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Lesley King replied to Gloria Grandy's discussion KAS Snippets - June 2017
"Thank you, Gloria - another excellent 'magazine', and the song, which I haven't seen before, is just BRILIANT - I had tears in my eyes watching and listening!"
Sunday
Lesley King replied to Sue Gillman's discussion June Theme 2017 Sunrise to Sunset
"Wow, Bev, I admire your dedication - I think I would have given up!  But it was worth the effort - lovely squares!"
Saturday
Lesley King replied to Sue Gillman's discussion June Theme 2017 Sunrise to Sunset
"Good to see you back, Gloria - you're not really thinking of knitting in blue, are you? :))"
Jun 21
Lesley King replied to Sue Gillman's discussion June Theme 2017 Sunrise to Sunset
"Looks like you need to keep away from Leeds market for a while, Heather :))  And I must show this to my husband and hope he can take the hint!"
Jun 19
Lesley King replied to Sue Gillman's discussion June Theme 2017 Sunrise to Sunset
"Flowers in the grass - I'm in the garden again!"
Jun 18
Lesley King replied to Christine Johnson's discussion BLANKET ROOM 2017
"Valerie, Wool Warehouse also has quite a lot of variegated yarns - I'm knitting ups some 'Sirdar Bonus Buzz' from them at the moment, which is producing some VERY colourful handwarmers."
Jun 18
Lesley King replied to Sue Gillman's discussion June Theme 2017 Sunrise to Sunset
"Wonderful use of all those small balls, Karla, and I don't think there is such a thing as 'too colourful' :))"
Jun 18
Lesley King replied to Sue Gillman's discussion June Theme 2017 Sunrise to Sunset
"Beautiful colours, Heather - can't wait to see it knitted up!"
Jun 18
Lesley King replied to Anneke's discussion 2017 SQUARES LIST
"Thanks, Anneke"
Jun 16
Lesley King replied to Anneke's discussion 2017 SQUARES LIST
"Hi Susanne - yes, since last night this has come up when I try to go into the KAS website rather than direct to the Forum. No idea what it means!"
Jun 15
Lesley King replied to Sue Gillman's discussion June Theme 2017 Sunrise to Sunset
"Wonderful, Karla (and you've reminded that I must try C2C!)"
Jun 14
Lesley King replied to Sue Gillman's discussion June Theme 2017 Sunrise to Sunset
"My reaction was the same as Karla's - a lovely blanket that seems to radiate warmth!"
Jun 14
Lesley King replied to Sue Gillman's discussion June Theme 2017 Sunrise to Sunset
"And 'simple' grannies are so effective - gorgeous blanket."
Jun 14
Lesley King replied to Sue Gillman's discussion June Theme 2017 Sunrise to Sunset
"Thank you for all your kind comments, ladies - I'm glad to have provided some 'virtual sunshine' where it's cold and damp!"
Jun 14
Lesley King commented on Kathy Platts's photo
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Sunrise to Sunset 'ish'

" Lovely colours, Kathy - I can definitely see the theme!"
Jun 14
Lesley King replied to Sue Gillman's discussion June Theme 2017 Sunrise to Sunset
"I love to spend the whole day in the garden - at least when the sun in shining!"
Jun 12

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At 8:26pm on December 28, 2016, Valerie Zalewski said…

Lesley, did you find a pattern for the pentagons?Please  let me know. If you didn't, I'll send you the pattern I use.

At 4:28am on December 13, 2016, Valerie Zalewski said…

I have a pattern for the African Flower Ball. I can send it to you, but I found it on Internet under African Flower Soccer Ball. It was created to celebrate the World Cup in SA. If you can't find it ther, let me know and I'll send you my copy. It's only 5 rounds. You need 12 to make a ball the size of mine, which is smaller then a regular soccerball.

At 8:22am on November 23, 2016, Helen said…

Hi Lesley

I saw your comment on my square (thank you!). The yarn that I used is called Crofter and is made by Sirdar. It comes in many different colour combinations and is lovely to work with. In this picture, it is the ball on the far right: http://forum.knit-a-square.com/photo/bargain-yarn?context=user

Hope that helps! Helen

At 11:55am on November 9, 2016, Bev Jeffery said…

Hi Lesley.

No worries. It takes a little time to see how it all 'works'.

Thanks again for joining us.....and....Happy knitting/crocheting.  :))

At 3:10am on November 9, 2016, Bev Jeffery said…

Hi Lesley.

A warm welcome to Knit A Square from over here in Western Australia. :))

Knitting or crocheting an 8" square or two or possibly even a few is a wonderful gift for the children. They love to receive their blankets, created from squares, which come from kindly, caring folk such as yourself, from over 60 countries all over our world. You are encouraged to knit/crochet in any stitch you prefer, but we do ask that they not be too 'lacy' as warmth is our highest priority. PJs (Plain Janes as they are affectionately known) are the backbone to all our blankets. These are single colour squares that are in garter stitch(knitting) or single crochet as they are very solid and provide a contrast to a picture/striped/patterned square or two that may be added to a blanket.By clicking on the KASpattern book tab at the top of the page you can also find lots of  patterns provided by our fellow KASers.  If you would kindly check out our wishlist for 2016, you can see what items we are currently focusing on.

 http://forum.knit-a-square.com/forum/topics/wish-list-2016

 Clicking on the  'Helpful Hints' tab at the top of the page, will possibly answer many initial questions you may have . Any other questions...please ask...we love to help.  :))

If you'd like to see what other KASers have been making please click on the photo tab at the top of the page....and feel free to add photos of your own work...we would love to see them. Just click on 'add photos' and follow the prompts.

If you want to see the most active discussions at present, you may like to click on the 'main page' tab and they are listed in the centre of that page...just pick one and click on it. It is a large website, but with so much fun and info.

Each month we have a fun theme to inspire and motivate us. If you would like to see this month's theme, please click on this link

http://forum.knit-a-square.com/forum/topics/november-theme-pretty-pastels

It is just for fun and there is no pressure to join in.  ANY squares you may like to make will be much appreciated.  :))

You may also like to check out our KASshop tab at the top of the page. There are cards and gifts for many occasions.

Here is a wonderful song created by one of our member's and her family. You might like to take the time to listen...you'll love it.

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGvqcUZ4OGs&feature=youtu.be

Thank you for joining us.  :))

At 2:47am on November 9, 2016, Diana D said…

A warm welcome Lesley from NYC.

We are so pleased you have joined us, a circle of caring friends and volunteers from all over the globe determined to make a difference in a child life stitch by stitch, one square at a time. Spread the warmth and knit a square.” 

Best,

diana

 
 
 

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