Every year, innocent’s Big Knit campaign recruits talented crafters like you from all over the UK to make fun little hats for smoothie bottles. This year, we’re helping innocent reach their target of 2 million hats for the biggest big knit ever. It’s fun, it’s easy and it’s a great cause.
For every behatted smoothie sold, the Big Knit campaign donates 25p to Age UK to help keep older people warm and well over winter. The colder months can be tough for a lot of people – as many as 25,000 older people’s lives are at risk because of the cold. But we can help and whether you’re new to knitting hats or have made a hundred before, it’s simple to get involved. Thanks to knitters like you, the Big Knit has raised over £1.9m so far.
For more details and a selection of free patterns to get you started, read our information here. Or click here to read about Gemma from Gemmipop designs, who organised a knitalong and collected a total of 5830 hats!
You'll find these three amazing patterns inside the next issues of The Knitter (on sale Tuesday 31st January) and Simply Knitting (on sale Friday 3rd February).