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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Thanks Bev.  Then you will have room for more squares :-)

Just sent 13 squares and a teddy

New totals:

24,590 squares

56569 tops

263 hats

91 KASCuddles

936 soft toys

629 handwarmers

826 pairs of socks/underwear/singlets

595 bits and bobs

Could someone check the tops count as I think it should be 569 not 56569..............although I like the 2nd number more!

Thanks, Jill. You are correct....Totals adjusted accordingly.  :))

New totals:

24,590 squares

569 tops

263 hats

91 KASCuddles

936 soft toys

629 handwarmers

826 pairs of socks/underwear/singlets

595 bits and bobs

Thanks ladies !  

The supplies for the Gogos has disappeared too

Thanks for catching the omission Sue !  

New totals:

24,590 squares

569 tops

263 hats

91 KASCuddles

936 soft toys

629 handwarmers

826 pairs of socks/underwear/singlets

605 supplies for gogos

595 bits and bobs

Yes. Well spotted, Sue.  :))

Ready for tomorrow's post from Heritage Manor:145 squares

New totals:

24,735 squares

569 tops

263 hats

91 KASCuddles

936 soft toys

629 handwarmers

826 pairs of socks/underwear/singlets

605 supplies for gogos

595 bits and bobs

FABULOUS!!!!!!

Mailed yesterday: 42 squares, 1 jumper, 4 pr hand warmers, 1 soft toy, 2 pr socks, 50 plastic sewing needles and some coloured pencils, sharpeners and erasers.

New totals:

24,777 squares

570 tops

263 hats

91 KASCuddles

937 soft toys

633 handwarmers

828 pairs of socks/underwear/singlets

606 supplies for gogos

596 bits and bobs

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