Tuesday, September 15, 2009

TWITTER KNITTER PARTY!!!



I know, it is NOT Christmas, but... you and I can make this Christmas, this winter, warmer for thousands of people!
Remember I was telling you about Warming Families big 25,000 hat challenge??? It's going on now and will end Dec 31st and we need all of you to make hats to warm the homeless across North America!!

If you need patterns here you go-- they are all FREE!
http://www.bevscountrycottage.com/hats.html

I have a chapter here in Southern Nevada/Utah and will be helping 3 places! Read about that here:
http://www.bevscountrycottage.com/warming-families.html


What if you don't knit? or crochet? or loom knit or nothing creative to make a hat!!!?? Not a problem
You can buy a FEEL GOOD SWEATER: For every Lands' End FeelGood sweater purchased, the company will donate FeelGood yarn to One Heart Foundation's "Warming Families". We are a worldwide knitting and crocheting charity. Lands' End will donate thousands of pounds of their Feel good yarn to Warming Families chapters across America and then we, including YOU, will be knitting and crocheting 25,000 hats to warm the homeless and displaced.

Vickie Howell of DIY's Knitty Gritty has created a special how to knit a hat video just for this project.



And TOMORROW!! Lands' End is holding a FeelGood Twitter Party - hope you can join us!

Join Lands' End and Vickie Howell, host of TV's Knitty Gritty, for a Twitter Party to celebrate the kick-off the FeelGood Campaign! The party will feature more than 20 fun giveaways ranging from the FeelGood sweater and Vickie Howell's books to Lands' End gift cards and FeelGood yarn.

Date: Wednesday, September 16th
Time: 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. CST
Location: #landsend

A link to the Twitter Party TweetGrid will be provided just prior to the party. Thanks in advance for your support of this exciting initiative. Together, we hope to truly make a difference this winter.
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What IS a Twitter Party?
A Twitter Party is where a group of people can discuss or Tweet about a
specific topic in their own little chat room. To participate in the
discussion you¹ll need to sign up for a free Twitter account (instructions
are listed below).

Why Attend?
Twitter parties are a great way to connect with other people while chatting
about a specific topic. Lands End will be hosting a two-hour Twitter Party
to kick-off the FeelGood campaign ­ complete with fun and giveaways.

Twitter Party Hosts
Twitter Party Hosts oversee the event, answer questions, and keep the flow
of the party going.

How To Participate

1. Twitter Account - Go to www.twitter.com to sign up for a free Twitter
account.

2. Find and Follow Lands¹ End Hosts:
· @LEPRMichele
· @LandsEndPRKira
· @LEPRAmanda
· @LandsEndPRAdam
· @VickieHowell

During the party if you want to address one of the hosts directly, be sure
to use their entire Twitter handle (ie @LEPRMichele) .

3. Hashtag ­ The Twitter world calls a pound sign (#) a hashtag. A hashtag
is a code used to mark a specific topic. The Lands¹ End FeelGood Twitter
Party is marked and happening at #landsend. You can search for #landsend to
participate in the party and see the party tweets.

4. Set Up TweetGrid - On the day of the party, use TweetGrid.com or another
Twitter application such as TweetDeck to follow all of the tweets marked
#landsend and participate in the party.

On TweetGrid - You can comment, reply and read all at once in TweetGrid, and
it even puts the hashtag in your comment for you.

Click here <http://tweetgrid. com/howto> for a TweetGrid tutorial list. The
Twitter Party Tutorial should be #8.

5. Fast Followers ­ Something to note, Twitter parties are fun and fast!

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Hug the ones you love!!!
Bev

1 comment:

Lulu said...

this is great..Thanks Bev, never had seen a hat being made..
hugs,