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David Laverty (in the clown jumper) and his brothers wearing their traditional Christmas woollies knitted by gran

Hair of the dog

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26-year-old David Laverty wants to make clear that he loves his granny very much. His gran is a great knitter. When David was nine years old she presented him with a pair of mittens knitted from the hair of her pet dog who'd recently died. David came into the Home Truths studio to tell us more his gran, her needles - and this slightly macabre creation.

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