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The Big Knit

What is the Big Knit?

Every year, we ask you to knit tiny woollen hats, and each one gets placed on an innocent smoothie bottle.

For every smoothie sold, we receive 25p, and that money helps us fight loneliness among older people. 

How to join in

1. Choose a pattern
Design your own hat or download our patterns below. We have beginner, intermediate and advanced patterns so there is something for everyone!

Download New 2021 Patterns

Download Patterns 

2. Knit away
Corrie up whilst we spend more time safely at home and knit in front of the TV or fire, have a virtual knit and natter or take up a new family hobby together and learn how to knit with your children or partner.

3.Send us your hats
Pop your hats in the post to:

The Big Knit
Age Scotland
Causewayside House
160 Causewayside, Edinburgh
EH9 1PR

4. Tell us your story
Please include a note with your hats telling us your name and address so we can thank you for your efforts.

We’d also love to know your knitting stories and why you are taking part in the Big Knit – tell us at bigknit@agescotland.org.uk

At Age Scotland, we’re committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. Read our privacy policy. You can change or stop how we contact you by emailing contact@agescotland.org.uk or by calling 0333 32 32 400.

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