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Lesley King replied to Patricia Underwood's discussion December 2019 Theme - CLEAR THE DECKS
"That's so good to hear, Patricia, but don't overdo things - you still need (crochet) time to recuperate :))"
Tuesday
Lesley King replied to Anne Powell's discussion THE FIRST ANNUAL KAS VIRTUAL COOKIE EXCHANGE
"This is one of my favourite biscuit/cookie recipes, because they're not only delicious but quick and easy to make (I particularly like 'melting' recipes, as they're advantageous for anyone with arthritic hands who may find…"
Nov 5
Lesley King replied to Anne Powell's discussion THE FIRST ANNUAL KAS VIRTUAL COOKIE EXCHANGE
"Can't wait to try this - it sounds delicious. (May have to halve the quantities, bake it in a loaf tin and guess the cooking time.) And well done on winning first prize!"
Nov 4
Lesley King replied to Susan Donaldson's discussion LUCKY CELEBRATIONS - OCTOBER 2019
"Playing catch-up, as usual, and marvelling over all the wonderful contributions - thank you, Susan, for the inspiration for all these amazing creations!"
Nov 2
Lesley King replied to Bev Jeffery's discussion FUNNY AND FANTASTIC 2019
"Ok, Chris, I'll go for that!"
Oct 7
Lesley King replied to Bev Jeffery's discussion FUNNY AND FANTASTIC 2019
"What more could we want? :))"
Oct 7
Lesley King replied to Bev Jeffery's discussion THEMES FOR 2020
"Wow, Bev, you've done an amazing job of pulling all those ideas together - most definitely something for everyone. Thank you for all your hard work.  My head is already buzzing with ideas - oh, hang on a minute, maybe I should finish…"
Oct 6
Lesley King replied to Susan Donaldson's discussion LUCKY CELEBRATIONS - OCTOBER 2019
"Celebrating new arrivals.  I was so pleased to learn a little while ago that KAS can still accept and pass on baby clothes, etc, as I love knitting for tinies.  Lots more in the pipeline!"
Oct 2
Lesley King replied to Amy's discussion CELESTIAL SENSATIONS - SEPTEMBER 2019
"THANK YOU, Amy, for a stimulating and fascinating month - it's been amazing to see the wonderful creations KASers have come up with, and the children who receive them will, I hope, be thrilled and equally fascinated."
Oct 1
Lesley King replied to Amy's discussion CELESTIAL SENSATIONS - SEPTEMBER 2019
"Fabulous squares, Bev - brightening my day, if not yours!"
Sep 30
Lesley King replied to Amy's discussion CELESTIAL SENSATIONS - SEPTEMBER 2019
"'Stormy Sky' squares - enjoyed knitting diagonals again."
Sep 26
Lesley King replied to Amy's discussion BLANKET ROOM 2019
"Bev, it appeared in the June theme, 'Seasonal Delights', but at the time I was having major problems with the photo section (wasn't able to complete the Album for that month), so I guess this one didn't make it into my photos -…"
Sep 21
Lesley King replied to Amy's discussion CELESTIAL SENSATIONS - SEPTEMBER 2019
"Wonderful blanket, Patricia - so bright and cheerful!"
Sep 21
Lesley King replied to Amy's discussion BLANKET ROOM 2019
"I'll save your sanity, Bev - it's mine, as is the one below it.  So excited to see them here :))  Happy dance!"
Sep 20
Lesley King replied to Amy's discussion CELESTIAL SENSATIONS - SEPTEMBER 2019
"Gorgeous squares and hats, Karen (and a serious attack of yarn envy here!)"
Sep 19
Lesley King replied to Amy's discussion CELESTIAL SENSATIONS - SEPTEMBER 2019
"I love these, and I'm sure the children who receive them will, too."
Sep 16

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At 10:20pm on April 18, 2018, Anneke said…

Thank you so much Lesley for your compliments. I will write you an email and explain how I made the edge around the blanket. xo

At 8:26pm on December 28, 2016, Valerie Zalewski said…

Lesley, did you find a pattern for the pentagons?Please  let me know. If you didn't, I'll send you the pattern I use.

At 4:28am on December 13, 2016, Valerie Zalewski said…

I have a pattern for the African Flower Ball. I can send it to you, but I found it on Internet under African Flower Soccer Ball. It was created to celebrate the World Cup in SA. If you can't find it ther, let me know and I'll send you my copy. It's only 5 rounds. You need 12 to make a ball the size of mine, which is smaller then a regular soccerball.

At 8:22am on November 23, 2016, Helen said…

Hi Lesley

I saw your comment on my square (thank you!). The yarn that I used is called Crofter and is made by Sirdar. It comes in many different colour combinations and is lovely to work with. In this picture, it is the ball on the far right: http://forum.knit-a-square.com/photo/bargain-yarn?context=user

Hope that helps! Helen

At 11:55am on November 9, 2016, Bev Jeffery said…

Hi Lesley.

No worries. It takes a little time to see how it all 'works'.

Thanks again for joining us.....and....Happy knitting/crocheting.  :))

At 3:10am on November 9, 2016, Bev Jeffery said…

Hi Lesley.

A warm welcome to Knit A Square from over here in Western Australia. :))

Knitting or crocheting an 8" square or two or possibly even a few is a wonderful gift for the children. They love to receive their blankets, created from squares, which come from kindly, caring folk such as yourself, from over 60 countries all over our world. You are encouraged to knit/crochet in any stitch you prefer, but we do ask that they not be too 'lacy' as warmth is our highest priority. PJs (Plain Janes as they are affectionately known) are the backbone to all our blankets. These are single colour squares that are in garter stitch(knitting) or single crochet as they are very solid and provide a contrast to a picture/striped/patterned square or two that may be added to a blanket.By clicking on the KASpattern book tab at the top of the page you can also find lots of  patterns provided by our fellow KASers.  If you would kindly check out our wishlist for 2016, you can see what items we are currently focusing on.

 http://forum.knit-a-square.com/forum/topics/wish-list-2016

 Clicking on the  'Helpful Hints' tab at the top of the page, will possibly answer many initial questions you may have . Any other questions...please ask...we love to help.  :))

If you'd like to see what other KASers have been making please click on the photo tab at the top of the page....and feel free to add photos of your own work...we would love to see them. Just click on 'add photos' and follow the prompts.

If you want to see the most active discussions at present, you may like to click on the 'main page' tab and they are listed in the centre of that page...just pick one and click on it. It is a large website, but with so much fun and info.

Each month we have a fun theme to inspire and motivate us. If you would like to see this month's theme, please click on this link

http://forum.knit-a-square.com/forum/topics/november-theme-pretty-pastels

It is just for fun and there is no pressure to join in.  ANY squares you may like to make will be much appreciated.  :))

You may also like to check out our KASshop tab at the top of the page. There are cards and gifts for many occasions.

Here is a wonderful song created by one of our member's and her family. You might like to take the time to listen...you'll love it.

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGvqcUZ4OGs&feature=youtu.be

Thank you for joining us.  :))

At 2:47am on November 9, 2016, Diana D said…

A warm welcome Lesley from NYC.

We are so pleased you have joined us, a circle of caring friends and volunteers from all over the globe determined to make a difference in a child life stitch by stitch, one square at a time. Spread the warmth and knit a square.” 

Best,

diana

 
 
 

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