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WoolOvers Knitted Cardigans

January 2nd, 2009 -- Posted in cashmere cardigans, knitted cardigans, long cardigans, mens cardigans, womens cardigans | No Comments »

Are you making this mistake? You want to buy knitted cardigans but think you’d have to sacrifice quality? I’ve found this brilliant selection of cashmere and merino cardigans at WoolOvers, as well as pure lambswool, silk and cotton, and other natural and renewable fibres. The prices are so reasonable you’ll be gob-smacked. And all their range is machine washable –  how’s that for amazing?!

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How to wash your knitted cardigans

November 23rd, 2008 -- Posted in cashmere cardigans, hand knitted cardigans, knitted cardigans | 4 Comments »

This article is my guide to washing knitted cardigans that are made of delicate wools and other animal fibres:

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The history of knitted cardigans

November 16th, 2008 -- Posted in cashmere cardigans, hand knitted cardigans, knitted cardigans | 10 Comments »

Knitted cardigans were named after the 7th Earl of Cardigan, the first British officer to cross the Russian lines in the famous Charge of the Light Brigade, during the Crimean war.

He and his officers wore fur-trimmed or braided woollen jackets to keep them warm in the harsh Crimean winter – they actually looked very different from today’s knitted cardigans.

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