Chris Chiplen
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KAS Sisters Meet in Wales

Started this discussion. Last reply by Helen Oct 17, 2016. 12 Replies

I am delighted to say that today I met Amy and her husband Richard fom the USA!When Amy contacted me some time ago to say that she would be spending some time in the UK, as her husband Richard would…Continue

Coffee Morning and Lunch in Purton

Started this discussion. Last reply by Debbie Posmontier Jul 4, 2016. 31 Replies

Today I was chauffeured by my son Andrew to a village called Purton, in Wiltshire, UK. On arrival we were greeted by Louise Tidman and Jude and then we met some of the wonderful team of crafters who…Continue

JANUARY 2016 THEME - OUR BEAUTIFUL WORLD

Started this discussion. Last reply by Barb Beattie Feb 10, 2016. 421 Replies

Happy New Year! Welcome everyone to the KAS Monthly Themes for 2016To bring our themes together this year under 'one umbrella' our focus is.......Colour Their WorldOur aim is to brighten the lives of…Continue

A Little 'Big Day Out'

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gloria Grandy Jul 21, 2015. 34 Replies

Unfortunately, Louise Tidman and I are unable to attend Heather's KAS UK Big Day Out on the 18th July, and decided that the next best thing  would be for us to meet up, for our own little 'Big Day…Continue

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November 2020 Theme - Put on a Happy Face

"I love all your "fabric center" squares!   Your color choices for the backgrounds are perfect and your stitching always is perfect.   You know we will have to copy your technique for fabric at some point in the future,…"
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Chris Chiplen replied to Patricia Underwood's discussion DECEMBER 2020 THEME - BETTER LATE THAN NEVER
"15 lovely warm squares Karen, I like the basketweave pattern too :))"
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Chris Chiplen replied to Patricia Underwood's discussion DECEMBER 2020 THEME - BETTER LATE THAN NEVER
"These are so beautifully made Glo, I think they are wonderful, as will the children :))"
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Chris Chiplen replied to Patricia Underwood's discussion DECEMBER 2020 THEME - BETTER LATE THAN NEVER
"I love it!"
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Chris Chiplen replied to Patricia Underwood's discussion DECEMBER 2020 THEME - BETTER LATE THAN NEVER
"You have created a great intro Patricia! I have used up some left over yarn from two of my blankets this year..... I didnt have quite enough variegated to complete the 3rd square, so added a colour that would go with it, ironically I prefer this…"
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Chris Chiplen replied to Patricia Underwood's discussion DECEMBER 2020 THEME - BETTER LATE THAN NEVER
"Sandra, I love the colours in this beautiful blanket and the striped border frames it well :))"
yesterday
Chris Chiplen replied to Bev Jeffery's discussion NOVEMBER 2020 THEME - Put on a Happy Face
"You certainly have nailed this pattern Glo, I have no doubt that Anne would be chuffed! x"
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Chris Chiplen replied to Bev Jeffery's discussion NOVEMBER 2020 THEME - Put on a Happy Face
" Bev you have been a wonderful host as always........."
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Chris Chiplen replied to Bev Jeffery's discussion NOVEMBER 2020 THEME - Put on a Happy Face
"Last Christmas a KAS sister made and sent pretty needle point angel cards to several KAS friends who loved them, Anne included. One of the other recipients recently asked me if I would like to incorporate hers into a KAS blanket. I decided that I…"
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Chris Chiplen replied to Bev Jeffery's discussion NOVEMBER 2020 THEME - Put on a Happy Face
"Lesley they are super faces, children will love them :))"
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Chris Chiplen replied to Bev Jeffery's discussion NOVEMBER 2020 THEME - Put on a Happy Face
"What a joy for a little one!!"
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Chris Chiplen replied to Anneke's discussion SQUARES LIST 2020
"Thank you Anneke for updating us on the arrival of our parcels, it is greatly appreciated."
Saturday
Chris Chiplen replied to Bev Jeffery's discussion THEMES FOR 2021
"I agree Patricia, I also like to plan ahead. Perhaps when the host for the theme is arranged their colour choice could be decided then, so the themes and colour for each month are together."
Friday
Chris Chiplen replied to Bev Jeffery's discussion BLANKET ROOM 2020
"Thanks Patricia, your work is greatly appreciated. So many beautiful blankets!"
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Chris Chiplen replied to Bev Jeffery's discussion THEMES FOR 2021
"I’m not sure Bev whether including the colour of the month was in addition to a pattern of the month, I think it could be a bit much to have both, it also might sound too prescripive. I think Elsi’s suggestion is a good one, and perhaps…"
Nov 26
Chris Chiplen replied to Bev Jeffery's discussion NOVEMBER 2020 THEME - Put on a Happy Face
"Very cute pugs.... I love the large one in the yellow square. x"
Nov 26

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At 6:36pm on September 29, 2020, Kathy Chantrell said…

Thanks Chris, I enjoyed making these and now in the process of a few more:))

At 8:47pm on August 15, 2017, Ruth dolan said…

Can you explain what "Leave a gift" refers to, please, if you have a moment to spare. 

At 8:45pm on August 15, 2017, Ruth dolan said…

Christine! You're in South Wales and I am in N E Wales (near Llangollen) I have been so fortunate lately to find a friend who works as a volunteer for our local CHALK charity shop, Pam Johnstone.  At CHALK they have lovely retirerd firefighters from the Oswestry Fire and Rescue service to take goods over to Romania, also they have a Removals firm who fill up their spaces with enormous vacuum packed  squares etcetera, for KAS and take them to Bryanstown.  She is a lovely lady who comes to collect my items and have a cuppa and a chat with me.  Some people say there is no God, but I find him over and over in people! x

At 8:33pm on August 15, 2017, Ruth dolan said…

Christine...Thank you for inviting me to be a friend.  If I make mistakes or fail to see your messages, please excuse me...as a Silver Surfer (85) I am a bit of a dum-dum on the computer sometimes!! (Mainly in senior moments) I'm very touched by your request. x

At 4:49pm on May 21, 2017, Kathy Chantrell said…

Thanks for my Birthday Wishes Christine. It is a lovely roomy bag that can be used for several different purposes. Enjoy x x

At 12:35am on March 12, 2017, Helen said…

Thanks for the friend requests, Christine; a pleasure to accept. I've only recently started crocheting and find your beautiful squares and stunning blankets such an inspiration!

At 1:04pm on April 1, 2016, Sarah-jane Stocks said…

Thank you so much Christine for sending me such a lovely message welcoming me to your group :-)

I am 58 a mother of 2 and a Grandma of 3 and my eldest child was 40 just before Christmas last year!

I have knitted for most of my life and recently taught myself to Crochet too. I am really looking forward to getting to know all of you and of course knitting (& crochet) many squares too :-)

I inherited a huge amount of wool on cones from my husband's grandmother's estate when she passed away. She created many beautiful baby outfits on her knitting machine (which I also received) which is resting in its box in the loft untouched :-) as I admit to being a little afraid of it with its beeping and flashing lcd screen when it's plugged in and it's vicious looking hooks or maybe needles which look like they're just waiting to ensnare the sleeves of an unsuspecting hand knitter like myself! Lol

I think my husband will be the one who hooks himself into it to learn to knit with it!

I have a look at the coned wool it is mostly 4ply which will when 2 ends are twisted together will make some Lovely DK to knit squares toys and ?clothing? with for the children in Africa :-)

I am going to bed now but I will take a quick look at the patterns before I go to sleep so I can sleep on it.

This I find is the best way to get knitting patterns into my head so that when I wake up ( after my chores are done) I can sit and knit :-)

So I'll wish you all a very good night and pleasant (creating) dreams and I'll be back tomorrow knitting 

Kindest Regards, Sarah-jane Xx

At 1:25am on March 14, 2016, Diana D said…

Thanks Christine for the pictures. It was great to  'meet' you!! A very successful and fun event . Congrats, again and again!! / diana

At 1:13am on February 14, 2016, Christine Johnson said…

Hi Christine,

I think you may be interested to see the last photo posted under Sorted in Africa if you haven't already - http://forum.knit-a-square.com/forum/topics/sorted-in-south-africa-2016?page=3&commentId=3276523%3AComment%3A691704&x=1#3276523Comment691704

At 10:18am on February 10, 2016, Denise Casari said…

Thank you so much Christine! :) I'm really looking forward to helping create beautiful blankets for children in need!

 
 
 

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