Fundraisers & Events

 

 

Shop on Giving Tuesday!

Our friends at fibre space and Looped Yarn Works will donate a percentage of sales on November 28  — #GivingTuesday to Project Knitwell to help us share #KnittingLove with moms and dads with sick babies, men and women affected by homelessness, nurses, teens with emotional challenges, cancer patients, and others for whom knitting provides wellness, comfort, and community.  Everybody wins… you shop, you make holiday presents (or something for you!), and your purchase helps share the therapeutic benefits of knitting.  

Or if you’re done with your shopping, and just want to help share #KnittingLove, you can donate here: Share #KnittingLove

Take a Chance!

We’re raffling off two baskets on October 28 at the event we are co-hosting with author Ann Hood.

Each basket is chock full of goodies — including lots of books, yarn (including Madelinetosh, Brooklyn Tweed, Lollipop, and Mountain Colors) , knitting accessories, tea, spa and skin care products, chocolate, a private yoga class, a foot soak, and much more!

Thanks to One More Page Books, Looped Yarn Works, Second Story Knits, House of Steep,  Trade Roots, Rodan and Fields Representative Karla Conway, Ann Hood, and other donors for contributing!  Each basket valued at least $400 with more items being added daily!   All proceeds benefit Project Knitwell.   Need not be present to win.      Purchase Raffle Tickets Here!

Ann Hood is Coming! October 28

Project Knitwell and One More Page Books are pleased to host author Ann Hood on Saturday October 28 at 2 pm for a conversation about the comfort of knitting, reading, writing, and more.
Ann Hood is the author of The Knitting Circle, Knitting Yarns, Knitting Pearls, and many other fiction and non-fiction titles. She has written extensively about the comfort and inspiration that both knitting and books can provide. In Comfort, a Journey through Grief, a memoir about the sudden death of her five year old daughter Grace, Hood writes: “Knitting saved my life.”

She will read from her new release, Morningstar, and be available for a book signing.

The event will be held at 2200 N. Westmoreland St., #101 , Arlington, VA – in the Westlee, one floor up from One More Page.

Free and open to the public! Knitting during the event encouraged!

More info and register here!

Yarn and Yoga October 1st!

Join us on October 1 at The Source Yoga Studio in McLean for “Yarn and Yoga.”  Always a great way to meet old and new friends, do some yoga with a wonderful instructor and enjoy a knitting session (all levels welcome).  This is our annual fundraiser that helps support our work teaching knitting to people in stressful situations.The Source Yoga Studio is located at 1420 Beverly Rd., McLean, VA 22101 703.992.0785. For more information: Yarn and Yoga.

We will raffle off a “Relaxation basket” that includes 5 classes at The Source, yoga strap and blocks, several skeins of luxury yarn including Qing Fibre donated by Looped,  a gift certificate for a mani at  Nail & Hair Design, McLean, a $75 Cabi gift certificate, books, tea, wine, and much more.  Basket valued at more than $400.  Tickets 1/$10 or 4/$20.  Tickets can be purchased at The Source or on-line on our donate page.  On-line tickets must be purchased by 6 pm Saturday, Sept. 30.  If you purchase on line,  email info@knitwell.org to let us know how many tickets you purchased, and we’ll add them to the drawing.  Need not be present to win.

Knit Chemo Caps and Knockers at VHC

Join Project Knitwell during Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Virginia Hospital Center (VHC), and to learn to knit a chemo cap or a knocker (prosthesis)  Both new and experienced knitters are invited to participate and experience the wellness benefits of knitting.  Supplies provided.  There is a two-session class:  10/10/17 and 10/24/17.  
Register online : Cancer Resource Center at Virginia Hospital Center  or call 703.558.0909.

Shop on Giving Tuesday!

Our friends at fibre space and Looped Yarn Works will donate a percentage of sales on November 28  — #GivingTuesday to Project Knitwell to help us share #KnittingLove with moms and dads with sick babies, men and women affected by homelessness, nurses, teens with emotional challenges, cancer patients, and others for whom knitting provides wellness, comfort, and community.  Everybody wins… you shop, you make holiday presents (or something for you!), and your purchase helps share the therapeutic benefits of knitting.  

Or if you’re done with your shopping, and just want to help share #KnittingLove, you can donate here: Share #KnittingLove

Take a Chance!

We’re raffling off two baskets on October 28 at the event we are co-hosting with author Ann Hood.

Each basket is chock full of goodies — including lots of books, yarn (including Madelinetosh, Brooklyn Tweed, Lollipop, and Mountain Colors) , knitting accessories, tea, spa and skin care products, chocolate, a private yoga class, a foot soak, and much more!

Thanks to One More Page Books, Looped Yarn Works, Second Story Knits, House of Steep,  Trade Roots, Rodan and Fields Representative Karla Conway, Ann Hood, and other donors for contributing!  Each basket valued at least $400 with more items being added daily!   All proceeds benefit Project Knitwell.   Need not be present to win.      Purchase Raffle Tickets Here!

Ann Hood is Coming! October 28

Project Knitwell and One More Page Books are pleased to host author Ann Hood on Saturday October 28 at 2 pm for a conversation about the comfort of knitting, reading, writing, and more.
Ann Hood is the author of The Knitting Circle, Knitting Yarns, Knitting Pearls, and many other fiction and non-fiction titles. She has written extensively about the comfort and inspiration that both knitting and books can provide. In Comfort, a Journey through Grief, a memoir about the sudden death of her five year old daughter Grace, Hood writes: “Knitting saved my life.”

She will read from her new release, Morningstar, and be available for a book signing.

The event will be held at 2200 N. Westmoreland St., #101 , Arlington, VA – in the Westlee, one floor up from One More Page.

Free and open to the public! Knitting during the event encouraged!

More info and register here!

Yarn and Yoga October 1st!

Join us on October 1 at The Source Yoga Studio in McLean for “Yarn and Yoga.”  Always a great way to meet old and new friends, do some yoga with a wonderful instructor and enjoy a knitting session (all levels welcome).  This is our annual fundraiser that helps support our work teaching knitting to people in stressful situations.The Source Yoga Studio is located at 1420 Beverly Rd., McLean, VA 22101 703.992.0785. For more information: Yarn and Yoga.

We will raffle off a “Relaxation basket” that includes 5 classes at The Source, yoga strap and blocks, several skeins of luxury yarn including Qing Fibre donated by Looped,  a gift certificate for a mani at  Nail & Hair Design, McLean, a $75 Cabi gift certificate, books, tea, wine, and much more.  Basket valued at more than $400.  Tickets 1/$10 or 4/$20.  Tickets can be purchased at The Source or on-line on our donate page.  On-line tickets must be purchased by 6 pm Saturday, Sept. 30.  If you purchase on line,  email info@knitwell.org to let us know how many tickets you purchased, and we’ll add them to the drawing.  Need not be present to win.

Knit Chemo Caps and Knockers at VHC

Join Project Knitwell during Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Virginia Hospital Center (VHC), and to learn to knit a chemo cap or a knocker (prosthesis)  Both new and experienced knitters are invited to participate and experience the wellness benefits of knitting.  Supplies provided.  There is a two-session class:  10/10/17 and 10/24/17.  
Register online : Cancer Resource Center at Virginia Hospital Center  or call 703.558.0909.