This month KAS is looking to the skies for inspiration for our squares, blankets, hand-warmers, beanies and cuddly soft toys.

Planets, stars, the sun,

the moon, rainbows,

clouds, and anything in the sky.

Then there is the Zodiac.

Chinese New Year Symbols

And so much more to explore!

 Be as creative as you can be.  Remember, there are appliques and all sorts of techniques that you can use to embellish your squares and blankets, beanies and hand-warmers.

Also, the most important square to any KAS blanket is the Plain Jane, PJ, as it is the perfect background for all other squares.

We can not wait to see your amazing creations.

Our pattern of the Month is from the KAS Pattern Book.

Diagonal Square

https://st2.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/3028683667?profile=...

Celestial Sensations Photo Album

Views: 2887

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

I am so excited about this month and looking up to the sky for inspiration for so many fun things.

Here is a little friend from the Chinese New Year calendar.

Well Amy what a fabulous, interesting and inspiring introduction!!!     Your little friend is a cutie too. ❤️

Delightful little monkey.  What is your sign in the Chinese Zodiac? Thanks, Amy? 

Year of the Monkey

Years of the Monkey: 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016, and 2028.

The Monkey is the ninth of 12 animals in the recurring 12-year Chinese zodiac cycle. The 12 zodiac animals are, in order: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Pig. A Monkey year occurs every 12 years.

LOVE your monkey....he is so sweet/mischievous-looking.  :)) 

I have just googled.....never knew what my Chinese symbol was before.....was pleasantly surprised!!

Super introduction Amy and love your monkey. 

Super theme intro, Amy!!  And your little fellow from the Chinese New Year calendar is precious.

I guess the sky's the limit on this one :))))  Blue skies, fluffy or stormy clouds, sun dogs, moon shapes, aurora borealis, sunrises and sunsets all create some very interesting patterns ... and colors for PJs!  I often wonder how many dedicated PJ makers we have out there.  Wouldn't be lovely if they could all post photos, too.  I'd love to see it their work.

Whatever our contributors create will be the sun, moon, and stars to a child in SA ... xo

Gloria you have hit the nail on the head. I was lucky enough to be in SA last week; it was a whistle stop guided tour which included an unexpected visit to one of the improving townships. All I can say is there is still a lot of room for improvement.  Just couldn't get KAS out of my mind while we were there and ever since we returned.   I've been absent from the forum for ages because I was doing a lot of knitting for refugee/homelessness causes but seeing the reality on the ground in the Cape area, Garden route area, and Pretoria to Kruger really made me think very hard indeed. So as you say, "whatever our contributors create will be the sun, moon and stars to a child in SA". It really will.

Thanks for the insight Anne.

Anne, thank you for sharing this with us.  There is too much need everywhere and we all do whatever we can.  I'm sure your refugee/homelessnes causes are glad of your support.  Every little bit we do can make a difference in someone's life ... xo

Thank you for sharing with us, Anne.

Awesome intro to Celestial Sensations theme, Amy . Thank you for hosting one more time this year, #3, right? 

RSS

DONATE: KNIT-A-SQUARE

The Donate button provides 2 options:

  1. One time donation
  2. Monthly subscription               [click the box]

Because of PayPal/banking fees, KAS asks that your donation be 5USD [or more].  Anything less, means your donation is eaten up with fees.  Thank you!

KAS FINANCES

Our goal is to remove the monthly deficit that Ronda and her team have to deal with. You can:

1. Make a donation whenever you are able.

2. Sign up for an ongoing monthly donation (subscription).

3. Shop at the KasShop!

Please follow this discussion for monthly updates, current financial reports and ideas on what we can all do to help. Click link : 

KAS FINANCES 2019

SHOP

NEW!
African Animal Flashcards

The complete alphabet!

VISIT THE KAS SHOP HERE

SQUARES LIST

The AUGUST 2019 Squares List is available.

Visit the
2019 Square Lists discussion

for the most recent lists.

For all other Square Lists, please visit our SQUARE LISTS page.

2019 THEMES OF THE MONTH

    

   Planning ahead??

 See the 2019

LIST OF THEMES

AND

WHAT OUR CHILDREN NEED.

KAS PATTERN BOOK

PATTERN OF THE MONTH

Free Pattern for

Diagonal Square

Click here to view the entire
KAS Pattern Book

FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK

                  here 

CREATECARE GLOBAL

"CreateCare Global has set itself two tasks. The first is physical: to bring hope, support and comfort to children for whom poverty and loss are everyday tormentors. The second, and in our view equally important, is to spread the message to the world."

Our thanks to CreateCare Global for supporting the Square Circle Forum and helping to spread the wonderful work that KAS does.

Learn more about CCG here.

© 2019   Created by Sandy McDonald.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service