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At 4:36pm on May 18, 2018, Kathy Chantrell said…

Thanks Bev, These cute little toys do seem to have away of jumping out at me and saying please take me home:)) I love finding them.

At 9:29pm on May 8, 2018, Jude Sullivan said…

Well the day has dawned! Will report in later xx

At 5:30am on May 8, 2018, Susan Jones said…

HI Bev, Thank you for the warm welcome, and all of the information.  

Oh yes, I have discovered the PJ pattern.  It is a wonderfully easy pattern for those of us who are not experienced with crochet.  It looks nice and works up quickly.  It provides a little break from knitting.  

At 9:50pm on May 5, 2018, Jude Sullivan said…

At last my dear we have contact!  Watch this space xxx

At 4:59am on April 20, 2018, Athelé Oosterbroek said…

Some Gorgeous squares Bev. I will definitely keep a look out for your parcels. Especially love the 6 butterflies and really all the themed ones. Lucky children who get blankets wi5 your squares!!

At 4:58am on April 20, 2018, Athelé Oosterbroek said…

Thank you for your warm welcome to the forum Bev. It is a joy to open the parcels and be inspired by what we find to join together into gorgeous blankets. I sew together about 50 blankets/year and love every one. None of which would be possible without the kind and generous contributions of lovely ladies like you!

many blessings on you and your family

One Love


At 2:34am on March 26, 2018, Hannah Cross said…

I did get the link, and I've been reading over it to make sure I fill out the customs form properly.  I think I've got a few more squares to make to meet the 35 per afghan, but then there will be 3 afghans' worth.  I'm on spring break this week, so I'm hoping I can get them finished and shipped off this week!

At 12:48pm on March 25, 2018, Hannah Cross said…

I've been working hard at making bunches of squares for multiple afghans, but I can't find the page that told me how many are used per afghan.  Do you know?  I'd like to group them and send them that way...

At 5:11am on March 24, 2018, Andreja Jagacic said…

Thanks a lot! Will explore! BR

At 12:17pm on February 19, 2018, Nancy Johnson said…

Bev - thank you for your response to my message.  My more recent squares are meeting the 8" "requirement".  This is such a great way to make a difference.  I'm happy to be part of it.  Nancy

At 3:45am on February 19, 2018, Nancy Johnson said…

This is a great way for a senior citizen to contribute to a worthy cause all the while using up all the "left-over" yarn from long ago finished products.  I must admit I haven't knit in quite a while and not know the "size" of the yarn, a few of my first tries did not come out exactly 8 inches square.  Can they still be used?  Thank you.

At 8:32pm on February 3, 2018, Denise Bailey said…
Very cute animal square.
At 5:28am on January 20, 2018, Michou Godfrey said…

Dear Bev, thank you for your messages.

Funny but I am exactly in the same position as Patricia Underwood (below). I've been  sending hats and squares to KAS for years, but only just joined the forum. The main reason is that I have a question: as I'm getting older, my wrists are not so great and I find it easier to knit DOUBLE, i.e. my squares are 2Dk on 51/2mm needles. They are thicker, of course but still pliable and very warm. Is that OK?


At 2:02pm on October 23, 2017, Amanda Creech said…

Hi Bev,

Thank you for such the warm welcome!  I can't wait to start contributing :)

At 4:13am on October 14, 2017, Patricia Underwood said…

Dear Bev

Thank you so much for the lovely warm welcome but I've actually been sending my work to KAS for the last 5 years - I just hadn't got round to joining the Forum before! Now I need to work out how to add some photos ..


At 12:45pm on September 24, 2017, Karen McCabe said…

Hi again Bev,

Rosie LOVED making the handwarmers. We'll send as many as possible... Thanks for all the information and for writing to us.


At 12:11pm on September 24, 2017, Karen McCabe said…

Hi Bev,

Thank you so much for the welcome email! I joined the forum after I found your website and facebook page. My mom, Rosie, is the knitter and I was searching online for places to donate new knitted items. We are in the USA and just did a general search and your organization came up! I've also been in touch with Pam on facebook.

Rosie and I will be sending the first box with mostly hats and sweaters for children. She has the pattern now for the squares and has started making hand warmers. Next box will be all squares and hand warmers.

We want to help and are so glad to find an organization like yours that does such nice work.

Thank you for the note and all the links. I'll stay in touch!


At 7:39am on September 23, 2017, Jasmine Anne Turner said…


Thank you for the tip! I've never done diagonal squares before so it will be my first. I absolutely love what you have knitted. They are gorgeous! I love the embellishments you have put on them they are so cute. Do they stay on well? 


At 1:48pm on September 22, 2017, Jasmine Anne Turner said…

Hi Bev,

Thank you for that warm welcome, I've already been looking at your site and I am excited to get started. I don't know how much I will be able to complete as I am a slow knitter but PJ's are my forte. I am hoping to donate once every six months. Which gives me plenty of time. I do love the idea of a themed month, looking forward to seeing what is next months theme.

Thank you for all the links I look forward to getting to know this site pretty well!

- Jasmine

At 5:29pm on August 23, 2017, Kathy Chantrell said…

Thanks for your lovely comment and help Bev, I measured the first strip on the carpet and knitted the others to match not knowing that I had stretched it when I put it down. So this time I will use the laminate kitchen floor. Who would think I was talking about knitting:)) x x 


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