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Hi from a snowy Penistone, Yorkshire, UK!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pam Antink Apr 5, 2013. 2 Replies

Hi everyone! Another newbie here! I work full time but have taken a few days off after a really busy time at work. I used to cross stitch many moons ago...but there's only so many gifts and pictures…Continue

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At 11:22am on September 24, 2013, Sharon B said…

Hi, Gillian.   I just saw your seaside squares in the Blanket album.   


Wow!  They did a really good job of matching them with other squares ---- or did you send a whole blanket worth???? .  Either way, they look wonderful now that they are all sewn up.    Maybe one day soon we will get to see them wrapped around a warm and happy child.

You should be so proud of yourself.   Keep Stitching.   Sharon

At 4:59am on April 16, 2013, Grace Weir said…

Glad to be your friend Gillian... my husband was born in Yorkshire in Huddersfield.  Also a minister who used to be in Dorchester where I live moved to a church in Penistone but I think she will be retired now.  Happy knitting.  x

At 4:19pm on April 8, 2013, Bev Jeffery said…

Hi Gillian

Thanks for the friend invite....accepted with pleasure.  :))

At 9:48pm on April 7, 2013, Nancy Lachine said…

Hi Gillian! TY for the welcome! Nice to meet you.

At 2:53am on April 5, 2013, Linda Maltby said…

Hi Gillian, delighted to be your friend.  We have family in the north east of England and visit every few years, so I do have an idea of where in Yorkshire you are !

At 12:52am on April 5, 2013, Pam Antink said…

Welcome Gillian.  You can also catch-up with events and news through our monthly news bulletin KasSnippets : http://forum.knit-a-square.com/forum/categories/kas-snippets/listForCategory  This will provide a taster of what happens during a KAS month!

At 12:30pm on April 4, 2013, Barbara Thomas said…

Love the hats they are bright and cheerful  children will love them

At 10:10am on April 2, 2013, P. Jeanne Haessler said…

Greetings from across The Pond, in the middle of Canada!   I love your colorful stretchy hats, what beauties and your octopus square suggests a sense of humour too. Welcome to a worldwide network of loving happy people helping African Aids orphans. Glad to have you with us.  It's so heartening to know that in this global, often so impersonal world, we're actually making a difference, a REAL difference, in the lives of these children. Check out the Forum, above, for the various discussion threads, and Photos for all the lovely photos of members' work and Groups where you can join groups from countries around the world.

The Featured Discussions grouping (in the Forum section) show the most important subjects at the moment, latest challenges, latest news etc. I also recommend the Café KAS Discussion section, which contains the Our Furry Companions and Yarnaholics threads. I am so much a Yarnaholic!  Thanks again for helping the AIDS orphans in Africa! 

At 6:56am on April 2, 2013, Gillian Staines said…
Hi Pam and thanks Linda! x
At 2:27am on April 2, 2013, Pam Johnson said…

Hurrah!  Another UK member of KAS, welcome Gillian, great to have you with us.  I'm sure there are some other members in your part of the world.  I am in Shropshire.  Hope you enjoy helping us to keep the children warm.



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