Face of Project Knitwell: Kierra

Meet Kierra.   Kierra is one of the 15-20 women at Friends of Guest House in Alexandria, Virginia whom Project Knitwell volunteers work with each week.   Kierra and the other women at Guest House are re-entering the community after having spent time in prison.Some may...

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...

Project Knitwell featured in Vogue

Project Knitwell’s pilot program working with those affected by homelessness at Street Sense  was featured in the Spring/Summer 2017 issue of Vogue Knitting.   Cynthia, a participant in our knitting group at Street Sense says:   “Knitting is very...

Two New Sites in February 2017

Project Knitwell is thrilled to announce two new knitting program sites this month. We are piloting another school based program, working with special education students in Fairfax County, VA. In addition, we will be piloting a program with Street Sense, knitting with...