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The Big Knit 2016-2017

Thank you to everyone who knitted a hat for this year's Big Knit. From October, you'll start to see your little hats sitting on innocent smoothie bottles in stores across the UK. For every behatted smoothie that is sold, Age UK will receive 25p to help keep older people warm and well.

We've shortlisted some of our favourites from the hats that you shared, but we need your help to pick a winner.

Vote for you favourite by clicking on an image tile. You'll find the vote button at the bottom.

Still haven't sent your knitted hat?

The deadline for delivering your hats to us was 31 July, but there's still a chance your hats could find themselves on innocent smoothie bottles this year - if you're quick! Send your hats to:

The Big Knit, Age UK, Fruit Towers, Canal Building, 342 Ladbroke Grove, London, W10 5BU

Any hats that aren't partnered with a bottle this year will be entered into next year's Big Knit.

How the Big Knit helps older people

The Big Knit is a joint campaign between Age UK and innocent drinks to help vulnerable older people. With over a decade of support from knitters up and down the country, the campaign has raised vital funds to support local and national winter projects to help older people keep warm and well in winter through befriending visits, emergency cold weather support, warm meals and other vital services.

The Big Knit is also a great way to bring people and communities together! Why not meet up with friends and colleagues to share patterns over a cup of tea or two?

The Big Knit campaign couldn't happen without the support of thousands of amazing people across the UK who take part and knit woolly hats to adorn innocent smoothies each year.
Douglas Lamont | CEO, innocent

Want to know more?

If you have any questions or want to find out more information, please contact the Big Knit team at

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