KAS SNIPPETS - MAY 2024

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DISTRIBUTIONS

Many times this month area creches and daycares have come to The Barn to collect blankets to distribute.  Unfortunately we do not get many photos of the children receiving their blankets.

Here is on such distribution to Dudu Little Angels DayCare.

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Good morning madam.

 I'd like to take this opportunity to pass my sencere gratitude on what you did for me and the kids. On behalf of the parents and kids, we like to send our thousand thanks to you and your partners. The kids and parents are very happy, we are so grateful.

Dudu Little Angels Daycare

Check out this discussion throughout June for more updates.

 

AFRICA

This month we have been to lots of place on the continent of Africa.  Our contributors have been very generous with their creativity and enthusiasm for this theme.

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BLANKET ROOM

 This is Cathy Riley's 800 blanket for KAS, pieced together by Estelle.

12605887268?profile=RESIZE_400xYou can see all the blankets from May here.

Winter is Coming to South Africa

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APRIL SQUARES LIST

The APRIL Squares List is available.

Monthly totals:

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 During April we recorded 63 parcels, containing 3.325 squares, equal to 95 blankets!

Many other items were received, such as hats, hand-warmers, cuddly toys and other goodies.

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~~~~~~~A HEARTFELT THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTRIBUTIONS! ~~~~~~~~~~

Please find below the squares list as an attachment: 2024 APRIL SQUARES LIST.pdf and click on it to open it:

2024 APRIL SQUARES LIST.pdf

Might you have any questions, e.g. re spelling mistakes in your name,

for which we apologize, please leave a message.  

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THE BARN

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It is always nice to see the post arriving from overseas to the Barn using the Bryanston address.

12605720866?profile=RESIZE_400xEstelle received quite a few boxes from Cathy, too.

 

ARCHIVES - LOOKING BACK TO 2009

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Wandi and Lindi join KAS at the very beginning in 2009.

Read the historical account by Linda Maltby about the forming of KAS.  This was part of a series recognizing our firt 10 years.  KAS has been warming children for  15 years and we are going strong.

 

 

 

 

LOOKING FOR PATTERNS?

Our KAS PatternBook is back up and running after our URL change in the Fall of 2023. 

Patterns for knitting and crochet. There are sewing and loom patterns, too.

Patterns for squares, beanies, hand-warmers and soft cuddly toys, yes even the KAS Cuddlebug. 

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WHAT ARE YOU MAKING IN THE MONTH OF JUNE? 

NEEDLES OR HOOKS?

HOT WEATHER...SQUARES, BEANIES OR HAND-WARMERS?  COLD WEATHER...BLANKETS?

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COLOR OF THE MONTH -TURQUOISE

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Yarn/Wool Weight Chart

 KAS prefer the #4 Weight 

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  • Great to read through all of this - we have a LOT going on! xx

  • Thanks Amy!!!

    Wow, hosting a theme AND Snips....not to mention crafting....you have been busy this month!

  • Super Snippits thanks Amy. 

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