A SAFARI THROUGH AFRICA

This month we will travel across the continent of Africa with most of our attention on South Africa.

We will explore the treasures of the Egyptian pyramids, the wonders of the Okavango Delta, the majesty of Victoria Falls, the flowing waters of the Nile River, the smells and colors of a Moroccan Bazaar, the sands of the Sahara Desert, the snow capped mountains of Mt. Kilimanjaro and the beauty of our beloved South Africa.

Our squares, blankets, toys, hand-warmers and beanies can show us the colors of this continent from the people...

...to the animals...

...to flags...

...and designs...

In past years, Knit a Square has had many distributions on Mandela Day, July 18. We try to have many blankets and items that focus on South Africa, animals, colors and culture.  Our theme is early enough so that we can post our items to be included in this special event.

Since gold can be found in many of the countries in Africa our Color of the Month (COM) is gold/yellow.  Our Pattern of the Year is the Plain Jane, a square of one solid color, usually made with a single crochet or a garter stitch, but they can also be made with other textured stitches.

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Here is Sandra’s fantastic giraffe blanket....

Sandra, your giraffe blanket is amazing.   I love the way you do these, adding in variegated and self-striping yarns in just the right places.   A true work of art.  

Terrific - like others I really appreciate the work in this and this time especially grinned at the variegated giraffes!   Such fun ✔️

My goodness, what an amazing blanket ... and amazing talent!  Thank you, Sandra!  xo

Sandra this blanket, like the elephants, has left me speechless.  You and your entire family are so gifted in making beautiful items for the children in South Africa.

Thank you for your generous spirit.

The volunteers in the barn are going to go crazy over this.

Your blanket is TOTALLY AWESOME, Sandra!!!  Those giraffes are just soooo special.  :))

I am in awe of you amazing ladies who design these splendid blankets.

Thank you Amy for hosting this month.

The information provided was so interesting, some of it I knew, some of it I had forgotten, but a lot of it I hadn't known before.

i loved all the blankets, squares etc made this month.  Such a colourful array of work from all around the world. Well done to everyone.

January 2021 Theme - A Safari Through Africa

A double square.
Camping while on safari through Africa. Have a tent, backpack and sleeping bag and a lantern.

Thank  you for a really fun start to the year, Amy. You have been a superb host.

I truly have enjoyed your informative snippets.

Those elephants are sooooo cool.

This is the proper way to go on a safari Bev.  
What a fun square to make.  Thanks for adding

A clever idea Bev!

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