There is a thing called the "sweater curse." Some knitters believe that knitting a sweater for a signifcant other and giving it to them as a gift will result in a breakup. A 2005 poll found that 15% of knitters have experienced it firsthand. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swe…
In 2003 Matt and Trey auctioned a small role in S07E7 to the highest bidder in an AIDS research charity. The winner Alex Glick, appears in the episode with a sweater that says β€œAlex” and has several lines. southpark.cc.com/wiki/Ale…
French fashion designers Chanel sent two design team members to the remote Fair Isles in Scotland for research purposes. Having purchased two sweaters from Scottish knitwear designer Mati Ventrillon, Chanel proceeded to plagiarise the design for a fashion show in Italy. hollywoodreporter.com/new…
In 1994 RΓ³isΓ­n Murphy approached producer Mark Brydon with the chat-up line "Do you like my tight sweater? See how it fits my body!". The two not only started dating each other, but also founded the band Moloko, with a debut album titled "Do You Like My Tight Sweater?". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mol…
Sweater Curse is a curse that causes a knitter's SO to break up with them en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swe…
Today I learned about Francine Gottfried, a clerical worker on Wall Street whose curvaceous figure gave her international fame as 'Wall Street's Sweater Girl'. On September 19th 1968 over 5,000 spectators gathered to watch Gottfried walk to work. Trading came to a virtual halt and police shut down the road. sweatergirlsociety.org/fr…
Every sweater Mr Rogers wore on his show had been hand knitted by his mother, Nancy Rogers. She made him a new one every Christmas. She died in 1981. When they started wearing thin in the 1990s, replacements were found, but the source has been forgotten. smithsonianmag.com/arts-c…
Villagers knitted gigantic "sweaters" for rescue elephants during a cold snap in Mathura, India. The co-founder of the elephant sanctuary said it's vital to keep rescue elephants warm as the abuse they suffered makes them more susceptible to illness, and the cold aggravates their arthritis. mymodernmet.com/elephant-…
– Police front man Sting got his nickname from his habit of wearing a black and yellow sweater with hooped stripes when playing with the Phoenix Jazzmen. According to Sting, "they thought I looked like a wasp". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sti…
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…
When Peter Sutcliffe, aka the Yorkshire Ripper responsible for 13 murders, was arrested, police found he was wearing a v-neck sweater as underwear with his legs going through each sleeve. weirdisland.co.uk/people/…
For the catching-a-fly-with-chopsticks scene in the "Karate Kid", they first tired regular flies but that didn't work. Then they tried refrigerated flies (they fly slower) but that didn't work. Finally they took a piece of sweater fuzz and just hung it on a string and that finally worked. si.com/tech-media/2018/05…
Every sweater that Mr. Rogers wore in Mister Rogers' Neighborhood was hand-knit by his mother. smithsonianmag.com/arts-c…
A physical education teacher in Texas wore the exact same disco-era polyester shirt and coffee-colored sweater vest in his school picture for 40 years in a row, until his retirement in 2013. dallasnews.com/news/colum…
Mr. Rogers' mother knitted every sweater he wore on the show. fredrogers.org/frc/news/m…
Every sweater worn by Mr.Rogers in Mister Rogers' Neighborhood was hand-knit by his mother articles.cnn.com/2008-07-…
All of Mr. Rogers cardigan sweaters worn on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood were knitted by his mother youtu.be/6WzlweqvHwM?t=3m…
In 1952 there were "Exploding Sweaters" made out of Brush Rayon that burned completely in minutes if exposed to open flame trove.nla.gov.au/newspape…
A 96-year old lady from Australia knitted over 1000 tiny sweaters for penguins to protect them from oil spills. usatoday.com/story/news/n…
A man tripping on acid broke into Moby's house. Moby then gave the man a sweater to keep him warm and some money for breakfast and then sent him on his way. laist.com/2011/02/01/guy_…
Oil spill penguins get dressed up in sweaters while they're waiting to be cleaned factmonster.com/spot/peng…
In 1968, thousands of men shut down several NYC blocks for three weeks to stare at Francine Gottfried's (dubbed "Wallstreet's sweater girl") very large chest on her walk to work each morning. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fra…
The "curse of the love sweater" or "sweater curse" is a term used by knitters to describe the belief that if a knitter gives a hand-knit sweater to a significant other, it will lead to the recipient breaking up with the knitter. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swe…
All of mister Rogers' signature sweaters were hand-knit by his own mother fredrogers.org/frc/news/m…
Penguins who were affected by an oil spill wore sweaters to prevent them from consuming oil while preening abcnews.go.com/blogs/head…
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…
Today I learned of the "Sweater Curse", a superstition that hand-knitting a sweater for your significant other will lead to them breaking up with you. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swe…
All of the sweaters worn by Mr. Rogers were made by his mother huffingtonpost.com/2015/0…
The Smithsonian owns and sometimes displays one of Mr. Rogers sweaters as a "National Treasure of American History" americanhistory.si.edu/co…
A guernsey, or gansey, is a seaman's knitted woollen sweater, similar to a jersey, which originated in the Channel Island of the same name, sometimes known as a knit-frock in Cornwall. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gue…
Cashmere wool (used to make expensive sweaters and scarves) is made from the neck hair of goats. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cas…
The Smithsonian displays a Mr. Roger's sweater as a 'National Treasure' americanhistory.si.edu/co…
Samuel L. Jackson was a stand-in for Bill Cosby during rehearsals for The Cosby Show. "They would put his crazy sweaters on me." vulture.com/2012/12/samue…
Argyle socks & other clothing with the familiar diamond & line patterning on it like sweaters and leggings, are derived from the tartan (pattern) of Clan Campbell, of Argyll in western Scotland. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arg…
While Wayne Gretzky was playing hockey as a 6-year old in a 10-year olds league, the sweaters for ten-year-olds were far too large for him. He coped by tucking the sweater into his pants on the right side. Gretzky continued doing this throughout his NHL career. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Way…
Mister Rogers' mom hand-knitted the sweaters he wore on his show. vimeo.com/88089113
Makers Mark sent its "ambassadors" a Christmas sweater for their bottles last year bourbonblog.com/blog/2011…
March 20th is "Sweater Day" to honor Mr.Rogers. nbcnews.com/id/23370703/s…
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…
One of Mr. Roger's sweaters is on display at the Smithsonian in D.C.
The Smithsonian Institution has one of Mister Rogers sweaters on display as a "Treasure of American History" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fre…
The name "Tank Top" (for the style of undershirt and sweater vest) comes from it's resemblance to a Tank Suit which was a women's one piece swimwear in the 1920s. (Here tank means pool of water) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tan…
The $5 Canadian Note contains a quote from "The Hockey Sweater", a children's book about a child being shunned after accidentally receiving a rival team's jersey. wikipedia.org/wiki/Canadi…
The Montreal Canadiens are called "the Habs"because is an abbreviation of "les habitants," a name given to the settlers of New France, dating back to the 17th Century. The "H" on their sweaters is not for Habs, but stands for Hockey, as their full name is "Club de Hockey Canadien." Nhl.com
What "mulesing" is. Ouch. Yuck. I will never wear my merino sweaters in quite the same way. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mul…
There exists a "sweater curse" in which the recipient breaks up with the knitter shortly after receiving it en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swe…
One of Mr. Rogers' sweaters is on display at the Smithsonian americanhistory.si.edu/co…
Every one of Mister Rogers' red sweaters were hand-knit by his real-life mom. mentalfloss.com/blogs/arc…
Every sweater that Mr. Rogers wore in Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood was hand-knit by his mother smithsonianmag.com/arts-c…
Weezer's Rivers Cuomo ripped off The Sweater Song from a Metallica song rollingstone.com/music/ne…

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