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Hats off for the Big Knit

The Big Knit

Every year, knitters up and down the country dust off their needles and knit woolly bobble hats to don the top of our little smoothie bottles. For every behatted bottle sold in Sainsbury's and Boots throughout November, 25p is donated to Age UK to helping keep older people warm in winter.

This year, we asked Mumsnetters to become Mumsknitters and knit us some hats. Lots of you got fancy with the purling and fashioned some woolly good knitted creations. Some of our favourites from Mumsknitters included The Velvety Mouse (knitted from the softest wool ever), Goggle Eyes the Smoothie Guzzling Monster and Dready Head. Smoothies are on the way to the knitters of our favourite top 10 hats.

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This year, we're hoping to smash the £1m mark for monies rasied for The Big Knit overall so thanks to everyone who knitted us a hat.

And just in case you're wondering what happens to the hats after the smoothie is long finished, then wonder no further. This year, we organised a big Hat Tag game where people had to take a snap of their hat dangled over their friend, their dog, a building, anything so that it looked like that they were wearing the hat. You can see some of the best ones by clicking here.Big knit footer


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