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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A lovely blanket, Chris, in the spring colours your son has chosen. He’s got a good eye for colour, and obviously knows how to keep his Mum happy!

Another beauty Chris. 

I do love an African Flower Square.

Ooo this is very lovely Patricia.

Patricia - you have given us such a cheery square to help raise  the sprits. 

I whipped outside to take the photo when the sun made a brief appearance to give it a bit of extra glow!

I love it!

The colours are spot on Patricia. 

I always like to make at least one square in the Pattern of the Month and realised yesterday that I'd completely forgotten this month so I quickly made this one giving my new corner to corner wattle stitch a second outing.

Your. beautiful  Square reminds me of the summer colours  in English country garden - larkspur and sweet peas. 

So pretty....

Lovely squares, Patricia. I particularly like the stitch definition in your C2C.

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