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mary commented on Amy's photo

Athele Work

"what a joyous blanket!"
mary replied to Amy's discussion BLANKET ROOM 2019
"ooh I love the hexagon blanket! and I recognise at least one of the granny squares in one blanket as one of mine!"
mary commented on Elaine Jones's photo

Teddy-cotta army? (and friend)

"totally adoreable!"
Mar 12
mary commented on Susanne Leverton's photo

All the odds and endso

"this is stunning! "
Mar 11
mary replied to Leanne Hunt's discussion THAT WARM FUZZY FEELING 2019
"knowing how terrible condiitions are in Zimbabwe its particularly heartening to see the blankets getting distributed there."
Feb 22
mary replied to Amy's discussion APRIL MASS DISTRIBUTION OF 950 BLANKETS
"its wonderful to see the blankets going off to the big distribution. "
Feb 22
mary replied to Andrea Palmatier's discussion KAS FINANCES 2019
"I know one of the volunteer expenses is phone credits so when they are out distributing they can phone the creches or phone in if there are any problems. Also I presume things like tea and biscuits for the volunteers opening parcels. And I do…"
Feb 20
mary replied to Andrea Palmatier's discussion KAS FINANCES 2019
"Andrea I've just taken the  $2 challenge and upped my regular donation. I'm glad it  is a hit with the supporters. I had a long chat with my mum and sister in law re KAS today explaining I'd rather send fewer parcels and…"
Feb 18
mary replied to Amy's discussion A SLICE OF AFRICA - FEBRUARY 2019
"I'm sorry to hear about your cold! keep warm ! lots of hot drinks and a bit of soothing crafting and hopefully you will be feeling better soon!"
Feb 14
mary replied to Amy's discussion APRIL MASS DISTRIBUTION OF 950 BLANKETS
"thanks for letting us know Tracy! I will continue to send toys and it looks like handwarmers would be good to get cracking on!"
Feb 14
mary replied to Amy's discussion SORTED IN SOUTH AFRICA 2019
"I think Rhonda hoped for a raise to 1.50 but the funds really aren't there. I can see with the postal fees the appeal of the large distribution if it cuts fuel costs for a few months. "
Feb 13
mary replied to Amy's discussion SORTED IN SOUTH AFRICA 2019
"about $285! x 4 for a month would be more than $1000 dollars just in postal fees...."
Feb 12
mary replied to Amy's discussion APRIL MASS DISTRIBUTION OF 950 BLANKETS
"Me too Lesley! I know the blankets are so important for warmth and health but the joy of a toy... I must see if I can find any good ones second hand. I'm not that great at producing them."
Feb 12
mary replied to Amy's discussion APRIL MASS DISTRIBUTION OF 950 BLANKETS
"so no toys for the kids? just checking as I just gave two extra teddies to my mom for posting thinking that this distribution may have  a need for toys..."
Feb 12
mary replied to Amy's discussion WARRENTON DISTRIBUTION IN DECEMBER 2018
"oh its good to see the blankets going to underserved areas!"
Jan 31
mary commented on Noortje Pronk's photo
Jan 15

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At 11:02am on January 26, 2018, Diana D said…

"Indeed a great idea!! Thanks Mary for your " 10th anniversary." donation. 

At 9:51am on September 14, 2016, Linda Maltby said…

Hi Mary, just saw your comment on Joan hand-warmers.  I agree they certainly are fabulous.  I see you are looking for a crochet pattern.  There is one in the KAS Pattern book.  It is very easy, if I may say so myself :-)   The only thing is to make sure the ribbing goes around the hand so the HW stretches as the child grows.  Looking forward to a photo of your crochet HWs.


At 5:03am on February 23, 2014, Cherry Ames said…
Hi Mary,
Bev Jeffery and I recognized your checkered square blanket in the sorted in Africa photos. Check it out here if you want to see, it's near the middle of the page:
At 4:15am on September 18, 2013, Anneke said…

Thank you Mary :) xo

At 3:07am on September 15, 2013, Anneke said…

Hi Mary, Thanks so much. I will "unfurl" the blankets soon, I want to make pics of both blankets!...... to be continued.........:-)))

At 12:29am on September 12, 2013, Bev Jeffery said…

Hi Mary.

Best wishes for a Happy Birthday....hope its a goodie.  :))

At 6:38am on April 4, 2013, Valerie Zalewski said…

Mary, what is a tragic teddy?

At 1:28am on September 12, 2012, Bev Jeffery said…

Hi Mary

Happy Birthday...I hope you have a lovely day. :o)

At 11:04pm on September 29, 2011, Kathy Platts said…

Hello Mary and welcome to KAS

I hope you enjoy knitting for this wonderful cause as much as I do! it is so rewarding, and having such lovely people on the forum is truly inspirational - just look at all their pictures!

Have fun with it Mary!




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