Close-knit group conquer seven-hour charity challenge for Children in Need at Royston pub

Alice Martin, Alison White, and Alison Scully enjoying a busy evening. Picture: Clive Porter

Alice Martin, Alison White, and Alison Scully enjoying a busy evening. Picture: Clive Porter - Credit: Clive Porter

A mass knit-in at the Jolly Postie pub in Royston on Saturday evening saw 15 knitters and crocheters weave their way through seven hours of blanket-making all in aid of Children in Need.

Sue Hawkes and Laura Whitford at the Blankathon. Picture: Clive Porter

Sue Hawkes and Laura Whitford at the Blankathon. Picture: Clive Porter - Credit: Clive Porter

A mass knit-in at the Jolly Postie pub in Royston on Saturday evening saw 15 knitters and crocheters weave their way through seven hours of blanket-making all in aid of Children in Need.

The Blankathon, organised by Laura Whitford, who runs No. 3 Royston craft shop in Melbourn Street and the monthly craft fairs at Royston Town Hall, the group produced brightly coloured squares for a blanket to be raffled off for the challenge.

Christine Baker and Tracey Ratcliffe with Jolly Postie assistant manager, Daniel Browne. Picture: Cl

Christine Baker and Tracey Ratcliffe with Jolly Postie assistant manager, Daniel Browne. Picture: Clive Porter. - Credit: Clive Porter

Raffle tickets are available if you’re quick from the Jolly Postie until 11pm tomorrow, Thursday, night and the winner will be announced on Friday.