Lesley King
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Lesley King replied to Rebecca Price's discussion SWEETS FOR MY SWEET - AUGUST 2020 THEME
"And the little chaps in front remind me of jelly babies - my all time favourite!  Lovely collection - many thanks to your generous friends."
Sep 2
Diane Burns commented on Lesley King's photo
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Diane Burns commented on Lesley King's photo
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Lesley King replied to Rebecca Price's discussion SWEETS FOR MY SWEET - AUGUST 2020 THEME
"Patricia, you might just have given me the excuse I need :))"
Aug 22
Lesley King replied to Rebecca Price's discussion SWEETS FOR MY SWEET - AUGUST 2020 THEME
"Beautiful blanket, Sandra, but now I'm craving jelly beans (one of my favourites) as well as liquorice allsorts!!"
Aug 21
Lesley King replied to Rebecca Price's discussion SWEETS FOR MY SWEET - AUGUST 2020 THEME
"Marion, I did so hope when this theme started that someone would produce Liquorice Allsorts, and these are just perfect - thank you.   I haven't been able to contribute to recent themes, as I'm still not able to buy more yarn,…"
Aug 21
Lesley King replied to Rebecca Price's discussion SWEETS FOR MY SWEET - AUGUST 2020 THEME
"Another beauty, Patricia - your colour/sweet matches are amazing, further proof of my theory about the yarn manufacturers - lol!"
Aug 20
Lesley King replied to Gloria Grandy's discussion 2020 TALLY RALLY
"Two lockdown blankets = 70 squares NEW TOTAL 7322"
Aug 19
Lesley King replied to Rebecca Price's discussion SWEETS FOR MY SWEET - AUGUST 2020 THEME
"Wonderful blanket, Chris, and the colours are perfect for Rainbow Drops  - I'm beginning to wonder if the yarn manufacturers have been looking at sweets :)) "
Aug 17
Lesley King replied to Rebecca Price's discussion SWEETS FOR MY SWEET - AUGUST 2020 THEME
"I'd fight you for the Turkish Delight, Patricia - always my first choice from a box of chocolates. I must admit, though, that white chocolate is my favourite (although purists tell me it's not really chocolate at all!), and I don't…"
Aug 16
Patricia Underwood commented on Lesley King's photo
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'Unforeseen' lockdown blanket no. 1

"Oh, of course, you can actually send yours off, Lesley! Both blankets are beautiful. Like Valerie you've been having fun with colour combinations."
Aug 16
Amy commented on Lesley King's photo
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'Unforeseen' lockdown blanket no. 2

"I am loving the panel effect. Those bright colors are sure to please."
Aug 16
Amy commented on Lesley King's photo
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'Unforeseen' lockdown blanket no. 1

"Truly amazing Lesley, and I know the ladies in the barn will be happy to get it soon."
Aug 16
Karen Gordon commented on Lesley King's photo
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'Unforeseen' lockdown blanket no. 1

"Lovely - I think purple is a very under-rated colour.   This just hums "look at me"."
Aug 16
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Karen Gordon commented on Lesley King's photo
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'Unforeseen' lockdown blanket no. 2

"Oooo Lesley you've had some lockdown fun here - very nice!"
Aug 16

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At 10:20pm on April 18, 2018, Anneke said…

Thank you so much Lesley for your compliments. I will write you an email and explain how I made the edge around the blanket. xo

At 8:26pm on December 28, 2016, Valerie Zalewski said…

Lesley, did you find a pattern for the pentagons?Please  let me know. If you didn't, I'll send you the pattern I use.

At 4:28am on December 13, 2016, Valerie Zalewski said…

I have a pattern for the African Flower Ball. I can send it to you, but I found it on Internet under African Flower Soccer Ball. It was created to celebrate the World Cup in SA. If you can't find it ther, let me know and I'll send you my copy. It's only 5 rounds. You need 12 to make a ball the size of mine, which is smaller then a regular soccerball.

At 8:22am on November 23, 2016, Helen said…

Hi Lesley

I saw your comment on my square (thank you!). The yarn that I used is called Crofter and is made by Sirdar. It comes in many different colour combinations and is lovely to work with. In this picture, it is the ball on the far right: http://forum.knit-a-square.com/photo/bargain-yarn?context=user

Hope that helps! Helen

At 11:55am on November 9, 2016, Bev Jeffery said…

Hi Lesley.

No worries. It takes a little time to see how it all 'works'.

Thanks again for joining us.....and....Happy knitting/crocheting.  :))

At 3:10am on November 9, 2016, Bev Jeffery said…

Hi Lesley.

A warm welcome to Knit A Square from over here in Western Australia. :))

Knitting or crocheting an 8" square or two or possibly even a few is a wonderful gift for the children. They love to receive their blankets, created from squares, which come from kindly, caring folk such as yourself, from over 60 countries all over our world. You are encouraged to knit/crochet in any stitch you prefer, but we do ask that they not be too 'lacy' as warmth is our highest priority. PJs (Plain Janes as they are affectionately known) are the backbone to all our blankets. These are single colour squares that are in garter stitch(knitting) or single crochet as they are very solid and provide a contrast to a picture/striped/patterned square or two that may be added to a blanket.By clicking on the KASpattern book tab at the top of the page you can also find lots of  patterns provided by our fellow KASers.  If you would kindly check out our wishlist for 2016, you can see what items we are currently focusing on.

 http://forum.knit-a-square.com/forum/topics/wish-list-2016

 Clicking on the  'Helpful Hints' tab at the top of the page, will possibly answer many initial questions you may have . Any other questions...please ask...we love to help.  :))

If you'd like to see what other KASers have been making please click on the photo tab at the top of the page....and feel free to add photos of your own work...we would love to see them. Just click on 'add photos' and follow the prompts.

If you want to see the most active discussions at present, you may like to click on the 'main page' tab and they are listed in the centre of that page...just pick one and click on it. It is a large website, but with so much fun and info.

Each month we have a fun theme to inspire and motivate us. If you would like to see this month's theme, please click on this link

http://forum.knit-a-square.com/forum/topics/november-theme-pretty-pastels

It is just for fun and there is no pressure to join in.  ANY squares you may like to make will be much appreciated.  :))

You may also like to check out our KASshop tab at the top of the page. There are cards and gifts for many occasions.

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Thank you for joining us.  :))

At 2:47am on November 9, 2016, Diana D said…

A warm welcome Lesley from NYC.

We are so pleased you have joined us, a circle of caring friends and volunteers from all over the globe determined to make a difference in a child life stitch by stitch, one square at a time. Spread the warmth and knit a square.” 

Best,

diana

 
 
 

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