2014 KNIT-A-SQUARE TALLY

                              

          

In order to shorten and simplify the item count list this year,  

we are asking that you choose from the following list when recording what you send.

 This will make it much easier for everyone to copy and paste the list.

  • SQUARES
  • TOPS (includes vests, sweaters, Go-Overs)
  • BEANIES/HATS (please don’t forget, KAS South Africa has a room full of hats to distribute)
  • KASCUDDLES
  • SOFT TOYS (teddies, dolls, cuddly toys)
  • SCARVES/NECK WARMERS/MITTENS/GLOVES/HAND-WARMERS
  • SOCKS/UNDERWEAR (includes t-shirts, undershirts/singlets, underpants and slippers)
  • SUPPLIES FOR GOGOs (knitting needles, crochet hooks, sewing needles, yarn)
  • BITS AND BOBS (pens, pencils, books, anything that doesn’t fit in elsewhere)

         

How do I add to the ongoing tally?

If you were able to add to the 2013 Tally without a problem please continue to use that method. However, if you are having problems, try one of these options:   [iPad users may still have difficulty]

Option 1:

  1. Go to the last entry in the tally
  2. Copy the entire list to Word Pad or Clipboard
  3. Make changes in the list to reflect the number of items you are sending
  4. Copy the entire list again
  5. Click on ‘Reply to This’ (right under the introduction) Add a comment: “Joan – adding 5 squares, I hat, 2 pr. socks” then paste the revised list.
  6. Click on Add Reply.

This will place your reply at the very end of the discussion so the next person leaving a message will have the correct figures

Option 2

  1. Click on ‘Reply to This’ (right under the introduction), Add a comment: “Joan – adding 5 squares, I hat, 2 pr. socks"
  2. Go to the last entry in the tally and copy the entire list
  3. Paste in ‘Reply to This’, after your comment
  4. Make changes in the list to reflect the number of items you are sending
  5. Click on Add Reply.

This will place your reply at the very end of the discussion so the next person leaving a message will have the correct figures

If you absolutely find this process baffling, just post a note of what you are sending, No worries – one way or another we’ll get them added to the tally.

 

The KAS Reaches Great Heights for the Children

is working its way towards Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa.  

After recording in the 2014 Tally, go to the Heights Challenge by clicking here to add your squares to the Heights total. 

See where we have travelled and how high the stack has become!

[Please add to the latest comment]

A TIP:

It is a good idea to check the Squares Lists every month to see when your parcels arrive.  The South African team doesn't always have time to send a reply ...although they do try !

 

 

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January 1st heralds a new year and a new Tally !

0 Squares

0 Tops

0 Beanies/Hats

0 KASCuddles

0 Soft Toys

0 Scarves/neckwarmers/mittens/gloves

0 Socks/Underwear

0 Supplies for Gogos

0 Bits and bobs

Not sure where your item belongs ?  Please check the descriptions in the introduction for clarification.

LOVE LOVE LOVE the streamlined tally, Linda. Thank goodness....no endless trawling through a loooong list of items to find the one or two you want to adjust. Hopefully, this might also encourage more of our wonderfully, generous folk to add to the tally....it is going to be soooo much quicker. You did well!!!!

this is a brilliant idea and makes things so much easier for everyone

Linda...........the new method is beyond my computer skills.  Will have to leave the tally to the more computer knowledgeable!

Mailed yesterday:  20 squares, 10 teddies, 10 pairs socks, 1 pair gloves.

Happy New Year to all!

Not a problem Helen, I'll add for you.

If you've been able to add to the 2013 tally, please use that method as it will work here as well.

Our first totals for the new year !!

Adding for Helen Flagg:

20 squares, 10 teddies, 10 pairs socks, 1 pair gloves.

20 Squares

0 Tops

0 Beanies/Hats

0 KASCuddles

10 Soft Toys

1 Scarves/neckwarmers/mittens/gloves

10 Socks/Underwear

0 Supplies for Gogos

0 Bits and bobs

 

just one question do we add the squares for the heights challenge here instead of the thread for the heights challenge?

Ann, we're going to make you add to both totals !  First here for everything you send and then just your squares total in the thread for the Height Challenge.

ok thanks

I have 45 squares, 1 hat and 1 cuddle to add, as well as several slip-ins (crayons and socks), 4 soft toys also. I'm adding them the old way!!

65 Squares

0 Tops

1 Beanies/Hats

1KASCuddles

14 Soft Toys

1 Scarves/neckwarmers/mittens/gloves

20 Socks/Underwear

0 Supplies for Gogos

5 Bits and bobs

 

Well done Valerie !   Nice to see the tally climbing already !

Wishing you and yours a Happy New Year !

A GREAT start to our 2014 tally, Helen and Valerie.

YAY!! We are up and running!!

I have to add 20 squares 15 pairs of gloves and 2 pairs of undies

85 Squares

0 Tops

1 Beanies/Hats

1KASCuddles

14 Soft Toys

16 Scarves/neckwarmers/mittens/gloves

22  Socks/Underwear

0 Supplies for Gogos

5 Bits and bobs

 

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