The reason we send our parcels:

 

            Reminders when packing:

1. Squares

           -pack flat                  -tail neatly butterflied            -bundled in 5/10

 2. Inside the parcel:                                        3. Check Postage before mailing.

Include the REVISED packing slip.                             Please read ALL instructions.            

Found here   


          
This is a fun way to record what we send.       

Please choose from the following list when recording what you send:

  • SQUARES
  • TOPS (includes vests, sweaters, Go-Overs)
  • BEANIES/HATS 
  • KASCUDDLES
  • SOFT TOYS (teddies, dolls, cuddly toys)
  • SCARVES/NECK WARMERS/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)

 

 

After recording in the 2015 Tally, CLICK HERE to add your squares to the 

KNIT-A-SQUARE DELIVERS ! tally.

 

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 !

A grateful child thanks You !

 

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So I have managed to pack  up and will be sending in the morning when the Post Office opens 5 parcels:

50 squares and 4 hats

60 squares and 6 hats

60 squares and 8 hats

70 squares 

50 squares and 10 hats.

Grand total is 290 squares and 28 hats.  I know that is more than a hat for every 35 squares but up to now we have only sent squares and one solitary hat.

I did forget the paper for inside one parcel (70 squares) but I wrote on the packaging that there were 70 squares and they were from the More Coffee Knitters.

Adding for Rebecca and the More Coffee Knitters: 290 squares and 28 hats. Thank you everyone, what a FABULOUS effort.  :))

New totals:

9257 squares

95 tops

315 beanies/hats

13 KASCuddles

248 soft toys

358 scarves/neckwarmers/handwarmers

237 socks/underwear

40 supplies for gogos

1262 bits and bobs

Thankyou - I have a load more that I just need to get the ends sewn in and butterfly the tails.  I am meeting a friend at the cafe (and maybe some others, who knows) on Thursday afternoon to start on them.  It is great to not worry for now about how we will pay for them to be posted!!!

I am happy to report I have a parcel to send on Tuesday after the Easter break, From me 2 jumpers 10 knitted squares From a friend Thora 20 squares and from another friend Mary 46 squares all made whilst in hospital, Some friends are just wonderful Sent Mary some more wool to-day as the Doctor has told her she will be hospital for another 3 months Bev would add these to the totals for me Please

From Mary DeRome:I am happy to report I have a parcel to send on Tuesday after the Easter break, From me 2 jumpers 10 knitted squares From a friend Thora 20 squares and from another friend Mary 46 squares all made whilst in hospital.

Thank you so much, Mary, Thora and Mary for your valuable contributions. Please send your friend, Mary our best wishes, Mary. It cannot be fun being in hospital for that long.

New totals:

9 333 squares

97 tops

315 beanies/hats

13 KASCuddles

248 soft toys

358 scarves/neckwarmers/handwarmers

237 socks/underwear

40 supplies for gogos

1262 bits and bobs

I sent off 1 parcel this morning: 160 squares, 1 cuddle,2skeins yarn, and 3 special navy blue scarves.

New totals:

9 493 squares

97 tops

315 beanies/hats

14 KASCuddles

248 soft toys

361 scarves/neckwarmers/handwarmers

237 socks/underwear

42 supplies for gogos

1262 bits and bob

That's SUPER, Valerie!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Wow !   The tally is really growing.  The volunteers in South Africa will have fun sorting through all these wonderful items !!  Mary D, please thank your friend for making squares while she recuperates....3 months in hospital would drive me 'up the wall' if I couldn't crochet :-)

I sent 35 squares and 6 hats in February. I'm just about to pack up my next set and will let you go. I didn't realize there was a tally chat. 

Adding the following for Juli Harrington: "I sent 35 squares and 6 hats in February." 

Fabulous package, Juli!!

New totals:

9 528 squares

97 tops

321 beanies/hats

14 KASCuddles

248 soft toys

361 scarves/neckwarmers/handwarmers

237 socks/underwear

42 supplies for gogos

1262 bits and bob

Wonderful additions to the Tally !   Please remember to add to the KAS Reaches Great Heights for the Children challenge as well....we are getting closer to Table Mountain in South Africa !

I've added the squares for Rebecca and More Coffee Knitters, Mary DeRome, Juli Harrington and Mary to the KAS Reaches Great Heights for the Children.  I really want us to reach Table Mountain !!

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