Downunder and land of the long white cloud


Downunder and land of the long white cloud

For all of us who live upside down on the bottom of the earth to share local craft events, wool and yarn specials and other bits of interest.

Location: Melbourne
Members: 160
Latest Activity: Sep 27

Discussion Forum

Winter specials!!!

Started by Lyn Yvette Gardiner. Last reply by Maureen (Maudie) Anne Bryan Jul 11, 2015. 2 Replies

Yarn - where to buy

Started by Jypsi Mabbott. Last reply by Tricia Hughes Jun 20, 2015. 11 Replies

No squares this weekend!

Started by Allison Winter. Last reply by Bev Jeffery Apr 20, 2015. 3 Replies

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Comment by Amy on September 27, 2022 at 2:04am

The September issue of KAS Snippet in now available on The Forum.

Read Gloria's moving tribute to Jeanne Haessler, a long time KAS supporter and contributor.

Heather Mensah has provided an important graph detailing the new economy postal rates from the UK.

Catch up on all the latest KAS news and happenings in this month's edition.

Comment by Amy on August 25, 2022 at 1:03am

This edition of the KAS Snippets celebrates Christmas with two distribution by Wandi and Themba, and our 7th Anniversary of moving into The Barn.

We have highlights from our "Give Me A Hug" theme, a challenge for creating hand-warmers and much more.

Check out all the KAS news here:

Comment by Bev Jeffery on August 2, 2022 at 11:46am

Thanks Wendy.  :))

Comment by Amy on August 2, 2022 at 12:41am

Thank you so much for keeping us in the loop in regards to mail from Australia.

Comment by Wendy on August 1, 2022 at 11:31pm

I was able to send a parcel today (1st August). Sent it by 'Standard' mail which should hopefully be quicker than Seamail (I think it goes Airmail part of the way). Hoping it will arrive soon!

Comment by Amy on July 25, 2022 at 9:14am

The July issue of KAS Snippets is up on The Forum.
This month we highlight a get-together between Chris from the UK as she travels to visit Gloria in Canada. It is a wonderful story and filled with great pictures.
We focus three distributions made by many of our volunteers.
We answer some of your question about sea mail/surface mail from Australia and Canada.
We also have lots of news from The Barn.
Comment by Wendy on July 23, 2022 at 12:57am

Thanks Susanne, will see what I can do with my parcel this week,

Comment by Amy on July 23, 2022 at 12:56am

Thank you Susanne for this wonderful information.  It explains to much as to the current situation.

I will be including this in the July Snips.

Comment by Susanne Leverton on July 23, 2022 at 12:51am

Hello fellow Aussies. I was able to post a large parcel to KAS today ( July 22. Initially the PO computer wouldn’t accept it so the manager made a phone call to the Parcel Post hotline and verified that the budget no tracking seamail is the only Parcel Post affected. The more expensive Standard seamail parcel post is available to send. My cost went up $30 from $110 to $140. I elected to send it as I am already filling another large bag. There was no problem with sending at this rate. Apparently there is a huge backlog of the cheaper parcels awaiting departure to SA hence the temporary ban on accepting further budget seamail

Comment by Wendy on July 8, 2022 at 11:52pm

Thanks Amy, will be interested to see what the problem is.


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