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April theme - oranges and lemons

"Lovely squares Lesley :))"
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April theme - oranges and lemons

Of course, the colours are much brighter than they appear!
Apr 17
P. Jeanne Haessler commented on Lesley King's photo
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April theme - oranges and lemons

"Beautiful work Lesley and very bright cheery colors for the children during the upcoming South African winter.  Two thumbs up!"
Apr 17
P. Jeanne Haessler commented on Lesley King's photo
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April theme - oranges and lemons

"Beautiful work Lesley and very bright cheery colors for the children during the upcoming South African winter.  Two thumbs up!"
Apr 17
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Apr 17
Lesley King replied to Amy's discussion KAS CONNECTS
"Thank you, Pam, for posting this, and Athele for the wonderful pictures - I have tears in my eyes, but am so delighted to see more evidence of the good that Knit-a-Square can do, and to feel that I'm part of it."
Apr 16
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April theme - oranges and lemons

Of course, the colours are much brighter than they appear!
Apr 16
Lesley King replied to Valerie Zalewski's discussion APRIL THEME: EAT A RAINBOW
"Oranges and lemons - the 'lemons' really are bright yellow, although they look more like 'banana' here!"
Apr 16
Lesley King replied to Amy's discussion TOY STORY - JANUARY THRU APRIL THEME 2017
"Amy, these are wonderful - such happy, friendly faces, the children are going to love them."
Apr 15
Lesley King commented on Claire Leeson's photo
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Blanket No 1

"Lovely colourful blanket, Claire, and the edging is beautiful - well done!"
Apr 15
Lesley King replied to Valerie Zalewski's discussion APRIL THEME: EAT A RAINBOW
"Thanks so much, Heather. I've just been looking at the Wool Warehouse website and wondering just how much yarn I'll be able to get in my suitcase to bring back with me :))"
Apr 15
Lesley King replied to Valerie Zalewski's discussion APRIL THEME: EAT A RAINBOW
"These squares are really beautiful, Heather.  I've heard a lot about Stylecraft yarn, and as I'm off to the UK next week, armed with a list of craft/yarn shops in the area where I'm staying, I'll be on the lookout. …"
Apr 15
Lesley King replied to Valerie Zalewski's discussion APRIL THEME: EAT A RAINBOW
"Wow, Gloria, these are just gorgeous - I'm trying to imagine all the berries in the mix!"
Apr 14
Lesley King commented on Yael Koren's photo
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2 hats with yellow

"More beautiful hats, Yael - and 'hat weather' is fast approaching!"
Apr 10
Lesley King replied to Bev Jeffery's discussion FUNNY AND FANTASTIC
"Somebody's been taking a peek into my house :))"
Apr 10
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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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