With Kiersten Gallagher

Join our Program Director Kiersten Gallagher for an afternoon meditation and painting workshop where you will learn techniques that will help you to allow your own creativity to flow. You will work collaboratively with others, and explore how color, creativity, and the act of art making can be healing. Beginners welcome.

Thursdays August 24th and 17th 2:00pm – 3:30pm

Our programs are open to the community, and tailored to meet the needs of people affected by cancer. Classes and workshops are free or low cost on a pay-as-you-can basis, ensuring that our programs are accessible to everyone.

About Kiersten

Kiersten Gallagher, RYT 200 and Certified Herbalist has studied yoga for over 25 years. Over the last decade, Kiersten has developed yoga programs and has provided a place for healing in the cancer community, in underprivileged neighborhoods, for special needs children, for teens and adults with drug addiction and for those struggling with body image. Kiersten invites you on a journey of healing to help guide you to a place where art will make a real difference in your life.  Kiersten’s goal for you is that you feel better when you leave class- mentally, emotionally, physically and spiritually, than you may have felt when you stepped through the door to begin your practice.

With Kiersten Gallagher

Join our Program Director Kiersten Gallagher for an afternoon meditation and painting workshop where you will learn techniques that will help you to allow your own creativity to flow. You will work collaboratively with others, and explore how color, creativity, and the act of art making can be healing. Beginners welcome.

Thursdays August 10th and 17th 2:00pm – 3:30pm

Our programs are open to the community, and tailored to meet the needs of people affected by cancer. Classes and workshops are free or low cost on a pay-as-you-can basis, ensuring that our programs are accessible to everyone.

About Kiersten

Kiersten Gallagher, RYT 200 and Certified Herbalist has studied yoga for over 25 years. Over the last decade, Kiersten has developed yoga programs and has provided a place for healing in the cancer community, in underprivileged neighborhoods, for special needs children, for teens and adults with drug addiction and for those struggling with body image. Kiersten invites you on a journey of healing to help guide you to a place where art will make a real difference in your life.  Kiersten’s goal for you is that you feel better when you leave class- mentally, emotionally, physically and spiritually, than you may have felt when you stepped through the door to begin your practice.

with Project Knitwell & Friends

Knitting in the Nook
Join us weekly to enjoy knitting in a safe and welcoming environment. Knitting can provide a respite from one’s immediate situation, serve as a way to productively pass the time, and have a positive effect on reducing stress symptoms. It is relatively easy to learn, requires no artistic talent or prior experience, is portable, and results in a useful product. Sometimes referred to as the “new yoga” — plain and simple — knitting is good for you. In this program, trained volunteers will provide knitting instruction and a quality materials in an effort to foster wellness, comfort, and community among participants. Beginner and experienced knitters are welcome.

Stone Soup Films and Project Knitwell created a beautiful 3-minute video highlighting the health benefits of knitting. Watch the video here!

Our Knitting Circle meets weekly on Wednesdays from 3:00-4:30pm. Sessions in June: 

  • June 7
  • June 14
  • June 21
  • June 28

We invite you to attend free of charge, and beginners, If you need a starter kit they are available for a $15 contribution to Project Knitwell. Experienced knitters may bring their own projects. We also have a small selection of yarn and knitting supplies available for a small donation to Project Knitwell.

Our programs are open to the community and tailored to meet the needs of people affected by cancer. Classes and workshops are free or low cost on a pay-as-you-can basis, ensuring that our programs are accessible to everyone.

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with Project Knitwell & Friends

Knitting in the Nook
Join us weekly to enjoy knitting in a safe and welcoming environment. Knitting can provide a respite from one’s immediate situation, serve as a way to productively pass the time, and have a positive effect on reducing stress symptoms. It is relatively easy to learn, requires no artistic talent or prior experience, is portable, and results in a useful product. Sometimes referred to as the “new yoga” — plain and simple — knitting is good for you. In this program, trained volunteers will provide knitting instruction and a quality materials in an effort to foster wellness, comfort, and community among participants. Beginner and experienced knitters are welcome.

Stone Soup Films and Project Knitwell created a beautiful 3-minute video highlighting the health benefits of knitting. Watch the video here!

Our Knitting Circle meets weekly on Wednesdays from 3:00-4:30pm. Sessions in June: 

  • June 7
  • June 14
  • June 21
  • June 28

We invite you to attend free of charge, and beginners, If you need a starter kit they are available for a $15 contribution to Project Knitwell. Experienced knitters may bring their own projects. We also have a small selection of yarn and knitting supplies available for a small donation to Project Knitwell.

Our programs are open to the community and tailored to meet the needs of people affected by cancer. Classes and workshops are free or low cost on a pay-as-you-can basis, ensuring that our programs are accessible to everyone.

Save

with Project Knitwell & Friends

Knitting in the Nook
Join us weekly to enjoy knitting in a safe and welcoming environment. Knitting can provide a respite from one’s immediate situation, serve as a way to productively pass the time, and have a positive effect on reducing stress symptoms. It is relatively easy to learn, requires no artistic talent or prior experience, is portable, and results in a useful product. Sometimes referred to as the “new yoga” — plain and simple — knitting is good for you. In this program, trained volunteers will provide knitting instruction and a quality materials in an effort to foster wellness, comfort, and community among participants. Beginner and experienced knitters are welcome.

Stone Soup Films and Project Knitwell created a beautiful 3-minute video highlighting the health benefits of knitting. Watch the video here!

Our Knitting Circle meets weekly on Wednesdays from 3:00-4:30pm. Sessions in June: 

  • June 7
  • June 14
  • June 21
  • June 28

We invite you to attend free of charge, and beginners, If you need a starter kit they are available for a $15 contribution to Project Knitwell. Experienced knitters may bring their own projects. We also have a small selection of yarn and knitting supplies available for a small donation to Project Knitwell.

Our programs are open to the community and tailored to meet the needs of people affected by cancer. Classes and workshops are free or low cost on a pay-as-you-can basis, ensuring that our programs are accessible to everyone.

Save

with Project Knitwell & Friends

Knitting in the Nook
Join us weekly to enjoy knitting in a safe and welcoming environment. Knitting can provide a respite from one’s immediate situation, serve as a way to productively pass the time, and have a positive effect on reducing stress symptoms. It is relatively easy to learn, requires no artistic talent or prior experience, is portable, and results in a useful product. Sometimes referred to as the “new yoga” — plain and simple — knitting is good for you. In this program, trained volunteers will provide knitting instruction and a quality materials in an effort to foster wellness, comfort, and community among participants. Beginner and experienced knitters are welcome.

Stone Soup Films and Project Knitwell created a beautiful 3-minute video highlighting the health benefits of knitting. Watch the video here!

Our Knitting Circle meets weekly on Wednesdays from 3:00-4:30pm. Sessions in June: 

  • June 7
  • June 14
  • June 21
  • June 28

We invite you to attend free of charge, and beginners, If you need a starter kit they are available for a $15 contribution to Project Knitwell. Experienced knitters may bring their own projects. We also have a small selection of yarn and knitting supplies available for a small donation to Project Knitwell.

Our programs are open to the community and tailored to meet the needs of people affected by cancer. Classes and workshops are free or low cost on a pay-as-you-can basis, ensuring that our programs are accessible to everyone.

Save

with Project Knitwell & Friends

Knitting in the Nook

Join us weekly to enjoy knitting in a safe and welcoming environment. Knitting can provide a respite from one’s immediate situation, serve as a way to productively pass the time, and have a positive effect on reducing stress symptoms. It is relatively easy to learn, requires no artistic talent or prior experience, is portable, and results in a useful product. Sometimes referred to as the “new yoga” — plain and simple — knitting is good for you. In this program, trained volunteers will provide knitting instruction and a quality materials in an effort to foster wellness, comfort, and community among participants. Beginner and experienced knitters are welcome.

Stone Soup Films and Project Knitwell created a beautiful 3-minute video highlighting the health benefits of knitting. Watch the video here!

Our Knitting Circle meets weekly on Wednesdays from 3:00-4:30pm. Sessions in May: 

  • May 3
  • May 10
  • May 17
  • May 24
  • May 31

We invite you to attend free of charge, and beginners, If you need a starter kit they are available for a $15 contribution to Project Knitwell. Experienced knitters may bring their own projects. We also have a small selection of yarn and knitting supplies available for a small donation to Project Knitwell. 

Our programs are open to the community and tailored to meet the needs of people affected by cancer. Classes and workshops are free or low cost on a pay-as-you-can basis, ensuring that our programs are accessible to everyone.


 

About Project Knitwell

Project Knitwell
Project Knitwell is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that brings the joy of knitting to those facing stressful situations. Currently, Project Knitwell operates in the Washington, DC metro area at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (MGUH), Children’s National Medical Center (CNMC), Inova Alexandria Hospital, and Virginia Hospital Center. It also offers knitting lessons and regular drop in knitting sessions to community groups that serve populations facing stressful situations. These have included the John L Gildner Regional Institute for Children and Adolescents, PAIL (DC/DelMar VA Pregnancy and Infant Loss Network), and Camp Friendship and Camp Fantastic, summer camps for children/young adults with cancer.

Hosted by Kiersten Gallagher

BatikWomen

Batik is a popular textile art from Indonesia that centers the mind and liberates the heart through creativity. In this 3-part series, you will decorate a pillowcase using a simple batik painting process. One pillowcase and one pillow insert will be provided. You may bring a second pillowcase to create another design if time permits. Please plan to attend all three sessions to complete your project.

This 3-part workshop will be held on:
May 11 – Paint a design on a pillowcase using a DIY non-toxic fabric glue

May 18 – Use fabric paints to color the pattern around your glue design

May 25 – Remove the glue to reveal your final design

Suggested donation: $30 for all 3 sessions, includes one 18″x18″ pillowcase, pillow insert and all materials

Our programs are open to the community, and tailored to meet the needs of people affected by cancer. Classes and workshops are free or low cost on a pay-as-you-can basis, ensuring that our programs are accessible to everyone.


About Kiersten Gallagher

Outside the Lines Open Studio
As the Cancer Support Program Director, Kiersten fully believes that through the arts we can expand our perspectives and explore new fulfilling ways of being. She invites you to make our space your own refuge, to circumvent your daily routine to spark creativity, to take time for introspection, and draw outside the lines. 

with Project Knitwell & Friends

Knitting in the Nook

Join us weekly to enjoy knitting in a safe and welcoming environment. Knitting can provide a respite from one’s immediate situation, serve as a way to productively pass the time, and have a positive effect on reducing stress symptoms. It is relatively easy to learn, requires no artistic talent or prior experience, is portable, and results in a useful product. Sometimes referred to as the “new yoga” — plain and simple — knitting is good for you. In this program, trained volunteers will provide knitting instruction and a quality materials in an effort to foster wellness, comfort, and community among participants. Beginner and experienced knitters are welcome.

Stone Soup Films and Project Knitwell created a beautiful 3-minute video highlighting the health benefits of knitting. Watch the video here!

Our Knitting Circle meets weekly on Wednesdays from 3:00-4:30pm. Sessions in May: 

  • May 3
  • May 10
  • May 17
  • May 24
  • May 31

We invite you to attend free of charge, and beginners, If you need a starter kit they are available for a $15 contribution to Project Knitwell. Experienced knitters may bring their own projects. We also have a small selection of yarn and knitting supplies available for a small donation to Project Knitwell. 

Our programs are open to the community and tailored to meet the needs of people affected by cancer. Classes and workshops are free or low cost on a pay-as-you-can basis, ensuring that our programs are accessible to everyone.


 

About Project Knitwell

Project Knitwell
Project Knitwell is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that brings the joy of knitting to those facing stressful situations. Currently, Project Knitwell operates in the Washington, DC metro area at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (MGUH), Children’s National Medical Center (CNMC), Inova Alexandria Hospital, and Virginia Hospital Center. It also offers knitting lessons and regular drop in knitting sessions to community groups that serve populations facing stressful situations. These have included the John L Gildner Regional Institute for Children and Adolescents, PAIL (DC/DelMar VA Pregnancy and Infant Loss Network), and Camp Friendship and Camp Fantastic, summer camps for children/young adults with cancer.

with Project Knitwell & Friends

Knitting in the Nook

Join us weekly to enjoy knitting in a safe and welcoming environment. Knitting can provide a respite from one’s immediate situation, serve as a way to productively pass the time, and have a positive effect on reducing stress symptoms. It is relatively easy to learn, requires no artistic talent or prior experience, is portable, and results in a useful product. Sometimes referred to as the “new yoga” — plain and simple — knitting is good for you. In this program, trained volunteers will provide knitting instruction and a quality materials in an effort to foster wellness, comfort, and community among participants. Beginner and experienced knitters are welcome.

Stone Soup Films and Project Knitwell created a beautiful 3-minute video highlighting the health benefits of knitting. Watch the video here!

Our Knitting Circle meets weekly on Wednesdays from 3:00-4:30pm. Sessions in May: 

  • May 3
  • May 10
  • May 17
  • May 24
  • May 31

We invite you to attend free of charge, and beginners, If you need a starter kit they are available for a $15 contribution to Project Knitwell. Experienced knitters may bring their own projects. We also have a small selection of yarn and knitting supplies available for a small donation to Project Knitwell. 

Our programs are open to the community and tailored to meet the needs of people affected by cancer. Classes and workshops are free or low cost on a pay-as-you-can basis, ensuring that our programs are accessible to everyone.


 

About Project Knitwell

Project Knitwell
Project Knitwell is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that brings the joy of knitting to those facing stressful situations. Currently, Project Knitwell operates in the Washington, DC metro area at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (MGUH), Children’s National Medical Center (CNMC), Inova Alexandria Hospital, and Virginia Hospital Center. It also offers knitting lessons and regular drop in knitting sessions to community groups that serve populations facing stressful situations. These have included the John L Gildner Regional Institute for Children and Adolescents, PAIL (DC/DelMar VA Pregnancy and Infant Loss Network), and Camp Friendship and Camp Fantastic, summer camps for children/young adults with cancer.