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At 9:37am on September 5, 2018, Isabelle Champion said…

Hi Sue, for my volunteer hours, I need to fill out an online form for school. I need a verifier for the hours, and was wondering if you'd be able to do this for me? All I need is an email address or phone number to send the document to (to then be verified online). Again, I really appreciate all of your help.

At 6:49am on August 18, 2018, Isabelle Champion said…

Hi Sue!

Thank you for your message! I really appreciate your help. I am ready to send off my squares (35), have filled out the volunteer form and have a signature from a family friend. I am not at school at the moment, so couldn't get a teacher to sign, but will on my next 35. Please let me know if there is anything else I need to do for the verification of my voluntary hours.

Thanks again,

Isabelle C

At 7:56pm on July 21, 2015, Philippa said…
Thanks Sue. Cost not too much of a problem just didn't want it to create a problem on arrival. It will be good to get the parcel away and then start on my next lot.
At 9:21pm on June 7, 2015, Bev Jeffery said…

Gosh, halfway through your scarf already, Sue????? I hope your hands are holding out ok.  :))

At 9:01pm on January 27, 2015, Sue Wakefield said…

Hi Sue , thankyou for the lovely comment on the cuddlebug i really enjoy knitting them andhope the children will love them and get the same pleasure from them that i get making them . You are so right though the faces are the most difficult part i often have to do them several times . Some of the faces would cause the children to have nightmares ha ha x

At 3:14am on January 6, 2014, Linda Maltby said…

HI Sue, nice to have you back.  How was the wedding ??  Looking forward to pressure as Bev says :-)

At 2:35pm on November 17, 2013, Arlene G. said…

So sorry to hear of the loss of your Mum and Nana.  My most sincere sympathy to you and your family.

At 8:04pm on September 18, 2013, Anneke said…

Thanks so much Sue. I was rather "behind in schedule" re pictures for KAS. Nonetheless I try to crochet one square a day :) xoxo

At 5:41am on August 6, 2013, Mary Anne Fellows said…

Happy Birthday Sue!  I hope today is as special as you are and that you have a fabulous week!

At 12:40am on August 6, 2013, Bev Jeffery said…

Hi Sue

Very best wishes for a Happy Birthday...hope its a great day.  :))

At 8:27pm on July 23, 2013, Kathy Chantrell said…

Thanks Sue, I have now started my next stripey set:)

At 11:41pm on April 21, 2013, Grace Weir said…

Hi Sue... don't worry about the measurements as it will depend on what size needles, thickness of wool and tension... I would make it the same length anyway because as it stretches around some little tummy it will ride up a bit.  Hope that helps.

At 3:14am on April 9, 2013, Gitta Seyfert said…

Hi there, sorry for the late response, but I was on holiday. My postal address is PO Box 1128, Jeffreys Bay 6330, South Africa :)

At 8:55pm on April 3, 2013, Kathy Chantrell said…

Thanks Sue, You will love knitting Kathy P's cosy jumper. it is amazingly quick and easy to knit.

At 6:21am on March 27, 2013, Kathy Platts said…

hmmm I had added text to the bottom of the pattern but I can't see it!

This is the pattern for the small bear - I tried to send it as an attachment but it didn't want to play (the attachment, not the bear!!). At least you can copy and paste the text onto a word document which will hopefully help! 


At 6:20am on March 27, 2013, Kathy Platts said…


4mm needles -

Double Knitting Wool -

Garter stitch used throughout (knit every row)

Cast on 8 stitches and work 16 rows.

Break off wool and cast on 8 stitches and work 16 rows to form other leg. Knit across both legs (16 sts) and complete 8 rows.

Cast on 8 stitches at beginning of next 2 rows. Work 8 rows.

Cast off 8 stitches at beginning of next 2 rows. Now work 38 rows on these 16 sts.

Cast on 8 stitches at beginning of next 2 rows. Work 8 rows.

Cast off 8 stitches at beginning of next 2 rows. Work 8 rows.

Using only first 8 stitches, work 16 rows and then cast off.

Return to remaining 8 stitches and work 16 rows and then cast off.

Sewing up & Filling:

Fold knitted piece in half lengthways. The fold becomes the top of the head. Join seam around teddy, leave a small gap between the legs. Turn right side out. Backstitch a diagonal line across corner of head to form ears. Stuff (with flame resistant stuffing) & stitch closed area left for stuffing. Embroider nose & eyes using different colour wool. Take a double thickness of wool and thread round the neck, going in every few stitches, (make sure no loops left hanging loose). Draw wool tight to form neck & secure ends. Knit a scarf for teddy & tie it round neck (secure in place if for a baby or small child).


At 8:31pm on March 21, 2013, Kathy Chantrell said…

Hi Sue,

It's hard to believe how quick this jumper is to knit. An hour each morning and afternoon and it's done in about 4 to 5 days.

At 6:40pm on August 19, 2012, Bev Jeffery said…

Hi Sue...had a quick scroll through the tally for Kareemah hats, but couldn't see where you had added your 3, so have put them in there as well as on the Squillion challenge list. :))

At 10:02am on August 16, 2012, Arlene G. said…

Hi Sue, It's O.K. about the soft toy message.  If you can find it easily, thank you, but don't take time away from your beautiful work please.  I'll keep making them as I go.  I try to add a few along with squares and vests when mailing.  I love your leaf square!

At 8:11am on August 11, 2012, Arlene G. said…

Sue: thank you for letting me know about the soft toys shortage.  I knit these teddies in one piece so all that is left to sew up is the one finger area.  Great for tiny leftover yarn balls. Sorry, I put this message in the wrong place on the photo page.  Could you let me know where the comment was that they are running out of soft toys.  I'd like to read it - tried to find it but still learning to navigate the KAS site.


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