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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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Face of Project Knitwell: Judy Hawkins

Meet Judy Hawkins, Client and Community Organizer at Bread for the City. Judy worked with Project Knitwell to bring knitting to Bread for the City to help women in need of ways to cope with difficult life experiences.

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.

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