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Sylvie's Knitting Club

Received 70 squares from Sylvie's Knitting Club -- enough for 2 blankets!
Dec 7
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"Beautifully made and packed! This is a Yummie parcel!"
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"Wonderful parcel!"
Dec 6
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"Beautiful squares for two warm children.  The red variegated knit up to a very striking design."
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"What a wonderful lot of PJs.  Well done."
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Received 70 squares from Sylvie's Knitting Club -- enough for 2 blankets!
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Ruth Sachsalber replied to Anne Powell's discussion QUESTIONS, ANSWERS AND HELP
"Hi.  I collected 70 squares from a friend's knitting club.  Unfortunately, they didn't realize that they needed to leave 20" of yarn on each square. I've just sent 50 squares.....I'm hoping that your group of…"
Nov 20

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150 squares for CANADA's 150th Birthday

Yesterday, I sent a package of 50 squares to South Africa.  That makes a total of 150 squares sent in 2017 -- a fluky coincidence that ties in nicely with Canada's 150th Birthday.  Thanks to all the knitters that contributed to this total:  St. Pat's Elementary School knitting club students, Carol Miller, Sylvie's Knitting Club and Rita's Mother.  I knit a few squares too!!

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At 11:19am on August 21, 2015, Arlene Guerin said…

Welcome to KAS from the Pacific Coast. I love the selection of squares you posted in the photo!  I mostly knit (a little crochet but very basic).  there is a really nice group of people here on the site.  They are so willing to help out if a person has any questions too. I like to look at the photos pages to see all the work people are doing and also, to get ideas and inspiration.  Again Warmest Welcome and  Happy Knitting!

At 12:10am on August 21, 2015, Bev Jeffery said…

Hi Ruth.

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

Making the basic square is a wonderful way to relax and help the children.  Plain Janes, as they are affectionately called, are the backbone of Knit-A-Square.  Since a blanket is created with 35 squares sent by people from around the world, squares are needed all the time. The basic square being a garter stitch/single colour or striped square or I think it is single or double crochet  if your preference is for crochet. By clicking on the KASpattern book tab at the top of the page you can also find lots of other patterns provided by our fellow KASers.  

Please check out the 'Helpful Hints' tab at the top of the page as this may answer many initial questions you may have and will help you get started. Any other questions...just ask...we love to help.  :))

Here is a link to postage information, including our packing slip that we attach INSIDE our parcel to assist in the unpacking/recording process at Knit-A-Square in S. Africa.


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. Anything you care to make and send will be so appreciated by Ronda and the team and the children of South Africa.

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:


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

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.


Thank you so much for joining us.  :)



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