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Yarn and Yoga October 1st!

Join us on October 1 at The Source Yoga Studio in McLean for "Yarn and Yoga."  Always a great way to meet old and new friends, do some yoga with a wonderful instructor and enjoy a knitting session (all levels welcome).  This is our annual fundraiser that helps support...

Knit Chemo Caps and Knockers at VHC

Join Project Knitwell during Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Virginia Hospital Center (VHC), and to learn to knit a chemo cap or a knocker (prosthesis)  Both new and experienced knitters are invited to participate and experience the wellness benefits of knitting. ...

KNIT-A-LONG with Project Knitwell

Join us for Project Knitwell’s first ever KNIT-A-LONG  (KAL)! Join the Sock Knitting Wave! Starting July 26 and continuing through Labor Day we’ll be knitting “Matt’s Socks” to raise awareness of knitting as a way to cope with stressful situations and to promote...

Project Knitwell at Vogue Knitting Live

Project Knitwell is co-sponsoring a panel at Vogue Knitting Live on Saturday, January 14, 2017.  "The Wellness Connection," co-sponsored with The Craft Yarn Council and Lasch Media, will take place from 2-3pm in the Manhattan Ballroom on the 8th Floor of the Marriott...

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Face of Project Knitwell: Cynthia

Meet Cynthia, an oncology dietician at Virginia Hospital Center’s Cancer Resource Center. Project Knitwell volunteers taught Cynthia to knit a few years ago at a class we sponsored for hospital staff.

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...

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