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The Big Knit 2018/19

Published on 24 August 2018 08:00 AM

You did it!

A HUGE thank you to our fabulous knitters of Oxfordshire who in total have created a whopping 40,000 miniature hats.

For every smoothie with a hat sold, Innocent will kindly donate 25p to Age UK Oxfordshire. These funds will make a difference to the lives of older people across the county. Available to buy in supermarkets now! 

Watch this space for information on the next campaign (2020/2021) 


Calling all knitters - The Big Knit is back! 

Every hat is important, and anyone can learn to knit, so whether you knit one or loads, you’ll be making a difference. Age UK Oxfordshire receives 25p for every hat knitted. This year our target is 25,469 knitted hats! 

Join in 

Whether you’re new to casting on or already know your garter from your stocking stitch, it's easy to get started. You’ll also be part of the huge knitting team helping us to reach such a monumental target for a great cause.

1. Get your knitting materials out 

Get yourself some needles, wool and your favourite chair (train carriages and cafes also work well) and get knitting! If you need some inspiration, you can download knitting patterns below. Further knitting patterns can be found on the Innocent Big Knit website. 

2. Send us your hats

Package up your lovely hats and please drop off or send to: 

The Big Knit

Age UK Oxfordshire

9 Napier Court

Barton Lane


OX14 3YT

Make sure you also give us your name and address so we know who to send a thank you to! 

What happens next?

The deadline for the the 2018/19 Big Knit is July 2019 so our postbox is ready and waiting for your little hats! 

Keep an eye out for the little hats to appear on Innocent Smoothies across the country in October 2019. 

Get in touch

If you have any questions or want to find out more information, please contact us at or telephone 07827 235 405. 

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