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Comment by Amy yesterday

August 11, 2020 – Twelve boxes of squares on their way!

In this week’s episode, we hear from Cath Riley of Liverpool, a long-standing member of Knit-a-Square who has used her crocheting skills and community connections to send hundreds of blankets’ worth of squares to South Africa. She chats about her choice of shipping method and describes the process of gathering the squares ahead of dispatch.

We also hear from Vivienne, a volunteer living in Soweto, who talks about her involvement with the children at a local community outreach project and how they are managing during the lockdown with the closure of schools.

https://knit-a-square.com/kas-podcast/

Comment by Karen Gordon on Saturday

 Jus had a look and it's fine to send UK parcels to South Africa, they are accepting them again.

Comment by Rebecca Price on Saturday

Do we yet know if we can send parcels?  I sent some when he UK Post Office said they were sending stuff - but then it turns out SA was not accepting UK post.......

Comment by Amy on July 27, 2020 at 10:38am

The July issue is filled with news of distributions and a link to the new KAS YouTube channel.

Check out all the KAS news today.

Comment by Amy on June 29, 2020 at 2:30am

The June issue of KAS Snippets is now online.  

This month our volunteers were able to visit The Barn twice, as well as help supply some distributions.

We also highlight several fun discussions on the the Forum.

Here is the link: http://square-circle-forum.ning.com/forum/topics/kas-snippets-june-...

Comment by Amy on June 17, 2020 at 6:30am

June 16 2020 – Explore the Square Circle Forum!

In the first half of the show, Leanne chats to Lindi, Knit-a-Square’s longest-serving volunteer, who shares about life in Soweto during the lockdown and her work distributing blankets.

In the second half, she chats to Andrea, one of our hard-working moderators, about the Square Circle Forum. This is our membership platform which is easy to join and full of interesting conversation threads. This is where you’ll also find photos of completed blankets and distributions.

https://knit-a-square.com/kas-podcast/

Comment by Amy on June 6, 2020 at 1:48am

The Knit a Square BARN is now accepting parcels!

Yes, you can start shipping your parcels, but please check with your postal service to see if they are sending items to South Africa. The UK has just opened up services. The USA,Croatia and Canada to date are still NOT shipping to South Africa.

Reminders:
Use the packing slip/mailing label found under NOTES on this page.

Do NOT insure, register or track package. This adds heavy custom fees in SA.

Declare value of $0 or $1.

Declare as a gift.

Comment by Amy on May 25, 2020 at 11:24am

Gloria has put together another amazing issue of the Snips that will keep you up to date with the Knit a Square community.

Leanne has a new Podcast where she is interviewing KAS members.

There is some news about the little activity in the KAS Barn.

Our Corona Corner is full of inspiration.

Please check it out: http://square-circle-forum.ning.com/forum/topics/kas-snippets-may-2020

Comment by Amy on April 28, 2020 at 5:37am

The April issue of Knit a Square Snippets has been posted to the Forum.

There is a wonderful tribute to KAS Sister Anne Powell, information about our first KAL headed by Rebecca in the UK and so much more.
Comment by Elaine Jones on April 5, 2020 at 12:24am

You're right - the Galaxy money was very useful so it is worth persevering.

 

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