Australia's oldest man knits sweaters...for penguins

Father to seven and grandparent to 20, 'Alfie' has been knitting and been actively involved in sports


Web Desk February 12, 2015
A father to 7 and a grandparent to 20, 'Alfie' has been knitting and been actively involved in sports. PHOTO: PENGUIN FOUNDATION

AUSTRALIA: Alfred Date, 109-year-old Australian master crafter has been knitting since the 1930s. His latest endeavour was making mini sweaters for endangered penguins. 

Victoria's Phillip Island Penguin Foundation, in 2013 asked for volunteers to make sweaters for the rare little penguins, when Alfred decided to help.


PHOTO: BOREDPANDA

A father to seven and a grandparent to 20, 'Alfie' has been knitting and been actively involved in sports, playing golf till his 90's.

COMMENTS (2)

[email protected] | 6 years ago | Reply OK. Who ever read anything more adorable?
Pity | 6 years ago | Reply He should continue to do so if it makes him happy.
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