DC Men Knit meets twice a month in the Washington area to knit or crochet scarves, hats and blankets. The members of DC Men Knit tend to spark a degree of fascination when they meet in public places -- but no hostility or discrimination. It was in the park that he kept knitting when the coronavirus pandemic brought travel to a screeching halt. In the DC Men Knit group, each member found a purpose. For Throwe, knitting is reclaiming an art form that "can be modern and useful."