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TSHEGOFATSO DISTRIBUTION

Started this discussion. Last reply by Juli Harrington yesterday. 13 Replies

TSHEGOFATSO DISTRIBUTIONorganised by Lindi NgwenyaThe blankets have all been stitched together by the groups of gogo's in the respective areas.…Continue

TWO RECENT DISTRIBUTIONS ORGANISED BY LINDI

Started this discussion. Last reply by Laurie C. Hake Jul 12. 8 Replies

DISTRIBUTIONS ORGANISED BY LINDIINSANA LWAMMAMA ELLA'SThe blankets had all been stitched together by the groups of gogo's in the respective areas.Photographs only, no report, but the distributions…Continue

HUGH'S HAVEN - KELVIN, JOHANNESBURG

Started this discussion. Last reply by Leanne Hunt Jun 7. 26 Replies

Report from Athelé OosterbroekfromHugh's Haven …Continue

WARRENTON IN THE NORTHERN CAPE

Started this discussion. Last reply by Deborah Anderson Fleming May 15. 10 Replies

VIVIENNE MOLEFEHere is a…Continue

 

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Juli Harrington replied to Pam Antink's discussion TSHEGOFATSO DISTRIBUTION
"Thanks. I wouldn't want to contribute to 'pulling power!' Please let me know. It would give us more yarn and more money for more hats if we left off the pom-pom."
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Pam Antink replied to Pam Antink's discussion TSHEGOFATSO DISTRIBUTION
"Hi Juli, Ronda does receive pom-pom hats, but not as many as beanies! Pom-poms add weight and size to parcels - thus adding to postage costs!  Additionally, when distributing the team try to keep things much the same so that all sexes are…"
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Juli Harrington replied to Pam Antink's discussion TSHEGOFATSO DISTRIBUTION
"I love to see the distribution photos. You can just see how warm they will be! A quick question. Our group sent quite a few hats, but we put pom-poms on them. Should they not have pom-poms? I don't see any hats with them in the distribution…"
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Sue Gillman replied to Pam Antink's discussion TSHEGOFATSO DISTRIBUTION
"I have just noticed all the blankets seem to be beautifully edged, a very professional touch and will help them to stay together !"
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Diana D replied to Pam Antink's discussion TSHEGOFATSO DISTRIBUTION
"  BIG thanks Lindi for all you do for "our" children. Well done!!"
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Linda Maltby replied to Pam Antink's discussion TSHEGOFATSO DISTRIBUTION
"Thanks Maudie.  The KASVan needs its tank filled quite a few times."
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At 4:33am on December 28, 2016, Claudean Burke said…
Thanks for the update Pam. I'll look forward to someone sharing a pattern for a crochet cuddle. Until then I'll make some squares!
At 2:48am on October 9, 2016, Kathy Chantrell said…

Hi Pam,

I never ever thought I could knit a Teddy bear. Kathy Platts gave me the pattern and now I just love making them for the children to cuddle:))

At 11:19pm on October 8, 2016, Kathy Chantrell said…

Thanks Pam,

He is my favourite so far. I hugged him for ages and would love to see him being loved by a youngster:))

At 5:28pm on September 10, 2016, Kathy Chantrell said…

Thanks Pam,

I am picturing three youngsters with teddy puppets on their hands talking to each other. Great fun:))

At 8:42am on July 9, 2016, Sharon B said…

Yes, Linda gets some credit, but she had a good student, so you both get credit.

And, as you said, mustn't get upset about the yarn things.   Or as we say, this is a "first world problem".   In the third world, it is just finding food to eat, and something that will keep you warm.   How lucky we are!   

I'm enjoying the time with Craig, but it will end soon; he flies back to AUS on Wednesday.   While he was here, I made him some fingerless gloves, a headband, and some warm and cushy slippers, all of which he says he loves.   I also bought some yarn on sale to make him a hat, and of course, got some other soft discounted yarn for KAS.   Yeah!   a new box of yarn to play with .... like I didn't have any before that!   Ha ha.

At 8:21am on July 9, 2016, Sharon B said…

Hi, Pam,   I just saw your beautiful blue and orange granny square on the July page.   It is a winner!   Your stitching looks so neat ... have you really been doing this only a few months????   You are amazing.    

Crochet uses a lot more yarn than knitting, so if you are used to knitting and the yarn it takes you will be surprised by the way crochet eats up the skeins.   One estimate that I read about said you need a length of yarn that is 3 times the length of the row for a row of single crochet.  Unless of course you crochet much tighter or much looser, LOL ....In truth, I have found that doesn't quite work for me.   I crochet a tiny bit tight, and still need more yarn than that.   Don't know if any of this will help you, but it might give you a way to estimate if a yarn scrap is long enough.   In any event, your work is looking GREAT, so just keep on doing what you're doing!

At 3:11am on July 6, 2016, Sharon B said…

Thanks, Pam.   Good thing I tossed this to you, because I had completely forgotten about the memory blankets.   That's why we pay you the big bucks .... LOL.

I love the granny squares you've been making, and hope you have a minute or two each day to work on your own squares.   But you do so much for KAS, and I don't want that to stop, either.   Maybe we need to figure out a way to donate hours to your day!

We are having a beautiful summer here, hope yours is the same.   

Craig is home for a few weeks, so we are enjoying our time together, but have been quite busy rushing around, but had a wrench in the works when he developed a tooth problem and needed an emergency root canal!   Yuck!   (I'm sorry for him, but just glad it isn't me!!!)

Keep on.   hugs, sharon

At 9:54am on July 5, 2016, Sharon B said…

Hi, Pam.   I know you are busy, and I hate to bother you, but have a question for you.   I got a comment on the photo titled Pink Sampler Blanket, which says

                Comment by ailsa campbell on Friday

I love this, is it possible that we would also be allowed to attempt something like this?

I'm not entirely sure if I understand the question, but I'm guessing that she is asking about making a whole blanket rather than separate squares.   In any case, I'm reluctant to speak on behalf of KAS, to give permission to do something different than squares.   But I don't just want to ignore the question and hope she finds an answer somewhere.   Would you like to jump in and answer her question for me?   Or can you give me a bit of direction and I will then respond to her.

Thanks for your help, and keep on with that massive stack of squares.   Hugs, Sharon

At 1:24pm on November 22, 2015, Maureen (Maudie) Anne Bryan said…

Thank you for the great work compiling the very important news for us in KasSnippets.

It is vital for all of us.

At 5:47am on August 31, 2015, Angela Perry said…

Thanks so much Pam, I really appreciate all the help.

 
 
 

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