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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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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 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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“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