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Australia’s oldest man, Alfie Date, passed away peacefully in his nursing home on the central coast, NSW. In his final years, Alfie had dedicated himself to helping the penguins affected by the oil spill on Victoria’s Phillip Island. As a self-taught knitter, Alfie decided to put his skills to work by knitting little jumpers for the penguins; this

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Rib Jumper
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Bobble Vest
• 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 x 50gm balls Cleckheaton Country Wide • 6.50mm knitting needles • 7.00mm knitting needles • 6.50mm double-pointed knitting needles • 2 stitch holders • Wool sewing needle To Fit Bust: 70, 75-80, 85-90, 95-100, 105-110 cm Actu