Chris Chiplen
  • Pendoylan, Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales
  • United Kingdom
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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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Chris Chiplen replied to Karen Gordon's discussion SEPTEMBER 2020 THEME - ABC, 123
"You have certainly been a busy bee Karen! All those appliqués to sew on, you are a star!"
22 hours ago
Chris Chiplen replied to Amy's discussion SEPTEMBER DISTRIBUTION
"It’s absolutely heart breaking, these poor folk have enough to deal with without this tragedy too. I hope no one was hurt. I hope the blanket room has enough blankets etc for Athele to take as many as possible, but I guess she is limited by…"
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Lockdown No 32

"Wow, what an eye catching blanket! The squares are so beautifully made..... as is the blanket :))"
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Chris Chiplen replied to Karen Gordon's discussion SEPTEMBER 2020 THEME - ABC, 123
"Great counting squares Bev, cute appliqués, but as always, your squares with your carefully worked numbers are perfect! :))"
yesterday
Chris Chiplen replied to Karen Gordon's discussion SEPTEMBER 2020 THEME - ABC, 123
"Really delightful, he’s going to be loved by a little one!"
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Chris Chiplen commented on Kathy Chantrell's photo
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Beanies

"A lovely collection of patterns, colours and warmth Kathy :))"
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ABC 123 September 2020 Theme

"What a fun way of counting and learning colours, a child will love these :))"
Sep 19
Chris Chiplen replied to Karen Gordon's discussion SEPTEMBER 2020 THEME - ABC, 123
"What a lot of work Sharon, but it is well worth it :))"
Sep 19
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Lockdown No 31 Chris Chiplen’s Vroom Vroom squares.

"So glad our parcels are arriving! A great mix of colours and designs Estelle, it’s lovely to see my  squares sitting amongst others in this beautifully made blanket. As always, it’s great international team work"
Sep 18
Chris Chiplen replied to Karen Gordon's discussion SEPTEMBER 2020 THEME - ABC, 123
"It was the same for me too :("
Sep 15
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September 2020 - ABC,123 Theme

An aran ABC blanket.
Sep 15
Chris Chiplen replied to Amy's discussion SEPTEMBER DISTRIBUTION
"Thank you so much Athele for the work you are doing with KAS for the children. clearly so many needy vulnerable children. The 5th blanket up in this group of photos (yellow, green and lilac with lilac stripes) is the blanket I made in memory of our…"
Sep 15
Chris Chiplen replied to Karen Gordon's discussion SEPTEMBER 2020 THEME - ABC, 123
"Another batch of beauties!"
Sep 12
Chris Chiplen replied to Karen Gordon's discussion SEPTEMBER 2020 THEME - ABC, 123
"I love everything about this blanket: it is beautifully made in lovely colours, it is educational and most importantly...... it is warm  :))"
Sep 12
Chris Chiplen replied to Karen Gordon's discussion SEPTEMBER 2020 THEME - ABC, 123
"Wow, I love these colours!"
Sep 12
Chris Chiplen replied to Amy's discussion THE BARN 2020
"What a great sight, lots of parcels arriving with so many beautifully crafted items! Jude’s gorgeous Bear blanket and Christmas panels are fantastic :))"
Sep 9

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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!

At 5:05am on February 7, 2016, Liane said…

Thank you Christine :-)

 
 
 

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