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Upcoming Events: July 2023

k2together Zoom sessions open to everyone July 15 at 4pm We hope you can join our next K2Tog session on July 15 for a discussion about colors. We'll talk about how to pick the best hue for your projects and how to mix and match for a better effect. We'll also look at...

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Upcoming Events: June 2023

Worldwide Knit in Public Day Saturday, June 10 You are invited to join an informal gathering of Project Knitwell volunteers who will be knitting outside fibre space in Old Town Alexandria from 11:00am – 3:00pm. Bring your knitting, a chair, and enjoy some time with...

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2023 Knitathon

UPDATE MARCH 19, 2023: Did you miss our live 2023 Knitathon sessions but are curious to watch the recorded sessions? They are available for viewing with a $25 minimum donation, which will support a program kit! We’ll send you the video replays, links to the resources...

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Knitting as a mentoring connection

Imagine a world where everyone feels supported and understood. As we recognize National Mentoring Month, we celebrate our ability to use knitting as a conduit to connect with others. Many people learn to knit from a person they also see as a mentor. People of all ages...

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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