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World's largest Christmas jumper knitted in Albi

France 3/Scoop, Nov 28

The world's largest Christmas jumper is ready. It measures 8 metres by 5 metres and was knitted in Albi. This XXL sweater will be presented at the vintage show on December 1st and 2nd in Albi. It should enter the Guinness World Records.

The club of knitters in Albi has succeeded in making a Christmas sweater which weighs more than 800 kilos. It took 300 people 3,850 hours to make it.

In a few months it will be unraveled and the small squares of wool will be sold in favour of Secours Populaire du Tarn.

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