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2022 World Wide Knit in Public Day

Project Knitwell is proud to be a beneficiary charity of National Harbor's World Wide Knit in Public (WWKIP) Day on June 11, 2022 from 11am – 3pm in the main plaza and pavilion area at waterfront. Visit www.nationalharbor.com for more information on the location....

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Knitting and Building Resilience

Our mission at Project Knitwell is to provide opportunities for those facing stressful situations to learn to knit and build resilience at the same time. Resilience is typically defined as the capacity to recover from difficult life events. In the last decade, Project...

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Giving Season 2021

The Giving Season has begun! This season of gratitude draws us to think about how we can help those facing stressful situations find wellness, comfort, and community through knitting. Project Knitwell continues to expand our reach and receive more national...

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Let's Get Social!

“The knitting program has been wonderful for both patients and family members.  Socially, it gives the family members something to do. Often many of the moms won’t leave their room, but they will for a knitting class. Many friendships have been forged because of this program. It connects them to a community. Even patients who speak different languages have learned to knit — there is no language barrier. It is good to see patients in bed knitting and enjoying themselves.”

MGUH Child Life Specialist