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Dads Knit Too!

Dads knit too!  While we do knit with more moms than dads, our volunteers regularly report working with both parents of NICU and other pediatric patients. One of our volunteers at Children’s National Medical Center (CNMC) told us she offered to teach the mom and dad...

Fibernate’s Spring Fiber Farm Market

Mark your calendars! Join us on March 30 for Fibernate's Spring Fiber Farm Market  1-5 pm at the brand new Vienna Community Center:   Check out details and the great list of vendors here: Fibernate List . Come learn about our programs.     Shop for a cause (PK yarn,...

Snack, Sip, Shop & Support

Join us at the Fiber Night Market for a fun, festive evening of knitting, snacking, sipping, and shopping on Wednesday, December 19,  from 6:30 to 8:30, at Next Stop Theater in Herndon, VA.  Thank you to our hosts The Fiberists !    We’ll be there with our Special PK...

#ShareTheWellness on #GivingTuesday

  Have you ever…         Used yarn as therapy?  Knit to de-stress?  Crafted to keep calm?Joined a knitting circle to feel part of a community? Then you have experienced the wellness of knitting.  On November 27, you can #ShareTheWellness and spread the impact Project...

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 other...

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Face of Project Knitwell: Ann

 “There is a lot of joy in knowing you have touched someone else and provided something new to their lives.  However, the biggest reward is that they have touched you and expanded your life.” Ann first learned of Project Knitwell in 2014 through the Smith Center for...

Dads Knit Too!

Dads knit too!  While we do knit with more moms than dads, our volunteers regularly report working with both parents of NICU and other pediatric patients. One of our volunteers at Children’s National Medical Center (CNMC) told us she offered to teach the mom and dad...

Face of Project Knitwell: Julia

Meet Julia.  Julia is the mom of a 5 ½ year old son.  She also has metastatic breast cancer, for which she receives chemo at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (MGUH)  every 3 weeks. A Project Knitwell volunteer has been teaching Julia to knit.

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...

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