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#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...

Dine for PK

Dine at Lost Dog Cafe on Columbia Pike on Saturday October 27. Come in anytime between 11 am and 10 pm, mention Project Knitwell, and Lost Dog will generously donate 20% of sales to support ongoing programs at Project Knitwell. Please RSVP to the event HERE. To make...

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...

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Writers Who Knit

I am thrilled to announce a very special Project Knitwell virtual event and hope you can join us! On June 12, we will welcome Ann Hood, Caroline Leavitt, and Elinor Lipman to discuss the healing power of knitting. These three award-winning authors are long-time...

Pandemic Knitting Benefiting Patients, Others in Stressful Situations

Project Knitwell is teaching knitting as a wellness tool Washington, D.C. — When the pandemic hit, Project Knitwell (PK) had to stop its in-person knitting instruction in its dozen-plus partner sites around the Washington, D.C. region. For more than 10 years, Project...

Helping Nurses Relieve Stress During Pandemic

Knitting is a proven wellness tool Washington, D.C. — When the pandemic hit, Project Knitwell (PK) pivoted to teaching knitting via Zoom, and has brought this helpful wellness tool to nurses around the region. Through its innovative Knitwell in the Cloud program,...

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