Christmas jumper fever arrives at Morrisons in Felixstowe in a big way

Staff at Morrisons in Felixstowe have knitted a jumper big enough for 20 people. L-R Dale Robinson,

Staff at Morrisons in Felixstowe have knitted a jumper big enough for 20 people. L-R Dale Robinson, Nicki Fitzgerald, Anthony Cockerill, Kyle Levine, Louise Ashe, Les Carrell, Michelle Ball, Beckie Pegg, Helen Hope. - Credit: Archant

It’s one of the biggest Christmas jumpers around – and could easily be worn by more than 20 people.

The ‘woolly pully’ was made by staff at Felixstowe Morrisons as a challenge to mark National Christmas Jumper Day, and now they plan to dismantle it and use sections as charity blankets.

Helen Hope, HR manager, said seven staff had started knitting A4 size wool segments in September.

Louise Ashe, of the store’s canteen, then agreed to sew them together into a giant jumper – and also made the baubles and other festive decorations for the front.

The jumper will be turned into blankets for causes including animal charities. Staff at the Grange Farm Avenue store are also giving £1 to charity when they wear a Christmas jumper.