Knit One, Purl One, Smile

This fall, Project Knitwell launched two new programs to share the therapeutic power of knitting with very different communities.In the brand-new Ronald McDonald Room at INOVA-Children’s Hospital, volunteer Shelly will visit on the first and third Mondays of...

Give the Gift of Giving

Join Project Knitwell at two Alternative Giving Fairs this December, in Takoma Park on December 1 and 9, and in Arlington on December 8.  Shoppers will have the chance to support both Project Knitwell’s work in hospital and community settings, and the work of...

Dine for PK

Dine at Lost Dog Cafe on Columbia Pike on Saturday October 27. Come in anytime between 11 am and 10 pm, mention Project Knitwell, and Lost Dog will generously donate 20% of sales to support ongoing programs at Project Knitwell. Please RSVP to the event HERE. To make...

The Research Behind Therapeutic Knitting

With the cooperation of Project Knitwell, two oncology nurses at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital (MGUH) conducted a study that concluded that knitting can help reduce compassion fatigue (burnout) among oncology nurses. The Impact of a Knitting Intervention on...