KasSnippets - November 2015
KasSnippets - NOVEMBER 2015
REPORTS FROM SOUTH AFRICA
Green Village is on the way to Tshepisong which we know quite well now, but still we managed to get hopelessly lost on the way there!
Lindi had arranged this distribution with the help of Sibongile, who works with the children at Thubelisha and had come across one of Lindi’s Tshepisong sewing groups - that's the way it happens !!!!
Help a Child, Honor a Loved One
If you, like some of us, are scratching your head trying to come up with a meaningful gift idea for a special someone who is lucky enough to have everything, please remember those who aren't.
You can buy a gift for one less fortunate, or make a donation to Knit-a-Square S.A. in the name of that special someone.
Visit our KAS Shop for some terrific ideas.
HATS ON FOR THE CHILDREN
KNIT-A-SQUARE DELIVERS !
To add your squares to help the virtual Van move closer to the Office Please CLICK HERE.
OPENING DAY 10th November ... the entire post.
SOMEWHERE in Johannesburg there must be a massive pile of our parcels. We have called around other branch POs, without luck. The main PO never answers, even its emergency line ... hardly surprising as there are a LOT of angry people searching for their parcels so close to Christmas.
Check out our
Oceans, Land, Sky, Space
hosted by Valerie Zalewski - France
Creations of every color, shape, and description depicting everything in, on, and around our beautiful world!
Here's a tiny sample ...
For those of you who like to be on the mark and set to go when the calendar flips, here are our
Thank you to everyone who participated in this discussion and to all those who have volunteered to host a month. And thank you to Bev for getting it all organized. Together we're going to COLOR THEIR WORLD!
The October Squares List is available.
Visit www.knit-a-square.com Click on “Received Squares”
Updated Graphs are available HERE
October saw 12,231 squares arrive in South Africa. Although fewer squares than September, this is still a fabulous number. The Gogos will be able to make 349 blankets. They will be busy sewing through the summer months in preparation for the cold weather.
DECEMBER PATTERN OF THE MONTH
Now that Christmas is approaching, those of us with children/grandchildren start thinking about toys. For the children in South Africa the idea of having their own forever toy is an almost impossible dream.
This is why Knit-a-Square strives to give soft toys to the children at distributions.
Imagine the anticipation in this boy’s heart when he sees other children receiving toys.
Is he wondering: “Is there enough ?” [Because in his life, there is never enough food or warmth]
The children are delighted to receive toys whether knitted, crocheted, sewn or purchased.
Did the boy in the first photo receive a soft toy ?
Of course ! Ronda had the perfect teddy bear just for him.
If there is extra space, a soft toy can be tucked in among the squares when sending your parcel.
Please look in the KAS Pattern Book or choose a favourite pattern of your own
[If you would rather not make a toy, charity shops are a great place to find soft toys in good repair.]
SQUARE HEART OF THE MONTH AWARD
Edited by Gloria Grandy
THE NOVEMBER 2015
SQUARE HEART AWARD
and her Mum
JULIE HOBSON - UK
Read about this wonderful mother-daughter team here
Did you know we are also on Facebook?
Here is the Link to Knit-a-Square Facebook page where you will find lots of photos, videos, information, and comments.
They are crying out for peace around the world
They are telling us to stop the hurt and pain
Their smiles can melt the coldest heart
Their tears can pull your world apart
Why don't we listen to the children