Monday, November 21, 2011
Largest jacket: children from Stockport breaks Guinness world record
STOCKPORT, UK -- The 'Coat of Many Colours', created by kids and parishioners at St George's Church and primary school in Stockport, Greater Manchester,
is made up of more than 8,832 knitted squares and measures 13m by 5.5m (that's big enough to cover more than half a tennis court)
- setting the new world record for the Largest jacket, according to World Record Academy (www.worldrecordacademy.com).
Photo: The World's Largest Coat is made up of more than 8,832 knitted squares. It was created by kids and parishioners at St George's Church and primary school in Stockport, Greater Manchester. The giant coat will now be taken apart to make blankets to send to Africa. (enlarge photo)
The previous Guinness world record for the largest jacket was 9.9 m (32 ft 6 in) long and 5.4 m (17 ft 9 in) wide, and was created by Michael Voronin to celebrate the Ukrainian fashion holiday in Kiev, Ukraine.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the largest high visibility jacket, which measures 11.50 x 8.71 m (37 ft 8 in x 28 ft 6 in) and was manufactured by the Preventiedienst of Mortsel, Belgium.
The Coat Of Many Colours, which consists of more than 8,000 knitted squares, was made by children and parishioners at St George's church and primary school.
The Largest Coat in The World, which measures 42ft 6in by 18ft 2in, will now be taken apart to make blankets to send to Africa.
The World's Largest Jacket weighs around the same as two average-sized adult men.
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Monday, November 21, 2011