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Montage of little hats sent to Age UK Lindsey

We need your woolpower!

The innocent Big Knit is back, and it's bigger and knittier than ever. We're calling on all knitters and crocheters to get their needles out and help us reach our target. We'll receive 25p for every little hat that you send in. This could really make a positive difference to older people in East Lindsey, West Lindsey and North Lincolnshire. All money raised will go towards our services: helping to reduce loneliness and isolation and ensuring that older people have access to free and confidential information and advice. Our target is 25,000 little knitted hats by 30th June 2022 - making a total of £6,250.

Get those needles out and start knitting!

Big Knit FAQs

Where do I send my little hats?

Once knitted, please send your little hats to our Head Office: Age UK Lindsey, The Old School House, Manor House Street, Horncastle LN9 5HF. Don't forget to include your name and address, so that we can say thank you and send you updates about The Big Knit campaign. Don't forget to apply enough postage for the parcel to reach us safely.

Or please take your woolly wonders to any Age UK Lindsey shop

How will the money raised be spent?

All the money raised for this campaign will support our services for older people living in East Lindsey, West Lindsey and North Lincolnshire: providing information and advice, reducing loneliness and social isolation and helping to improve digital awareness

Is there a deadline?

The deadline for this campaign is 30th June 2022.

Have you got any new patterns?

We sure have. There are six new patterns for you try. Download them using the links below.

Can I use my own patterns?

Absolutely! We'd love to see your unique creations.

How else can I get involved?

We'd love to see your efforts on social media, so why not share your creations on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and don't forget to tag in @AgeUKLindsey.

How do I find out more about The Big Knit?

You can find out more by visiting innocent's Big Knit website. Alternatively, please call our head office on 01507 524242 Mon-Fri, 9am to 2pm or send an email to:

Check out the brand new patterns for this campaign by clicking on any of the images below.

rainbow hat cherry hat rabbit hat
peacock hat fox hat pom pom hat

We've nearly reached our 25,000 woolly-wonder target! Keep knitting!

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