I am delighted to host another  KAS monthly and there  is something for everyone in this month's topic,   Whatever your level of skill,  let your imagination run riot with your choice of yarn, stitch, colour, pattern, texture, motif, and design to create squares, beanie hats, hand warmers and toys, 

 

Here are just a few ideas to get your needles clicking, though members from the southern hemisphere will have their own interpretations of their gardens.  Be inspired by the colours of nature. Remember that Plain Janes are the foundation of KAS blankets and we would love to reflect a riot of colour in the garden with both self-coloured squares and picture squares.

 

Some ideas:

  • The obvious - flowers, plants, trees, lawns, leaves, soil, fruit & veg.
  • Garden visitors – birds, bees, butterflies, ladybirds, hedgehogs, caterpillars, – perhaps hold a teddy bears’ picnic.
  • Garden features - bird feeders, water features, sand pits, ponds, picnic tables, trellis, fences, paths, crazy paving, tubs, and window boxes.
  • Tools of the trade – spades, forks, wheelbarrows, watering can.

  • Be inspired by a selection of squares made this year by KAS members.

    Help to create a garden of delights to bring colour,       cheerfulness and warmth  into the children's lives.       

    I look forward to seeing your contributions on the Forum.

    THANK YOU


    To see all the photographs  from this month's theme, click 
     http://www.forum.knit-a-square.com/photo/albums/garden-delights-oc

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I can see why this yarn so appealed, Sharon - it make me think of bunches of lavender - I can almos smell their scent.  

Oh how I love these colours! Like Susan, it made me think of lavender, but so many other lovely purple flowers and flowering shrubs too.

I just love those squares Sharon. 

Garden Delights

Daisy Garden

For a little girl

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Sandra - I have printed the photograph of your lovely colourful blanket below  and added a close up of the detail in your squares.  Thank you for all the work you have put into your daisy garden. 

Beautiful blanket - this must have taken you ages Sandra  - kudos!

Sandra, this is a very special blanket, it is so beautifully made; I love your colour choices and the gorgeous flowers...... a little girl is going to love her very own daisy garden :))

This is a fabulous blanket, Sandra. I love everything about it.

WoW!  Sandra, you have outdone yourself.   This is a beautiful, thoughtful, stunning blanket.   Love your background colors, and the variegated used for petals.   You've been really working hard.   

This is one AMAZING blanket, Sandra.....and do I see that you have knitted the flowers in garter? The colours are just beautiful. I can only imagine the hours taken to create this beauty.  :))

That’s absolutely amazing Sandra. 

It is lashing down with rain here in Scotland, as I sit at the computer - so just the day to feature a warm,and colourful   sunflower square, to remind us of summer. 

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