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15 of the best jumpers ever to grace the Late Late Toy Show

Classic festive knits.

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WE’RE JUST THREE sleeps away from the Late Late Toy Show kicking off in all its festive glory.

Sure, there is a rake of stuff to look forward to come Friday night – but the real Christmas spirit will lie in Tubs’ choice of Christmas jumper.

And there have been some highlights down the years:

1. Like this multicoloured marvel from Gay back in the day

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2. And this more restrained, subtle effort from the man himself

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3. Vertical lines were so in

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4. And wavy ones were too

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5. Pan Collins assisted with this lovely festive jumper

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6. Tubs has introduced the Christmas cardigan to take things up a notch

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7. But Gay had the Christmas sweater vest going well before him

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8. One of Gay’s more risque numbers had “TOYS IN SPACE” across the front

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9. This guest rocked the snowflake look

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10. As did Ryan years later

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11. Triangled patterns are the cornerstone of any Late Late Toy Show jumper

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12. But sometimes wacky colours were allowed too

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13. Modern day Toy Show jumpers stick to the classics

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14. Like Rudolf here

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15. But Gay was the pioneer – look at these little birds on the front

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Classic Toy Show Christmas knits.

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