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APRIL THEME

Started this discussion. Last reply by Deborah Anderson Fleming Jun 14, 2019. 255 Replies

Whatever the langage, love takes many forms.…Continue

APRIL THEME: CHRISTMAS IN APRIL

Started this discussion. Last reply by Estelle McLeod May 20, 2018. 416 Replies

JINGLE BELLSSquares are made and  sent to KAS from all over the world. When they arrive, they must be sorted, packed into bundles of 35. Then they are given to the Gogo groups and KAS volunteers to…Continue

APRIL THEME: EAT A RAINBOW

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bev Jeffery May 8, 2017. 614 Replies

APRIL THEME : EAT A RAINBOWWith special attention to fruit and veggies.Just imagine all the…Continue

NOVEMBER THEME: PRETTY PASTELS

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sue Gillman Dec 13, 2016. 511 Replies

PRETTY PASTELSWe all know how our eye is immediately attracted to bright, strong colours, but this month I would like you to think about the shrinking violet, the gentle yellow cowslip or the pale…Continue

 

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Valerie Zalewski replied to Amy's discussion HAND-WARMER CHALLENGE
"I have 41 to add. Mireille Réau has sent me 21 pairs. I have made 10 pairs and Mireille Legros has informed me that she has made 10 pairs which she'll give me at the end of the month.  There will be others to add on later. 290 +…"
Sep 14
Valerie Zalewski left a comment for Eva Messina
"Welcome to KAS, Eva. I'm a crocheter too. My knitting skills are not too good, but I love crochet. The front loop back loop stitch is great. I also love sc,dc across the row of odd number of stitches. It makes a nice textured square. Your…"
Aug 21
Valerie Zalewski left a comment for Louise Donbrosky
"Welcome to Knit-a-square. If you have any problems or need info, check out the Discussion Categories and leave a question. You'll always be able to find a Kas sister to help you."
Aug 3
Valerie Zalewski replied to Amy's discussion JULY 2022 - KAS SNIPPETS
"Beautiful. Full of colour, joy and information. Thank you Amy."
Jul 29
Valerie Zalewski liked Amy's discussion JULY 2022 - KAS SNIPPETS
Jul 29
Valerie Zalewski replied to Amy's discussion THE BARN 2021
"Thank you Wendy. This came at just the right moment as I was about to get ready to send more parcels this week. I wonder what has gone wrong this time."
Jul 7
Valerie Zalewski replied to Anne Powell's discussion KAS-SISTERS GET TOGETHER
"That was a beautiful account of your journey and lovely photos that you shared with us. I'm very envious ! My absolute phobia of flying stops me now from venturing so far from home."
Jul 7
Valerie Zalewski liked Amy's discussion KAS SNIPPETS - JUNE 2022
Jul 7
Valerie Zalewski replied to Amy's discussion KAS SNIPPETS - OCTOBER 2021
"So very colourful and informative.  Thank you for your hard work Amy."
Nov 6, 2021
Valerie Zalewski left a comment for Karyn Lamb
"Welcome to KAS, Karyn.  I hope that you'll enjoy being part of the KAS family. If you have any questions, you can find most of the information you'll need in the Discussion Categories. You can also ask a direct question on the Forum.…"
Nov 6, 2021
Valerie Zalewski left a comment for Nancy Wood
"I've had the same problem with donated squares. I try to find yarn that's a good match for the square. Then I run a length through a few stitches up to a corner and attach a length for sewing securely in the corner and butterfly it so that…"
Nov 6, 2021
Valerie Zalewski replied to Amy's discussion THE BARN 2021
"FANTASTIC!!!!!"
Oct 20, 2021
Valerie Zalewski replied to Patricia Underwood's discussion BLANKET ROOM 2021
"Claire, that's a super blanket. I love C2C. It's so very effective.  I like all the colour changes in your blanket. It makes it so cheerful."
Sep 22, 2021
Valerie Zalewski replied to Patricia Underwood's discussion BLANKET ROOM 2021
"I love them all!"
Sep 3, 2021
Valerie Zalewski replied to Patricia Underwood's discussion BLANKET ROOM 2021
"They are all perfect."
Sep 1, 2021
Valerie Zalewski replied to Patricia Underwood's discussion BLANKET ROOM 2021
"They are all so beautiful. I really do admire the mismatched ladies. They create some very interesting blankets. There's one in the first group of photos that is a work of art."
Aug 23, 2021

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At 6:39am on October 7, 2020, Madge Nimocks said…

Hi Valerie - Madge Nimocks here!  I've knitted a couple if squares but just not sure they'll be right....I;m such a basic knitter - I'll see if I can attach a photo!  Thank you.

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At 5:48am on July 18, 2020, Madge Nimocks said…

Thank you Valerie! I'm excited to part of square circle! I'm trying not to be intimidated by these awesome photos!  What a fabulous initiative.  Just started my first square!

At 8:40pm on June 30, 2020, Kate McCormick said…

Hi Valerie. Thanks for your message. It's good to be part of this group. I've got my first batch of 35 squares ready to dispatch. Can I ask a dumb question? The instructions talk about packing in bags; but I have a cardboard box. Is there any reason why I shouldn't use that instead? Kind regards, Kate

At 1:22am on June 16, 2020, Jenny said…

Hi Valerie

Thankyou for the welcome.  I am currently wrestling with a square in Herringbone stitch which I am learning from a youtube video.  It has to be just about the slowest stitch to knit up!!s

Since lockdown, I have been trying to learn a few new stitches as previously only a garter stitch and stockingette knitter. Hoping to send out a few squares soon when we are able and have tried my hand at the armwarmers too.

Feels good to be apart of something so worthwhile.

regards Jenny

At 7:18pm on April 20, 2020, Lynne Macdonald said…

Hi Valerie

thank you for you welcome message. I live in Prestatyn, North Wales. I have friends who also went to Aberystwyth uni. Lovely area.

thrilled to be part of this group.

At 6:23am on August 3, 2019, Kayoko Komatsubara said…

I've heard of "corner-to-corner" before, but never learned it. Tomorrow at our local crochet guild meeting, they will teach the "corner-to-corner", so I am looking forward to learning it! I'm going to try this stitch for my squares!

At 1:05am on July 25, 2019, Kayoko Komatsubara said…

Hi Valerie, thank you for approving my request! It is really amazing to see many photos in here, those squares and items traveled from all over the world. I am looking forward to doing the same, as my small humble efforts... Looking forward to being a part of this good cause :)

At 5:09am on April 3, 2019, Robin L. Barton said…

Thank you, Valerie, for welcoming me!  I look forward to being a part of such a wonderful community.

At 4:54am on April 20, 2018, Athelé Oosterbroek said…

Gorgeous squares and toys! I especially love the owl!

At 4:53am on April 20, 2018, Athelé Oosterbroek said…

Thank you so much Valerie for your warm welcome and kind encouragement! It is a joy and a blessing to be one tiny cog in this beautiful wheel.

blessings on you and your family.

One Love

Ath

 
 
 

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