The Ships ProjectBy Rachel Choi – 5 Comments
Founded in October 2001, The Ships Project is dedicated to sending handmade (crocheted and knit) hats, slippers, and Cool-Ties to Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines deployed across the world in the War on Terror.
Here are some free crochet patterns that you can use when making items for The Ships Project or other projects:
Crochet Pattern: Beanie (using double crochet stitches)
How to Crochet a Beanie (with single crochet)
Easy Adjustable Slippers
If you are interested in donating some of your crocheted items, head on over to The Ships Project site to see their regulations and guidelines for creating items for Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines. The list of needed items is constantly changing so be sure to check the list before you get your hook moving. Visit The Ships Project to learn more.
For more charities to donate your crocheted items to, check out the Crochet Spot Charity page.