Watch: Tom Daley Unveils Adorable Team Great Britain Knitted Cardigan

by Emell Adolphus

EDGE Media Network Contributor

Saturday August 7, 2021
Originally published on August 6, 2021

Tom Daley
Tom Daley  (Source:Instagram / @madewithlovebytomdaley)

Out British diver Tom Daley finally claimed his long-coveted Olympic gold at this year's Olympic games in Tokyo, but its his knitting skills that are winning all the attention and recognition.

He made hearts melt after being spotted in the stands during an Olympic broadcast knitting a dog sweater. Now, as reported by the Daily Mail, the diver has unveiled a complete knitted cardigan honoring Team Great Britain's (Team GB) time in the Olympic Games.

"When I got to Tokyo, I wanted to make something that would remind me of the Olympics to look back on in the future," Daley posted on social media, with plans to auction off the cardigan to raise money for the Brain Tumour Charity. "Since my knitting page is gaining momentum, I wanted to take the opportunity to try and raise some money for the @thebraintumourcharity in memory of my Dad! Any donations would be greatly appreciated."

Daley's father, Robert, died of brain cancer in 2011 at the age of 40.

After winning his first Olympic gold in the 10m synchronized platform competition with diving partner Matty Lee, Daley revealed that he knitted a pounch to for the medal to commend the occasion.

"In honour of his pivotal moment at the games, Tom took to his knitting and crocheting Instagram page - Made With Love By Tom Daley - to reveal the medal pouch, which bears the Union Jack on one side and the Japanese flag on the other," reports Daily Mail.