The Ships Project

What We're Sending

All items currently being sent by The Ships Project are listed on this page.

Any items meeting our guidelines, but not listed here, are not

currently being sent due to the changing needs of our Troops.

Please hold these items until they are needed.

 

Visit the Item Guidelines page for more information

on acceptable colors, fabrics, and yarns.

 

Visit the Patterns page for approved knit, crochet, and sewn patterns.

  • Hats and Slippers: Knitted, Crocheted, or Sewn
    • Ships
      • Single strand worsted weight (4ply) yarn or equivilant
      • Any non-specialty yarn, soft yarns such as Caron Simply Soft are preferred.  Acrylic, animal fiber, or blends such as Wool-Ease.
      • Any masculine colors.  Sports team colors and patriotic colors are popular.
      • PLEASE AVOID: Pastels, "flecked" yarns, white.
    • Ground Troops
      • Single strand worsted weight (4ply) yarn or equivilant.
      • 100% Animal Fibers ONLY (such as wool or alpaca) due to military safety regualtions.
      • Black or Coyote Brown ONLY, due to military safety regulations.  No color stripes.
    • Medical Units
      • Single strand worsted weight (4ply) yarn or equivilant.
      • 100% Animal Fibers ONLY (such as wool or alpaca) due to military safety regualtions.
      • Any masculine colors that are fun, bright, and cheerful.  Sports team colors and patriotic blends are popular.
      • PLEASE AVOID: Pastels, "flecked" yarns, black, white, brown, tan, and other drab colors.

Upcoming Needs

Items we anticipate needing in the coming months, so you can begin working on them.

Please note, that due to military guidelines, these may change at any time.

Please DO NOT send these items at this time

 

  • Cool Ties

    • Ground Troops:
      • 100% Cotton fabric

      • Tan Only, due to military safety regulations

    • Medical Units and Ships:
      • 100% Cotton fabric

      • Patriotic prints*, "fun" masculine prints, and solid navy blue.
      • *Please avoid any prints with an exact replication of the American flag, as these can not be worn due to military regulations.