Knitting as a mentoring connection

Imagine a world where everyone feels supported and understood. As we recognize National Mentoring Month, we celebrate our ability to use knitting as a conduit to connect with others. Many people learn to knit from a person they also see as a mentor. People of all ages...

PK in Pathways Magazine

The Winter 2022–2023 edition of Pathways Magazine includes a 3-page feature on Project Knitwell, highlighting our programs and the wellness benefits of knitting. “Learning to knit is a process and everyone learns at their own pace. The resources and volunteers...

2023 Knitathon

It’s a Knitathon, a la Gilmore Girls or a throw back to your Readathon days in school! On March 18, 2023, bring your current work, start a new project, or explore a new skill. Join us to learn more about why the art of knitting is excellent exercise for our brains....

A Close-Knit Third Place

Who is in your close-knit community? Do you feel like you have a fabric of connection to those around you? Our local yarn shops (LYS) work to create tight knit communities. Supporting our local arts communities including your LYS can help provide a “third place” to...

Impact Overview

At Project Knitwell, our mission is to provide opportunities for those facing stressful situations to learn to knit and build resilience at the same time. Our volunteers contribute more than 700 hours per year to knitting instructional programs and community outreach...