Knit one, purl one: Twenty-four-hour knitting marathon raises cash for underprivileged children

A GROUP of intrepid knitters from the Manea Methodist Chapel Craft Cafe completed a 24-hour sponsored knit in, to raise cash for underprivileged children.

Around 20 ladies clicked their needles around the clock in shifts, knitting squares that will be put together to make a blanket.

Worship leader Sarah Eastol said: “I want to congratulate everyone involved in the project, they did an amazing job.”

Around �150 has been raised so far from the knitting marathon. The money will be spent on goodies to be placed in shoe boxes and sent to needy children overseas at Christmas.

Everyone involved celebrating the completion of the challenge with a hearty breakfast at the village cafe.

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