In the Loop, February 2023

February 2023 CKC Attends Vogue Knitting Live! L-R, Lori Winterfeldt, CKC Board; Marilyn Huset, Treasurer; Jennifer Lindsay, President; and Kerry Kaleba, CKC Board in front of the Rowan photo booth. CKC attended Vogue Knitting…
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).
An orange crocheted toy is featured on one of the music album covers displayed at a bookstore.

In the Loop, January 2023

January 2023 CKC Welcomes New Directors!   CKC is excited to welcome two new directors -- Katie Daugherty and Lori Winterfeldt.  Both bring substantial skills and experiences in project and systems management,…

In the Loop, December 2022

December 2023 We want to take this opportunity to welcome CKC's newest Members and Donors, and to thank all Members and Donors for your generous contributions to CKC's success over the past 10 years! As CKC celebrates…

In the Loop, November 2022

November 2022 It's #GivingTuesday . . . ❤️ Meet "Biggie Bear 2.0" made by Rebecca Keyel, and see his heartwarming story in CKC's Crowdsourced Collection, 2020.022. Our hearts are the only truly renewable resources! Dear…

In the Loop, October 2022

October 2022 Happy Fall! Halloween doilies crocheted by Suzann Thompson. Read about her annual Halloween displays, and the "Trick or Treat" doily pattern by Bella Crochet, pictured left: CKC Crowdsourced Collection #2019.010. CKC Seeks…
White knit lace on a teal background
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Center for Knit and Crochet Seeks Board Member

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 13, 2022 Center for Knit and Crochet Seeks Board Member Do you want to preserve the history and shape the future of knitting and crochet?   The Center for Knit and Crochet (CKC) is seeking…
Image of the cover of Mrs. I.J. Gaugin's Lady's Knitting, Netting & Crochet Book

In the Loop, September 2022

September 2022 Board Member Search CKC currently seeks a Board member with knowledge of museum cataloguing tools and software, and familiarity with digital rights management and copyright to help CKC forward its collections development…

In the Loop, August 2022

August 2022 Crochet Top with Apple, ca. 1970s.  Made by Suzann Thompson.  Photo courtesy of Suzann Thompson.  Find out more about this cheerful top by visiting CKC's Crowdsourced Collection, #2021.017. It's "Back to School" in September,…