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Am concerned whether these would be too scary or not. What do you think

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Bev Jeffery replied to ailsa campbell's discussion Applique animal
"I think if Team SA thinks they are a bit scary for smaller children they will put them into blankets for older children.  :))"
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Sue Gillman replied to ailsa campbell's discussion Applique animal
"I am sure they will be OK. It is hard to comment without a pic. Do you have small family or friends you could ask?"
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ailsa campbell replied to ailsa campbell's discussion Applique animal
"Sorry can't add a pic from my phone. But they are roaring bear/lion / wolf"
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Am concerned whether these would be too scary or not. What do you think
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At 11:17am on March 8, 2017, Sharon Fennell said…
Hi Alisa , I did not realise you are in Chelmsford. I am also , lovely to find a KAS neighbour :))
At 12:12pm on April 18, 2013, P. Jeanne Haessler said…

Greetings, late but sincere from across The Pond in the middle of snowy Canada! 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 8:04am on April 17, 2013, Pam Johnson said…

If you need a hand with anything at all on the forum do ask Ailsa - we are a friendly lot! :-0

At 8:23pm on April 14, 2013, Pam Johnson said…

Welcome from Shropshire Ailsa.  Always exciting to see a new KAS member in the UK. I hope we may see you on the UK forum and hope you enjoy helping us to keep the children warm.

At 7:46pm on April 14, 2013, Gitta Seyfert said…

Welcome to KAS Ailsa and warm greetings from South Africa :)

At 9:33am on April 14, 2013, Pam Antink said…

Welcome Ailsa.  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!


We also have two new videos which are work checking out :


1. http://youtu.be/x4uekHo1UYY


2. http://youtu.be/UIrfmIYuHYE

At 8:48am on April 14, 2013, Linda Maltby said…

Hello Ailsa, so glad you have joined us. Keeping the children in South Africa warm has brought together a world-wide group of caring knitters and crocheters.

If you haven’t already, please read through the welcome message on the forum main page for helpful hints and things that might interest you. The FAQ category should answer any general questions you may have. If not, please ask. http://forum.knit-a-square.com

Looking for patterns?  Check the KAS Pattern Book for garments and squares for the children.  We are focusing on children aged 3-9 years old. 

Every month, we list the squares, beanies and tops that have arrived in South Africa. To find the ‘Squares lists’ please click the Forum tab [in the toolbar above] then on “Tallies/Item Count” for an up-to-date listing.

Click Here for a few tips for sending your parcel. Postal information is here.

KasSnippets has been e-published and I thought you might find it interesting to read. 

We have a challenge each month.  This is a fun way to try new colours, ideas or patterns. A theme is chosen, and if you wish, you may create something new and different......it could be making a plain square using a new colour, a different stitch or trying a totally new way of knitting/ crocheting.  An 8”/20cm square is the perfect size for experimenting.

This month we are playing at the seashore.  Please join us at Sea, Seashore and Shells with your representation of a day at the beach

If you are interested in joining any of our challenges, please note: Your parcel does not need to arrive in South Africa before the end of the challenge month.  Many of us use sea-mail and find parcels take between 6-10 weeks to arrive. Whenever your parcel arrives, know it will be appreciated and that you are keeping children warm.

As always, making the basic square is a wonderful way to relax and still help the children.  Plain Janes, as they are affectionately called, are the backbone of KAS.  Since it takes 35 squares to make one blanket, squares are needed all the time.

We would love to see photos of your work. Click on the photo option at the top of the page and follow the prompts.

Enjoy !



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