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Suffolk Big Knit 2019

Published on 15 October 2018 12:14 PM

What is the Big Knit?

The Big Knit is the campaign that Age UK runs in partnership with innocent drinks where we ask you to knit little woolly hats which then go on to their smoothies. For every smoothie sold, Age UK receives 25p.

This year, Age UK Suffolk has the target of creating 25,000 hats!

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.

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

Download the knitting patterns 

Hand in your hats

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

The Fundraising Team - Age UK Suffolk
14 Hillview Business Park
Old Ipswich Road, Claydon
Suffolk IP6 0AJ
Tel: 01473 298683


**Hat Update** 

Thanks to our fantastic knitters we sent off 10,300 hats at the start of January 2019. We have another target to send off a further 14,700 hats by July 2019.


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!

Last year our fantastic knitters created 19,540 hats which raised an incredible £4885! 

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

Find out about the services that we provide for older people.