I want to see the Nordic sweater make a comeback this season. It’s had great potential for years, but hasn’t seen mainstream wear since perhaps the 80s. Norwegian pop singer Annie probably wears one.
The Country Ewe provides insight into the history of the Nordic sweater:
Historically, Norwegian women used Nordic sweaters to attract a husband. They would knit their loved one a Nordic sweater as a sign of affection. This in turn would result in a proposal for marriage. Nordic sweaters are now considered stylish and fashionable to wear.
Yes, please. There is something to be said about symmetrical patterns, and for good reason. Symmetrical bodies are actually more beautiful to humans than asymmetrical figures. I like the geometrical neatness of the Nordic sweater. The straightforward layout of the colors is appealing too.
Nordic sweaters are even more appealling when an animal is printed. I prefer the polar bear:
Buttons for men…sharp, but not ideal:
Here’s to Norway!