Raise money for Age UK Cambridgeshire and Peterborough by getting involved with Age UK and innocent’s Big Knit campaign 2016/17. You can make a difference by knitting some mini hats.

Our targets for 2016/17 Age UK Cambridgeshire & Peterborough are:
Target for January 2017: 13,500
Target for summer 2017: 13,500
So Total target for Big Knit campaign 2016/17: 27,000

Knitters of all ages can get involved in this exciting campaign to make lots of tiny hats for the top of innocent smoothie bottles. For every behatted bottle sold, 25p will go straight to Age UK so we really need your help create lovely hats of different styles and designs.

You can make your own pattern or if you’d like some inspiration you can download the beginner, intermediate and expert patterns below to use as a guide.

Please send us your knitted hats by 27th July 2017 so that they can be counted and bagged for the deadline on 31st July.

Please give us your name, address and contact details so that we can thank you.

Please send your hats to us at any of these locations:

  • County Office, 2 Victoria Street, Chatteris, PE16 6AP
  • The Cherry Trees Club, St Matthews Street, Cambridge, CB1 2LT 
  • The Lindens, 86 Lincoln Road, Peterborough, PE1 2SN 
  • Our Age UK shops at Westgate, Bretton and Werrington in Peterborough
  • You can also email us on BigKnit@ageukcap.org.uk

We'd love you to share your pictures and comments on our Facebook Page  https://www.facebook.com/AgeUKCAP/   Thank you.

We have a volunteer, Tara Daynes, helping us to promote our Big Knit. Tara can come to your group to talk about the campaign, bring patterns and also entertain you with stories from her days singing with St Winfred's School Choir and the chart topping hit sing "There's no one quite like Grandma" - do you remember it? Call us to find out more 0300 666 9860.  

Ready, steady, knit!



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