Hat Not Hate!

LLAMA LLAMA DING DONG YARN is an official drop off location for #HATNOTHATE

We appreciate your interest in this initiative.  As a token of our appreciation we have decided to offer the following to everyone that donates a blue hat at Llama Llama Ding Dong Yarn:

1. You will receive a coupon for 10% off your HIGHEST regular priced item on any purchase at Llama Llama Ding Dong Yarn.  Coupon may be used throughout 2019.  That means that if you bring 3 hats you will receive 3 coupons and can use those coupons in a single purchase or on separate purchases.

2.  You will also receive one entry ticket to win a gift basket with each hat donated.

If you donate blue yarn for this initiative you will receive a coupon for 10% off your HIGHEST regular priced item on any purchase at Llama Llama Ding Dong Yarn.

 

Top Contributor(s) Week of June 15th:  Ezra - 8 Hats! 

Top Contributor Week of June 8th:  Lori, Cathie, Ezra -  6 Hats Each!

Top Contributor Week of June 1st:  Cathie (Caring Ladies) -  Hats!

Top Contributor Week of May 25th:  Lynn - 5 Hats!

Top Contributor Week of May 18th:  Cathie (Caring Ladies) - 8 Hats!

Top Contributor Week of May 11th:  Cathie (Caring Ladies) - 8 Hats!

Top Contributor Week of May 4th:  Rose Bourgeois - 2 Hats!

 

STITCH TOGETHER TIME FOR #HATNOTHATE!

Join us every Saturday from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. from May 4th through July 20th to make hats for #HATNOTHATE.

We have been distributing these flyers around the city and adjacent cities.  Please feel free to download a copy of this flyer and share it with your Fiber Artist Friends.  Everyone is welcome!!

 

 

What is #HATNOTHATE?

"It is an anti-bullying campaign launched in 2018.  All Fiber Artists are encouraged to make, wear, and post handmade blue hats, adding #HatNotHate when sharing on social platforms."

Why do the hats need to be blue?

"The color blue represents awareness, peace, and solidarity.  Blue is the color to wear in support of anti-bullying."

What are the requirements for the blue hats you donate?

-All hats in a wide range of Styles.
-Hats should be handmade using blue yarn.
-Please include a tag or note stating the fiber content of the blue hat as they will be distributed to schools and some people have allergies/sensitivities to certain fibers.
-For more information you may visit www.hatnothate.org/#faq

Who receives the blue hats that are donated?

"Hats will be given to select schools from around the country all of which are participating in National Bullying Prevention month throughout the month of October."

Do you need to sign up to attend the Stitch Together for Hat Not Hate?

Not at this moment.  Please feel free to join us!

Do I need to be an expert Knitter or Crocheter to be part of this initiative?

No.  All skill levels are encouraged to participate.  

Do I need to use a special pattern for the hats?

No.  You may use any pattern that you love or you may download free knitting and crochet patterns provided on the Lion Brand Yarn Company's Hat Not Hate  Website.  You may also check out what www.ravelry.com has to offer.