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What is a cardigan sweater?

by Peilin Zhou on Jun 13, 2022

Mapleshop White Stripe Cardigan Sweater

Getting down to the basics of a cardigan sweater

A cardigan sweater is one of the most commonly used types of sweaters worn worldwide. It is made from a tubular piece of knitting and features buttons or, less frequently, holes for the neck opening.

Cardigans are usually made from wool or other natural fibers, but they can also be made from synthetic fabrics such as acrylic.

You can find White Stripe Cardigan Sweater in the Mapleshop!

What makes cardigan sweaters a great choice

Cardigan sweaters come in so many colors, patterns, and styles that it's easy to find one you like! Whether you want to wear it over a dress or pair it with jeans, there's a cardigan for everyone. 

A simple cardigan can be worn with a pair of jeans and a t-shirt or even dressed up with a blouse. A cardigan is an essential piece of clothing that should be in every woman's closet!

Sky Blue Cardigan Sweater

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Types of cardigan sweaters

There are various kinds of cardigan sweaters. Here is a list of some of the most popular types of cardigans:

  • Long Cardigan Sweater
  • Button Front Cardigan Sweater
  • Open Front Cardigan Sweater
  • Textured Cardigan Sweater
  • Cashmere Cardigan Sweater
  • Collared Cardigan Sweater
  • Hooded Cardigan Sweater

How to wear a cardigan sweater

Cardigans are one of the most useful pieces of clothing you can own as they are very versatile. They are a great way to dress up as they can go with absolutely any outfit. Here are a few ideas for wearing a cardigan sweater:

  • Over a dress
  • With pajamas
  • With jeans and a blouse
  • With a skirt and boots
  • As an accent piece to your outfit
  • With a t-shirt and leggings to stay warm this winter
  • As a layer under a coat for extra warmth

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