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: 159
Latest Activity: Jan 13

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 March 23, 2020 at 5:41am

Update from Ronda about Corona Virus

Things are hotting up in SA regarding Covid-19 - the president due to speak in an hour or two and we suspect it will be the lock down talk. 

I have already asked a Lindi, Wandi, Mabel and Nani to make this Tues their last volunteer day until 5th May ... they wanted to continue but it’s not viable as most are using public transport in between times and that is where the most contact transmission will take place. So I’ll do the post tomorrow with Themba for the last time ... and deliver it to the barn ... and that will be the end for more than a month. I’m so sorry to give such bad news but if this virus takes hold in the high density areas it will cause total devastation.

Please do not send any post to South Africa until further notice.

Thanks to all of you for your support of Knit a Square.

Comment by Amy on February 25, 2020 at 1:42am

This month's issue of the Knit a Square Snippets has been broadcast on the Square Circle Forum.

There is news about a touching distribution, a visit to The Barn and so much more.

We hope you enjoy reading about all the news in the KAS world.

Comment by Amy on January 28, 2020 at 1:56am

Check out this month's issue of the Knit a Square Snippets.

There is a great round up of the 2019 year...distributions, virtual blanket success and much more.

January 2020 has been very active on the Square Circle Forum.  Our monthly theme has brought some marvelous photos of wonderful creations.  We have news from The Barn and The Blanket Room, too.

We hope you enjoy catching up with on the news in the KAS world.

Comment by Amy on December 19, 2019 at 7:47am

This December issue of the KAS Snippets is live and filled with personal holiday messages from the KAS Barn, Free State Province and the Moderators.

There are updates on incredible distribution, and summaries from activities related to the world of KAS.

We wish all of you a blessed holiday season, and want to say thank you for all your support that makes Knit a Square so successful

Comment by Amy on November 26, 2019 at 1:53am
The November issue of KAS Snippets is live.
There are plenty of ideas for holiday gifts, inspirational photos from the Blanket Room and of Distribution, a Virtual Blanket and so much more.
Comment by Anne Powell on November 18, 2019 at 9:42am



Every one has one, in some form or other. She's the hard-to-buy for person on everyone's Christmas list. She already has everything a person could want, she is allergic to chocolates and flowers. but you have to find a gift for her.

You can find the answer to this problem by visiting the Let's Talk Shop discussion here on page 8 and forward.

You will find some unique gift suggestions you might not have thought of. (if you go to the KAS Shop here you might even catch a glimpse of Aunt Nellie 'cause she shops there too, knowing that every penny spent in the Shop goes straight to the work of KAS SA).

Comment by Anne Powell on November 2, 2019 at 12:47am

Don't forget to join in the first ever KAS VIRTUAL COOKIE EXCHANGE here.

Share your favourite recipes, discover some new ones.
NOTE: the recipes are calorie-free (the actual cookies - maybe not.)

Comment by Amy on October 29, 2019 at 1:28am

Our incredible newsletter for October, produced by Gloria, is on the Forum, check it all out Here.

News about KAS Sisters getting together, celebrating Cath Riley's 500 blanket for KAS and so much more.

Comment by Amy on September 23, 2019 at 3:41am

The latest issue of KAS Snippets is on the Forum.

Read about some amazing distributions, and items coming up for KAS.

Check it all out here:

Comment by Amy on August 24, 2019 at 7:09am

The August issue of The Snippets is out.  

We have fabulous stories about distributions and donations and more.

Check it all out on the Square Circle Forum:


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Due to Covid-19 the Squares lists are delayed.

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