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Donna Radu
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Donna Radu's Discussions

Noah Webster Never Picked Up a Needle in His Life!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pam Antink Mar 2, 2012. 4 Replies

KAS members, unite!  In all your postings to this site and other yarn-centric websites, in all your chat with friends, have you noticed that the English language is not doing us yarn-crafters…Continue

What Knitting/Crochet Blogs Do You Enjoy?

Started this discussion. Last reply by CHARIS GRIFFIN Dec 2, 2011. 15 Replies

Through mentions on this forum, I found out about two terrific crochet-related blogs:Attic 24  http://attic24.typepad.com/and Little Tin Bird…Continue

YARNGUINI !!!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrea Palmatier May 13, 2011. 22 Replies

While waiting for the announcement of the February challenge, I discovered in a neglected bin of yarn this fantastical tangle of yarn pasta!  I plan to untangle it by the end of this month, and…Continue

Does "Wool" Include Only SHEEP'S Wool?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jennifer Jul 28, 2011. 16 Replies

I love to try new yarns and, from time to time, come across sale yarns that are a blend of wool and mohair, wool and alpaca, etc.  Right now I'm only using 100% wool yarn. Do mohair and alpaca have…Continue

 

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AUGUST 2014 CHALLENGE - The Beauty of Blues

"Love the tri-color larksfoot!  I've never done more than two colors; yours looks great!  And the frame sets the larksfoot design off to perfection!"
Aug 14, 2014
Donna Radu commented on Sharon B's photo
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Lozenge Mosaic Crochet

"Super cool!  Unusual shapes and a great way to showcase contrasting colors.  I'm off to find the pattern or a video tutorial on this one!"
Aug 14, 2014
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Asherton Reversible

"So much to look at in this pattern - the nubby diamonds, smooth flat areas and, most spectacularly, the smooth DNA-type twists! "
Aug 14, 2014
Donna Radu left a comment for Lynne Marie Pepin
"Hey, Lynne! So glad you joined us!  I know you'll have fun!"
Aug 14, 2014
Anneke commented on Donna Radu's photo
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Larksfoot Square

"Tried the larkfootstitch myself, it is truly artistic Donna, and indeed weaving in all ends.......;-) xoxo"
Oct 10, 2013
Anneke liked Donna Radu's photo
Oct 10, 2013
Helen M. Flagg left a comment for Donna Radu
"Donna...........I sent a friend request 10/5.......please respond so we can chat. Helen Flagg"
Oct 7, 2013
Donna Radu commented on Michelle Breeding's group United States of America
"Sending $50 today."
Sep 28, 2013
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Charity fete. KAS info table

"Looks like a great event!"
May 17, 2013
Donna Radu commented on Valerie Zalewski's photo
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3 diagonals

"Hey, Valerie, I totally know what you mean!  Crochet seems so much faster!  But I'll bet there are knitters out there who could match me square for square.  I just seem to be a slow knitter!"
May 17, 2013
Donna Radu replied to Cherry Ames's discussion Poll: Do you knit or crochet?
"Linda, I can't believe there's much left of yarn craft that YOU don't know, but I'm delighted you liked the video!"
May 13, 2013
Donna Radu replied to Cherry Ames's discussion Poll: Do you knit or crochet?
"I know what you mean about the yarn-buzz!  So glad the video helped!  I also know the thrill of that quick trip to the wool shop!  Have fun!"
May 13, 2013
Donna Radu replied to Cherry Ames's discussion Poll: Do you knit or crochet?
"To Shelley P., I would say that I learned to crochet from one wonderfully clear five-minute video made in support of "Warm Up America."  I put the link to the video below. Check it out!  It is logical and simple, and started my…"
May 11, 2013
Donna Radu replied to Cherry Ames's discussion Poll: Do you knit or crochet?
"Hey, Cherry! I do both, but prefer crochet because it seems to require less counting.  I find square-making a very relaxing activity, with just enough challenge thrown in to keep it interesting.  However, I always have a striped diagonal…"
May 11, 2013
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Black and White Sunburst

"Fascinating pattern!  Love it!  Is it an original stitch?"
May 11, 2013
Carol Playford left a comment for Donna Radu
"Happy Birthday Donna. Hope its a good day :)"
Mar 5, 2013

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At 4:47pm on October 7, 2013, Helen M. Flagg said…

Donna...........I sent a friend request 10/5.......please respond so we can chat.

Helen Flagg

At 7:23pm on March 5, 2013, Carol Playford said…

Happy Birthday Donna. Hope its a good day :)

At 9:52am on March 5, 2013, Anneke said…

Hi Donna, Big hug from me for your Birthday. xoxo

At 9:39am on March 5, 2013, Bev Jeffery said…

Hi Donna

Best wishes for a Happy Birthday. I hope you have a great day.  :))

At 5:08pm on October 28, 2012, Debbie Posmontier said…

Dear Donna,

Ronda has expressed the need for a newer vehicle to transport squares and blankets. Helen Flagg has proposed to the US Group that we raise funds to help KAS purchase a car. The idea has gone global and there is an initiative on the forum about it. Check the latest ezine video at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3VK9mbUrGWI&feature=youtu.be

 

To visit the US Group, click on this link:

http://forum.knit-a-square.com/group/unitedstates

 

Also, The Humble Stitch Project has offered to ship all squares received in Florida by Dec 15th to South Africa for us for free.  Check out their offer and the address on the Forum in the US Group.

Hope to see you there!

Debbie Posmontier

Moderator for USA

 

At 5:36am on October 22, 2012, Debbie Posmontier said…

Donna,

Sorry it has taken so long to get back to you...we were in Vermont when I read this and I'm still getting back to my rhythm! Getting a group together sounds like a good idea. Finding a central meeting place could be tricky... but I'm interested. Melissa hosted us at her apartment last time. I can host here in Melrose Park sometime if that's convenient. Thanks for taking the initiative to get this going!

At 5:24am on October 12, 2012, Linda Maltby said…

Hi Donna, adding sides to a square can be tricky.  A couple of tips:  a smaller hook might help; counting the stitches on 2 sides, if it's a granny square; making sure the first added round is absolutely flat.

Now, the second problem might be the corners.   I find I work best with hdc around and then (2hdc, ch 1 2hdc) in each corner.

Try these and if you have any questions just ask.  I'm always happy to help a fellow crocheter.....don't ask me about knitting though LOL

Linda x

At 8:00pm on September 20, 2012, Anneke said…

Dear Donna, Thank you so much for your compliments. Like all my other KAS sisters, you all are always sooo kind! I saw the pattern on Ravelry. It was uploaded by Carola Wijma under "Celtic Knot". She gives a very clear description accompanied with pictures and clear instructions. The knot consists of three separate small parts. Wonderful that I could surprise you with an Irish Design, the symbol of Solidarity. xoxo

At 11:55am on September 20, 2012, Helen M. Flagg said…

Thanks, Donna............I will keep an eye out for the envelope.      Helen

At 3:03pm on March 6, 2012, Debbie Posmontier said…

If you mean Hibachi, then I know it well. My husband plays there from time-to-time! Dave is a vegetarian and I am an almost vegetarian so we don't eat there but I can appreciate the ambiance and the views. Hope you enjoyed it!

 
 
 

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