luxury.  Bowl:   Mark Shapiro.   Photo & Knitting: Jennifer Lindsay.   What are you working on?  Share…

In the Loop, February 2021

February, 2021 Portrait of abolitionist Sojourner Truth, sitting with yarn and needles. 1864. Photographer: J.H. Prieter. Public Domain. New York Public Library, Image #5117989:https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/77fc47c0-b1fd-0131-0d5f-58d385a7b928 President’s…

In the Loop, January 2021

January 2021 In the Loop Welcome to 2021!  This year, CKC will deliver a monthly newsletter to our Members.  We know your time is precious, so we will be curating the most noteworthy and relevant happenings within CKC and…
Knit Cabled Vests in the CKC crowdsourced collection
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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…
Image of the American Beauty Rose crocheted doily, in red and pink cotton on a teal background
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CKC Membership Changes and July 2020 Membership Drive

Jennifer Lindsay, President   CKC Board Approves Membership Change New scholars are everywhere, and CKC members’ needs and interests are vital to developing CKC’s online resources to better serve makers and the public. …
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Black Lives Matter

CKC President Jennifer Lindsay sent the following email to CKC Members and Friends to state unequivocally that Black Lives Matter and that CKC stands in solidarity with communities of color. On July 1, 2020, CKC revised its membership structure…