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At 1,600 pounds, stocking weighs in as world’s largest

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Santa may need more reindeer to haul the gifts required to fill what’s been designated as the world’s largest Christmas stocking. The Fayetteville Observer reports that the 1,600-pound, 7,700-square-foot stocking will be unveiled at Arnette Park in Fayetteville on Saturday. It was crafted by knitters from all 50 states, four Canadian provinces and Ireland who donated 3-foot-by-3-foot swatches of knitted yarn. Kimberly Patrick, an adjudicator for Guinness World Records, says the stocking was measured by a local land surveying company…

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