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Face of Project Knitwell: Tracye

Tracye Payne Wilson, who learned to knit in 2017 with a Project Knitwell volunteer at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (MGUH). Tracye was undergoing treatment for cancer. Knitting offered her a sense of accomplishment and provided focus and hope at a difficult...

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...

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,...

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,...

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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...

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 every...

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...