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Making Sweaters From Loved Ones And Dogs

by | 19th, March 2008

dog-hair-jumpers.jpg WHEN Kara and Penny died, they left behind a little of themselves on the carpet of Beth and Brian Willis’s home.

Whooa! This is no tale of murder most foul. It is a tale of two dogs, albeit with human names. We are a nation of dog enthusiasts but not all dog deaths are investigated by the police. The world of vets has to produce a Harold Shipman. Not yet.

What Kate and Penny left behind was hair. And Beth and Brian set about combing it from their carpet. They spun it. And they turned the yarn into jumpers.

Says Brian : “They are extremely warm and pretty much waterproof. Unless it is banging it down it is fine. I’ve always got a sweat

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