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Important Announcements

Check back here for important updates about volunteer opportunities.

Note that some of our program sites require special training and security clearances. Please do not show up to a volunteer project without first confirming the assignment with PK staff.


Fall 2023 Volunteer Opportunities

Now that fall has arrived, many Project Knitwell sites are in need of in-person knitting instruction. Please take a look at the list of sites and their volunteer needs in our updated Volunteer Opportunities document.

Volunteer Updates

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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Program Updates: January 2023

Project Knitwell is happy to begin a new partnership with PRS Recovery, a behavioral health day program for adults with serious mental illness. Clients will have an opportunity to join our knitting circle as they progress toward the goals they have outlined in their...

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Impact Overview

At Project Knitwell, our mission is to provide opportunities for those facing stressful situations to learn to knit and build resilience at the same time. Our volunteers contribute more than 700 hours per year to knitting instructional programs and community outreach...

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Giving Tuesday Volunteer Meetup

On Giving Tuesday, come together to celebrate a day of generosity and giving! We will be at Fibre Space in Alexandria, VA from 10am to 2pm on November 29 for a Volunteer Meetup and Shop for Good event, where 20% of your purchase will go directly to help Project...

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Volunteer Session Report

Record your hours and session reports after each volunteer shift.


Volunteer Assignments

If you have any questions about PK’s training program, volunteer manual, or your program assignments, please get in touch with us at

If you’ve stumbled upon this page by accident and would like more information about volunteering with Project Knitwell, please visit our Volunteer Opportunities page.