Last year my boss emailed everyone asking what charities we volunteer for so that she could write a warm and fuzzy holiday season blog post. Um, what charity? Whoops. Given that we had just moved to a new state, I hadn't gotten involved in anything yet, so I was scrambling to find an answer. Why not use my handy-dandy crafting skills? I ended up selecting The Ships Project to make hats for our overseas soldiers and used K as my "head" model for proper sizing.
This year I doubt we're doing the same write-up, but I wanted to continue the tradition of making knitted and crocheted gifts for charity around Christmas. So right after finishing the Halloween decorations, I started making mittens for the Mitten Commitment. Here's what I've finished so far:
You probably can't tell, but they're a pair of Owlet mittens that I found for free on Ravelry. I purposely didn't post a straight-on shot of them because my stranding technique is just terrible looking (always comes out lumpy and uneven). Hopefully the person who receives them won't mind. ^_^;; For the next pair, I'm thinking of continuing the animal theme with these crocheted Shark mittens. :)
What charities do you like to knit or crochet for?