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For every behatted smoothie that gets sold, Age UK will receive 25p to help older people and reduce loneliness.

Calling all Knitters, the Big Knit is back

How you can get involved

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.

Patterns

A wide range of knitting patterns to suit all abilities and styles can be found here. Alternatively, you can come up with your own unique and wonderful creations.

New to knitting and need a hand? Here’s a link to a knitting tutorial to help get you started.

Send us your hats

Package up your lovely hats, with your name and address and send them to us at:

Age UK Sunderland
Bradbury Centre
Stockton Road
Sunderland
SR2 7AQ

Alternatively, you can pop them into any one of our Centres at: 

Coalfield Area Office
The Metcalfe Centre
Hetton-le-Hole 
Houghton Le Spring
DH5 0AQ

The Essence Service
Sir Thomas Allen Centre
Mill Hill Road
Sunderland
SR3 2ND

Or if you need help to get them to us, we can arrange for collection. If you have any questions or want to find out more information please contact:

Seonad Campbell
Funding and Research Manager
Age UK Sunderland
Bradbury Centre
Stockton Road
Sunderland
SR2 7AQ

Phone: 0191 514 1131

Email: Seonadcampbell@ageuksunderland.org.uk

For every little hat you send to AGE UK Sunderland, you will be helping us alleviate loneliness among older people in Sunderland.

Knitted Hats

Big Knit Knitting Patterns

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