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Elizabeth Ellis
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Wool thickness

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jana Hruba Jun 18, 2013. 5 Replies

Is it Acceptable to use Double Knit and 4mm needles to make garments and squares Regards Elizabeth EllisContinue

Knitters List

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pam Antink Jun 28, 2012. 1 Reply

Good Morning all I have just looked at the squares list and thought I had found my name, but I knew that my last parcel was sent earlier this month (June). That got me wondering how many more…Continue

I need to ask some advice

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pam Antink Jun 6, 2012. 5 Replies

Last time I posted I was talking about the cost of postage. Today my husband went to post another parcel. He did not post it because I will have to save some money for the postage. Yes it was a big…Continue

Postage Rates UK

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pam Johnson Mar 28, 2011. 5 Replies

My husband has just posted my first parcel of hats and squares to you I was  quite surprised  when he said he had been charged £14 I asked him if he had said that it was for charity and no to…Continue


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I have just joined and I am very pleased to be here. I hope to make many friends here

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At 12:33am on October 6, 2013, Bev Jeffery said…

Happy Birthday Elizabeth.  :))

At 10:21pm on October 6, 2012, Bev Jeffery said…

Happy Birthday Elizabeth....hope its a wonderful day.  :))

At 5:10am on May 1, 2012, Christine Johnson said…

Hi Elizabeth,

I saw your query on 'Latest activity' but can't find the original post so I hope you find this. I use scraps of yarn a lot and recently came across this suggestion from Rachel which I found works well http://forum.knit-a-square.com/forum/topics/the-magic-knot

Apart from this I usually try to make my joins at the end of a row so that the ends can be woven into the edges and then secured by the seam. Failing that I do knot in a row but make sure that I knot at least two or three inches from the ends of the yarn which I then knit in and unless the knitting pattern is very plain the join can't be seen and I'm happy that it won't unravel. Hope this helps.

At 8:25am on April 01, 2011, Barbara Hawkins gave Elizabeth Ellis a gift
At 8:25am on April 1, 2011, Barbara Hawkins said…

Hi Elizabeth,

Many thanks for the friends request.  I see you had a problem with postage. The PO always want to send parcels by airmail, so I usually say surface mail before I hand the parcel over.  It often takes a couple of repeats but they get the message in the end.

My parcels have ranged from about £3.50 to £6.80 so far.

Happy days, Barbara

At 5:04am on March 25, 2011, Linda Maltby said…

Welcome Elizabeth !  I live in Canada but we have family in Redcar so I actually know where Billingham is :-)  We have been through on our way to/from Redcar.

Have you seen the February-April challenge ?  The need is for squares to fill a bus....we have started to fill up bus # 6 !


Pleased you have joined.  Do you knit or crochet?




At 2:16am on March 25, 2011, Barbara Hawkins said…

Hi Elizabeth and welcome to KAS.  I originate from Tyneside so I try to keep up to date with North East news.  I visited Billingham about 30 years ago on a training course.  I remember staying with a lady who only had a coal fire for heat and it was only lit at night.

It was one of the coldest weeks of my life because of course it just happened to be winter.

I mainly knit jumpers with matching hats as knitting an 8" square for me seems impossible.  I've recently started crochet classes which I really enjoy.

This site seems vast and it does take time to navigate, however everyone is very friendly and helpful.

Whatever you do for KAS will be well received.  Happy knitting/crochet/sewing.


At 6:31am on March 24, 2011, P. Jeanne Haessler said…
I find UFO's (unfinished objects) the bane of my existence too and recently was able to finish several unfinished squares I found stashed away, plus two slipovers.  Great feeling of accomplishment I must say.  I like the squares too because they're fast to do, less likely to end up in a bag in my closet "for another day". :P
At 3:26pm on March 22, 2011, P. Jeanne Haessler said…

Welcome to KAS, Elizabeth from across the Pond in Canada.  Do check out the U.K. group, they're so lively and on the go, always up to something. :) I find KAS such a rewarding cause to be involved in and I hope you enjoy it too.  Do check out the New Member Guide which is found by clicking "Main Page" in the header above.  To reach the Discussions just click Forum above. Any questions just PM me. :)  So, welcome to Knit A Square! Blankets and hats and sweaters direct from our hands to their hearts, a win-win.

At 3:23pm on March 22, 2011, Debbie Posmontier said…
Welcome Elizabeth!  So glad you joined us. The photos of the children are what get me knitting, too. I'm from suburban Philadelphia in a township called Cheltenham. We have a sister city in the UK!!


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