Meet Betsan Corkhill!

corkhillProject Knitwell and Medstar Georgetown Lombardi Arts and Humanities Program are sponsoring an evening with Betsan Corkhill, Personal Wellbeing Coach and physiotherapist. Betsan wrote Knit for Health and Wellness and founded Stitchlinks, a global support network for people who enjoy the therapeutic benefits of crafts.

Monday, October 17, 2016
5:00 – 6:00 pm
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC

Join us as Betsan Corkhill reveals how the power of knitting can transform your life.

Reservations are recommended; register here
This event is open to the public, reception to follow

For additional information, contact info@knitwell.org

March 2016 Fiber Farmer’s Market

Thanks to our partners and friends at  Uniquities Yarn Shop and Fibernate for selling our publications (Resource Guide for Young Knitters and Project Knitwell Presents the Comfort of Knitting) at their tables at the March 2016 Fiber Farmer’s Market.

Caroline Hockenberry of Fibernate and co-author of the Resource Guide for Young Knitters at the Fiber Farmer's Market)

Caroline Hockenberry of Fibernate and co-author of the Resource Guide for Young Knitters at the Fiber Farmer’s Market

 

Project Knitwell Partners with the Smith Center

We are excited to partner with the Smith Center for Healing and the Arts in Washington, DC to offer knitting this fall. The Smith Center is a nationally recognized leader in promoting the use of art and creativity as part of the process of healing and as a way to engender well-being, particularly for those affected by cancer. For more information or to register: http://www.smithcenter.org/programs-retreats/programs-by-…

 

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Washington, D.C. (RMHC) Awards Project Knitwell New Grant

Ronald McDonald House LogoIn May 2014,  Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Washington, DC (RMHC), awarded Project Knitwell a one-year grant to better serve long-term pediatric patients, to expand its knitting program to two additional sites in the DC metro area, and to publish an intermediate-level knitting resource guide for young people.  This grant is a follow-on to a June 2011 RMHC grant which enabled Project Knitwell to establish a pediatric knitting program, create a guide for starting such a program for starting such a program in a hospital setting, and to publish a beginning-level resource guide for young people.  Project Knitwell is extremely grateful for this support.  

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