Darn It: A Guide On How To Fix Holes in Sweaters

January 3, 2022

Darn It: A Guide On How To Fix Holes In Sweaters

As the weather outside has gotten chilly, many of us will find ourselves reaching for our favorite knitwear. But just…

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Real People: The Very Useful Black Sweater

November 9, 2020

Real People: The Very Useful Black Sweater

One of our readers, Gerry in Melbourne, took our advice last week and bought a black sweater. As a color, black…

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A Basic Guide to Useful Knitwear

October 29, 2020

A Basic Guide To Useful Knitwear

I have a sweater for almost every season and occasion: linen knits for spring/ summer, cashmere for fall/ winter, chunky…

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Fresh Vintage, No Must

September 8, 2020

Fresh Vintage, No Must

There are two kinds of vintage people. The first are those who go all in, lock, stock, and barrel, hat…

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Both Sides Now: Intarsia and Other Knits

October 18, 2019

Both Sides Now: Intarsia And Other Knits

I don’t think well in three dimensions — moving a sofa up or down a set of winding stairs is…

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The Last of Good Scottish Cashmere: William Lockie

January 16, 2019

The Last Of Good Scottish Cashmere: William Lockie

For over a hundred years, workers in Hawick have traced their fortunes to the cashmere industry. This town, like others…

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The Most Versatile Sweater

October 15, 2018

The Most Versatile Sweater

It’s been about ten years since menswear was obsessed with all things classic. Since then, men who were previously clad…

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The Greatest Sweater of a Generation?

April 19, 2018

The Greatest Sweater Of A Generation?

Daniel Day-Lewis likes clothes. He is a second generation Anderson and Sheppard customer, and once studied how to make handmade…

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Ten Stages of Grief When You Find Moth Holes

January 16, 2018

Ten Stages Of Grief When You Find Moth Holes

Our friend Edwin has a great post this morning on what to do when you find moth holes. He lists the…

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I Dropped $100 on Sweater Shavers and Tested Each One So You Don’t Have To

January 15, 2018

I Dropped $100 On Sweater Shavers And Tested Each One So You Don’t Have To

Almost everything nowadays is labeled as a “wardrobe essential” — Melton wool pea coats, Dainite-soled boots, and even tapestry bombers…

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Guide to Buying a Good Aran Sweater

January 8, 2018

Guide To Buying A Good Aran Sweater

In his book, The Aran Islands, John Millington Synge wrote about the set of three islands located off the west of…

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Real People: Chunky Cardigans for Home

January 1, 2018

Real People: Chunky Cardigans For Home

Along with his lessons on how we can become better people, Fred Rogers taught us something about clothing. Each of…

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Five Suggestions for Buying Better Sweaters

December 13, 2017

Five Suggestions For Buying Better Sweaters

I love good knitwear. Chunky, heavy-gauge sweaters, plush merinos, and various neckline styles, from crew to turtlenecks. This year has…

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Onion Articles I Can’t Help but Identify With, Part 137

October 24, 2017

Onion Articles I Can’t Help But Identify With, Part 137

From The Onion, Area Woman Lovingly Lint Rolling Cardigan As If Tending To Prized Stallion: DURHAM, CT—Gently stroking the delicate piece…

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