Face of Project Knitwell: Kent

“People are so encouraging, and offer such positive reinforcement.” Meet Kent.   For the last several months, Kent has been a regular at the knitting group Project Knitwell co-sponsors with the Cancer Resource Center at Virginia Hospital Center (VHC).   Barb, one of...

Face of Project Knitwell: Scott Stoner

“As an artist and a professional consultant working in the non-profit arena, I continue to have a strong interest in the transformative power of the arts as an agent for healing and change.”  ~ Scott Stoner Meet Scott.  Scott Stoner joined the Project Knitwell board...

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...