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Knitting as a Novel Skill

Learning a new skill, like knitting, can help us maintain the health of our brain. The Global Council on Brain Health (GCBH) focuses on brain health underlying people’s ability to think and reason as they age, including aspects of memory, perception, and judgment....

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Bid for Good 2022

The work of Project Knitwell helps people facing challenges learn to knit for wellness, comfort, and community. As so many of you know, Project Knitwell’s programming is provided by volunteers, and services and supplies are provided free of charge to the people we...

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Why I Knit Podcast

We are happy to announce that the third season of the Why I Knit podcast is now available. Recently released is a new episode with Carol Caparosa, our Founder, discussing the origins of Project Knitwell. Also, if you missed it from Season 1, Lauren Brennan, our...

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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