CKC Blog

The CKC welcomes all those interested in contributing to send your suggested blog title, a brief description, and a signed blog agreement to our blog manager at for approval. Subsequent blog submissions will be reviewed and scheduled at least one month prior to publication and should be no more than 1600 words and include 1-3 images.

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

Meet with a CKC Collections Specialist

December 21, 2023/by Rebecca Keyel
Elizabeth Okeyele-Olatunji

Teaching 20,000 Children Across the African Continent to Knit

October 31, 2023/by Suzann Thompson

Teatime at the World Famous Crochet Museum, Joshua Tree, CA, USA

August 5, 2023/by Jennifer Lindsay
Knitted, beaded, drawstring handbag with rampant peacock design.

Dorothy Porter Wesley: Changing How Books About Black History are Cataloged

February 28, 2023/by Jennifer Lindsay
An orange crocheted toy is featured on one of the music album covers displayed at a bookstore.

Sonic Youth and Crocheted Toys

January 29, 2023/by Suzann Thompson

Use CKC’s Digital Collections to Discover and Honor Black History

February 1, 2022/by Jennifer Lindsay

World Leprosy Day 2022

January 31, 2022/by Suzann Thompson
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

A’s Coverlet

July 20, 2021/by Suzann Thompson
knitted checkerboard, quilted and embellished

Knitting/Not Knitting Can Be Beautiful

April 23, 2021/by Suzann Thompson

Reflecting on Sojourner Truth in Honor of Black History Month 2021

February 28, 2021/by Jennifer Lindsay
Knit Cabled Vests in the CKC crowdsourced collection

Archive Your Knitmas

December 24, 2020/by Mary Claire Phillips
Sleeveless Jacket Pattern. 1917. Wisconsin Historical Society Pamphlet Collection.

The Navy League

August 28, 2019/by nscalessa

World Wide Knit in Public Day

June 6, 2019/by nscalessa
Sleeveless sweater knit by the author using the Red Cross pattern ARC 400-3. Knit on US size 8 in worsted weight wool (Quince & Co Lark in Navy)

“Knit Your Bit”: The American Red Cross Knitting Program

April 13, 2019/by nscalessa

Doilies and the Importance of Stories

January 15, 2019/by nscalessa

Jennifer Lindsay, CKC’s President, on Kristy Glass Knits!

July 25, 2018/by nscalessa
Screen Shot of the crowdsourced collection interface.

Share your treasures in CKC’s Crowdsourced Collection

April 16, 2018/by nscalessa

The Poetry and Psychology of Doilies

March 12, 2018/by nscalessa
A doily crocheted by Horace Callaway.

Celebrating Doily Heritage By Suzann Thompson

January 5, 2018/by nscalessa

Yarn Bombing Confuses, Distracts and Delights

June 27, 2016/by nscalessa
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