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The Big Knit is on!

How you can get involved

Whether you’re new to casting on or already know your garter from your stocking stitch, it's easy to be involved. You’ll also be part of the huge knitting team helping us to reach such a monumental target for a great cause but be quick, we need to send off all 18,000 hats by Wednesday 31 July

The Big Knit - fun designs

Download our 2019 pack now

1. Be prepared

Get yourself some needles, wool and your favourite chair (train carriages and cafes also work well) and get knitting! Follow the link above to see the Big Knit patterns

2. Send us your hats

Package up your lovely hats and get them to us throughout the year to help reach the bumper target. You can also drop off your hat in to our office, but be quick we need them by Wednesday 31 July

Widford Hall, Widford Hall Lane, Off Tattersall Way, Chelmsford, CM2 8TD

Show everyone how great your hats are by posting pictures of them online using #BigKnit

What happens next?

Look out for the hats on smoothie bottles in shops in early 2019.