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Warm choices among a kaleidoscope of woolen sweaters
2018-12-18 
Supermodel Liu Wen in a creamy white woolen sweater. [Photo/IC]

Editor's Note:

There are some things in the world that can revive nice memories, even if it's just hearing their names. For example, a piano concert of music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and a mug of hot chocolate, as well as a hand-made sweater from your mom.

Making a woolen sweater once was a romantic way to show love and care in a time when mass production was uncommon. Knitting also was a popular hobby, and even some men were good at it

For example, most woolen socks for my mother and her five siblings in the 1970s came from the hand of their father.

Knitting. [Photo/VCG]

I also remembered a green knit sweater my mom made when I was three. It was pale green, not the color of the sky, yet she tried to knit some stars on the sweater. This was during the late 1980s when not many beautiful children's clothes were accessible in a small town.

Thanks to the fast development of China's economy in the past 40 years, there are so many woolen and cashmere sweaters being made in China and they're popping up with high quality and trendy styles.

As cold season begins with the coming of fall, it is time to prepare a nice sweater to keep you warm. Handmade ones are still precious in spite of higher prices. You also can make one by yourself, which would be a very precious gift.

Creamy white woolen sweater. [Photo/VCG]

Colors

Classic white

A white sweater, if made from cashmere or wool, should be precisely defined as “creamy”, a warm hue. Because no sheep or goat in the world is snow white, it looks better with cool shades.
A creamy white woolen sweater looks better with an earth color palette and can give you a clean and pure look on cold days.

Two children wear red for festivals. [Photo/VCG]

Festive red

A red woolen sweater seems like many Chinese people's best choice for festivals, like Chinese Lunar New Year. As it is also a choice for Christmas, so prepare one for your autumn and winter wardrobe.

The color of moss. [Photo/VCG]

A shade from spring: Green

Spring is not the only season when people can wear green, mirroring prosperous nature.
This color in various shades also can highlight autumn and winter. And one that blends with yellow and green, the color of moss, can elevate the earth colors on you to a higher level.

A woman models a Christmas season woolen sweater patterned with reindeer and pine trees. [Photo/VCG]

Patterns

Christmas reindeer and pine trees

Such a pattern is a reminder of Christmas and naturally carries an air of joy and sweetness. It also looks good on socks.

Sequins can highlight your wardrobe. [Photo/VCG]

Sequins

As scientists have found that humans have an obsession with glossy, shiny things, these little twinkling plastic pieces can always find their way onto our clothes, shoes or bags. Sequins were very popular last winter and this spring, yet can still be taken as a highlight for your wardrobe.

Stripped sweater. [Photo/VCG;IC]

Stripes

Sweater with stripes offer a touch of French-style, but only the basic colors, such as white, black and navy.

Anyone will look cute in woolen sweaters featuring cartoon character. [Photo/VCG]

Cartoon characters

Anyone will look cute in woolen sweaters featuring cartoon character. People may not watch cartoons after they grow up, but the characters can still appear on their clothes.

Woolen sweaters with diamond pattern. [Photo/VCG]

Diamond pattern

For men's knitwear, the diamond pattern is a more polished choice, suitable for both casual and formal occasions.

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