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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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Summer Knitting and Cherishing a Memory about a Wool Sweater

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Knitting my Way Through Covid

By Diana Solymossy What would I do without my Coronavirus-quarantine-knitting? It’s keeping me sane! I love feeling productive, and the rhythmic click-click-click of knitting is soothing. Some of the first things that I knit were these Coronavirus stress balls. I...

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