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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...

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,...

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