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How to wash knitted cardigans – the videos

November 30th, 2008 -- Posted in hand knitted cardigans, knitted cardigans | No Comments »

After writing my article about washing knitted cardigans, I found these very helpful (and very good) videos. They are great demos of how you wash knitted stuff. I hope you’ll find them useful!
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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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