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The Big Knit

Thank you

You've knitted an incredible 1.5 million hats for the Big Knit.

We want to see a world where no one has no one to turn to. To the heroes who have knitted and crocheted their way towards this goal, thank you. Together, we've knitted 1,500,034 tiny hats.

Each one of these will keep a smoothie's head warm this winter, and for every one sold, innocent will donate 25p to Age UK.

Hat-wearing smoothies go on sale in November

Keep your eyes peeled to see them in shops across the country.

We love to see the weirdest and wackiest hats out there. Send us photos of your favourites on social media!

Sending your hats back

If you'd like to send your hat back to be used again in the next Big Knit, pop it in the post, addressed to 'Freepost BIG KNIT'. We'll keep it safe and innocent will pop it on another smoothie, to raise even more money for Age UK.


Patterns for inspiration

If you want to start next year's knitting early, here are some patterns to inspire you:

How does knitting hats help?

The money we raise from the Big Knit helps us be there for older people who have no one else to turn to.

Watch our video to see just how much this means to people like Jean and John.

Can't get your hands on a smoothie?

Donate online instead and help us support older people when they need it most.

Any questions?

Drop us a line at big.knit@ageuk.org.uk. We'd love to chat and are happy to answer any of your Big Knit questions!

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