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#PTOman Highlights

January 20, 2017

#PTOman Highlights

Our Instagram followers are some stylish people, so once a week, we like to bring you some highlights from our…

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How to Fix a Hole in a Sweater

January 19, 2017

How To Fix A Hole In A Sweater

The other day, I was picking through my sweater closet and found an old Ralph Lauren Shetland I hadn’t worn…

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Mood Indigo: Ten Indigo Items to Consider

January 11, 2017

Mood Indigo: Ten Indigo Items To Consider

I can’t imagine a wardrobe without indigo. This rich, beautiful shade of blue was originally produced from various species of…

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This guy makes sweaters of things and then takes pictures of himself

January 8, 2017

This Guy Makes Sweaters Of Things And Then Takes Pictures Of Himself

This guy makes sweaters of things and then takes pictures of himself in the sweater with the thing. Enjoy!

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Real People: The Cozy Cowichan Sweater

December 21, 2016

Real People: The Cozy Cowichan Sweater

If you’re not familiar with the term Cowichan, you’re almost certainly familiar with the style. These sweaters have been worn…

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Next-Level Sweaters from Granted

June 23, 2016

Next-Level Sweaters From Granted

I was watching my friend Wyatt Cenac’s new standup show Night Train yesterday, and was struck by an incredible Cowichan-style…

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Shagging to Stay Warm

November 18, 2015

Shagging To Stay Warm

Before they became commercialized, early and authentic Shetland sweaters were made from natural-colored wools. Nowadays, you can get them in…

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The Legend of the Never-Ending Polo Bear

April 30, 2015

The Legend Of The Never-Ending Polo Bear

NY Mag’s The Cut has a post today on the legend of the never-ending Polo Bear sweater – a mythological…

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How to Get Rid of Pilling

March 2, 2015

How To Get Rid Of Pilling

Nothing makes a sweater look worse than pilling, and the bad news is: no matter the fiber composition or the…

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How to Wash a Sweater

February 9, 2015

How To Wash A Sweater

Sweaters don’t have to be washed after every wear, but they do need to be cleaned every so often. I…

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Relaxing on New Year’s Day

January 1, 2015

Relaxing On New Year’s Day

After a long night out in a coat-and-tie, New Year’s Day calls for some lounging. What I’m wearing today: Fawn…

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Sweater weather is here!

December 3, 2014

Sweater Weather Is Here!

fordlibrarymuseum: Sweater weather is here! President Ford sported this hand-knitted “WIN” patterned pullover supporting the Whip Inflation Now campaign during…

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Gallery: Turtlesnecks? I’ve Got My Share

November 4, 2014

Gallery: Turtlesnecks? I’ve Got My Share

Not so long ago, the turtleneck sweater was consigned to the thrift shop bin of history. Cotton mock turtlenecks (often…

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Fixing Snags

October 13, 2014

Fixing Snags

Fall is the season for sweaters and … snagging sweaters. If you end up getting a snag, there’s a good…

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I want cable knit sweaters to be something they are not

October 2, 2014

I Want Cable Knit Sweaters To Be Something They Are Not

beatonna: I want cable knit sweaters to be something they are not  If it’s wrong to love a bulky, scratchy…

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