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We’re delighted to announce that The Big Knit is back, so grab your needles and your brightest yarn and get knitting for Age UK Leicester Shire & Rutland!

A row of Innocent Smoothie bottles each with a little knitted hat on top

Get your knitted thinking caps on and knit your glorious creations to adorn the tops of innocent smoothie bottles. Each little knitted hat helps us raise vital funds to continue to support local older people. Interested? Find out more below!

A row of knitted hatsNew patterns for 2021/2022:

Big Knit Pattern Booklet

Beginner patterns guide

Intermediate patterns guide

Advanced patterns guide

Send us your knitted hats

Age UK Leicester Shire & Rutland
Lansdowne House
113 Princess Road East, Leicester

Since the Big Knit began in 2003, you amazing knitters have helped raise over £3 million for Age UK and our vital work.