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What is the Big Knit?

We've all seen the innocent smoothies wearing those cute little knitted hats in the supermarkets, but where do they come from? Innocent Smoothies has teamed up with Age UK to get the nation knitting!

The best bit is each hat donated to Age UK Lincoln & South Lincolnshire is worth 25p.

This year, Age UK Lincoln & South Lincolnshire has a target of 30,000 hats, so come on Lincolnshire, let's get knitting!!

How to get involved

We’d love you to knit lots of lovely little hats for this year’s Big Knit and whether you’re a knitting novice or a purling pro, it couldn’t be easier. Don't be afraid to get creative, we'd love to see your creations!

Download the knitting patterns below, make yourself a nice cup of tea, find a comfy chair and knit away!

Hand in your hats

Once your little knitted creations are ready, drop them off or post them to:

36 Park Street, Lincoln LN1 1UQ 

How does the Big Knit help?

The money we raise from the Big Knit helps us be there for older people who have no one else to turn to – so those little hats really do make a big difference!

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