Scarf, Hat, Cool-Tie Project Details: Materials, Size, Patterns (via Operation Gratitude Blog)

Actor and director Ben Affleck helps Operation...
Director Ben Affleck helps volunteers during Operation Gratitude.

I have just spent two days with Operation Gratitude in Van Nuys, CA helping to fold the scarves and hats that people from across the United States have sent in for our Troops for special care packages for Christmas. Please use these instructions posted by Operation Gratitude for our Troops for your Knitting or Crochet Circles for next Christmas.

It is wonderful to see the love that our citizens have given hours knitting and crocheting scarves and hats for our troops who are  in these cold winter climates. One woman said” This scarf was knitted to warm your body and to warm your heart”.

Just seeing what everyone has done has warmed my heart and renewed my faith in our country. I’m so honored to help Operation Gratitude this year in assembling these packages to go to our troops.
Tonight as we were finishing up at the Armory, a truck brought 400 plus more scarves for our troops.   Our troops are so loved by our country and its citizens.

The commitment of our citizens is amazing and so is the commitment of our troops who are keeping us safe. Please work on this wonderful project for next Christmas. It is such a great one to help our troops.

Nothing expresses respect and “thank you” quite like an item made with love.  Our recipients are always deeply touched by your efforts.  We send ~100,000 care packages each year and like to include a handmade item in every package! Here are answers to the questions we are most often asked about our knitting/crocheting project for the troops. When does Operation Gratitude need scarves and hats to send to the troops? We accept scarves and hats from … Read More

via Operation Gratitude Blog


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