Today I learned of the 1970s Melbourne, Australia fashion of knitted extra-tight cardigans with unique colour schemes and horizontal stripe designs often created by the wearer. They were worn by tough Sharpie gang members smh.com.au/entertainment/…
Cardigans (sweaters) are named after the 7th Earl of Cardigan, a British Major General who wore a knitted wool waistcoat. He led the Charge of the Light Brigade at the Battle of Balaclava in 1854 and the fame he gained from the battle helped popularise the clothing. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Car…
All of Mr. Rogers cardigan sweaters worn on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood were knitted by his mother youtu.be/6WzlweqvHwM?t=3m…
The Cardigans covered β€˜Burning Down the House’ with Tom Jones. youtu.be/iYuldgIOelY
90s hit 'Lovefool' by The Cardigans was originally conceived as a slower "bossa nova" more in line with their sound until their drummer decided to play it with a disco beat. billboard.com/articles/ne…
Mr. Rogers' cardigans were knitted by his mom smithsonianmag.com/arts-c…
The cardigan that Kurt Cobain wore during 'Unplugged in New York' was put up for auction and sold for $140,800 USD julienslive.com/view-auct…
The cardigan sweater was named after the Earl of Cardigan in tribute for his leading the charge of the light brigade. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Car…
The 90's pop group The Cardigans were formed by heavy metal /hardcore guitarists who grew bored of the scene allmusic.com/artist/the-c…
The Spanish word for cardigan, "rebeca," comes from the English novel Rebecca, whose protagonist had a penchant for cardigans. dictionary.reference.com/…
The sweater (cardigan) has its origins in a famous British military blunder, the Charge of the Light Brigade (see #7). akorra.com/2010/03/03/top…
The Earl of Cardigan who gave his name to the sweater was the same Earl of Cardigan who led the Light Brigade at Balaclava. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jam…
The Cardigans did a cutesy cover of "Sabbath Bloody Sabbath" grooveshark.com/s/Sabbath…
Wes Craven choose to make Freddy Krueger's sweater colors that of red and green, after reading an article in Scientific American in 1982 that said the two most clashing colors to the human retina were this particular combination. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_N…

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