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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A wonderful package or few, Anne. A HUGE thank you to St. Paul's Leaksdale for their continuing support and generosity.

Just reporting what was posted last week from Slovenia: 441 squares, 7 KAScuddles, 1 Grace vest, 4 hats, 1 scarf, 12 pairs slippers/socks, 14 soft toy balls.

New Totals are:

7067 squares

136 tops

72 hats

30 KAS cuddles

127 soft toys

100 Scarves/neckwarmers/mittens/gloves

261 Socks/underwear

22 Supplies for Gogos

204 bits and bobs

3 blankets

wonderful now we're over 200 blankets this year!

Three cheers for Slovenia!!  Thanks for being such a super "gatherer" Mili

FANTASTIC, Mili!!!!

Amazing effort Mili - thank you.

Thank you all.  The nice thing is, is that the postage costs have remained the same now for the third year in a row.

Postage costs remaining stable for that length of time is a miracle in itself..WOW!!

That's a bumper package from Slovenia!  I'm adding 14 squares, 3 KASCuddles, 2 scarves, 2 pairs of mittens.  New total:

7081 squares

136 tops

72 hats

33 KAS cuddles

127 soft toys

104 Scarves/neckwarmers/mittens/gloves

261 Socks/underwear

22 Supplies for Gogos

204 bits and bobs

3 blankets

Great variety in you package, Lillian.  :))

Two packages sent on April 12! I'm adding 9 squares, 1 KASCuddles, and 10 slip-ins. New total:

7081 squares
136 tops
72 hats
34 KAS cuddles
127 soft toys
104 Scarves/neckwarmers/mittens/gloves
261 Socks/underwear
22 Supplies for Gogos
214 bits and bobs
3 blankets

Good-o, Jolie....great to see more KAScuddles on their way for the bubs. I am knitting one now, between typing...lol. Think it will be my one and only for this year....I forgot how much knitting is involved and the weight of it while making it. :))

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