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Innocent Smoothie- Big Knit 2013

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GlasgowLass Report 23 Aug 2013 10:33

Last year, 2 of my daughters who had never knitted anything before, decided to get the needles out and learn especially for this charity
Within 2 weeks, they managed to produce 200 of these little bobble hats which they sent off.
A few months later, they received a lovely thank you letter from Innocent


They have already started on this years hats!


Von Report 23 Aug 2013 13:43


My friend also did this last year and she organised a meeting in the evening for her friends and we all made little hats whilst having a good gossip.

I found it gave me a chance to experiment with stitches.
:-D :-D
Think I'm going to make the sheep


LadyScozz Report 24 Aug 2013 08:30

Cute little hats..... but what do you do with them?

I know they are sent to the charity...... but what's next?

I can't imagine opening my fridge and finding a flock of sheep :-D

I've printed the sheep one (copy & paste didn't work, it went all over the place)....... I might make an eRRol :-D

I fancy the Viking hat........... lolol


GlasgowLass Report 24 Aug 2013 08:45

What to do with them?

Any that we have bought were returned in last year's package alongside those that the girls knitted.
One of my friends uses them as egg cosies. ( puts them on her boiled eggs to keep them warm). aaaww!

Other than that? I ca't think!
That sheep looks good though!


LadyScozz Report 24 Aug 2013 11:21

I used to crochet "willy warmers".... :-D

I can't think of a charity that would be interested in them ;-)


Von Report 2 Sep 2013 16:00

As my avatar shows I'm working on my contribution :-D :-D :-D :-D


Andysmum Report 6 Sep 2013 12:19

This is the first time I have heard of this - I've just saved the link.

I used to do a lot of knitting, but haven't the patience now, but have masses of part used balls of wool left over. This is a wonderful way of using them all up. :-) :-)

Thank you Glasgow Lass.


GlasgowLass Report 6 Sep 2013 16:18

Girlies have been working from this site...http://www.thebigknit.devonartist.co.uk/patterns.html

Cupcake, Cat in the Hat, Rainbow and Postbox have all been done so far!
About 100 knitted now


Andysmum Report 6 Sep 2013 22:27

Brilliant!! :-) :-) :-)