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IMPORTANT NOTE RE: THE NAVY BLUE SCARF PROJECT
This is a really important project for KAS and will benefit the cold school children.
Here's the Link to the Blue Scarf Project discussion. You will find all the details about scarf requirements and WHY we are doing this in the introduction
Pam is doing a "Totaliser" in the intro, so once a month when we hear from Ronda how many scarves have arrived, Pam will update it For every 10 scarves she will use a scarf symbol. Every time we reach 50, she will post a school bus.
The current number of scarves to arrive is 44 - we are close to getting our first bus!
The benefit KAS receives in having their mail picked up and delivered to the offices by the pharmaceutical company and in addition the monetary help in rent money are both real advantages for KAS. In return, we need to get on board and support KAS by making and donating the navy scarves
Please post photos of your scarves in the discussion and in Photos - we have an album started
Shihaam Shaikh has closed her haberdashery and linen shop in Cape Town, South Africa and has some wool stock left-over which is being offered slightly over cost-price.
Most of the stock is Schachenmayr. She has quite a bit of Mirage wool left and selling it for R5 a ball. There is also Opal sock wool and some crochet yarn too.
Please contact Shihaamshaikh@gmail.com
For a complete and detailed price list. Below is an outline of just some of the stock available.
Schachenmayr Nomotta Brilliant R35, Merino R25, Brazilian R20, Rosato R25, Storia 25, Avior R30,Bravo Baby R20-25, Sportic R15, Livello R35, Baros R35, Glanzperie R25, Bravo Crazy R25, Hip Hop R20
Razzle Dazzle R15, Pixels R10, Gedrifra Opulenz R25, Elle Crochet Yarn R14, Chunky Dreams R10, Mirage DK R5, Family Knit R15
Our own Gloria Grandy [with help from her family] has created a wonderful video for KAS. It will have you tapping your toe and singing along with this very catchy tune.
The Knit-a-Square Song … A great way to spread the word!
Here is the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGvqcUZ4OGs&feature=youtu.be
Please share the video with family and friends. Also add your comments on Gloria’s October challenge http://forum.knit-a-square.com/forum/topics/october-challenge-share...
PS I’ve also added the music video to the Main Page of the forum.
We now have a new Pinterest page - Knit-a-Square South Africa
Please drop in to see what's up. If you would please click FOLLOW ALL
you will receive updates as new things are posted and it will also help us drive our Google rating so we can attract readers from outside KAS and hopefully they will visit our website, join KAS or make a donation.
If you already have a Pinterest page of your own, please re-Pin anythng of interest and help us spread the word.
We’re starting the 2014 Squares List with a new format and a new time !
Format: The Squares Lists may be viewed on the KAS website:
www.knit-a-square.com Click on ‘Received Squares’ .
If you are interested in learning how many squares and items are received each month, please visit the Monthly Squares List discussion found in DiscussionsCategories. [Click on Squares List and Tally]
Time: To give the team in South Africa more time to log all the information, the Squares List will be available around the middle of each month. The ‘News Flash’ [on the right hand side of each forum page] will announce when the new Squares List has been added. There will not be an announcement made on each country group.
2014 The Year of the Square ! Let’s send the numbers right off the graph !!
The Squares List is available for December !
To find that your parcel has arrived:
-Click on Discussion Categories [see menu bar above], then on Squares Lists and 2014 Tally
-Look for 2013 Squares List for October, November, DECEMBER. Scroll down the discussion to the list recorded in the pdf found at the left corner
I saw a post saying that baby blankets are required. What are the measurements of the baby blanket squares?
The Squares List is available for November !
-Click on Discussion Categories [see menu bar above], then on Squares Lists - Tally - Item Count.
-Look for 2013 Squares List for October, NOVEMBER. Scroll down the discussion to the list recorded in the pdf found at the left corner
Sorry - the link should be: www.galaxyhotchocolate.com/fund/knit-for-life
Hi everyone. In the UK, Pam Johnson and I are trying to win £300 to buy wool so our knitters can make loads of squares. We are also hoping, if successful, to send some out to South Africa. All that's needed is enough votes to win each week in a poll set up by the company Mars. The link is: www.galaxyhotchocolate/fund/knit-forlife Anyone can vote from anywhere in the world - it just takes a couple of clicks on the mouse. Knit for Life is our UK registered charity, supporting KAS and raising funds to pay the shipping costs. Please help if you can. Thank you.
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KAS supplied blankets, hats, handwarmers and toys to over 5,500 children in 2017. If Ronda’s wishes come true, in 2018 even more children will receive the gift of warmth and love from around the world.
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