Tuesday, November 10, 2009


to: Mr. Rogers. may you inspire many more to dig those cardigans.


i am the proud new owner of a cardigan.

not one like this:

or one like this:

but precisely like this:

it is black raspberry.
not black cherry (), not crimson lake (),

but black raspberry. which for those of you who chose to use your art money to buy a portfolio instead of the 132 set of prismacolor pencils, black raspberry looks something like this:

(deceptively similar to black cherry, no?)

when i wear my black raspberry cardigan, i feel like this:

and the more of the cardigan i see, the more i think that real men wear cardigans too:

and what cardigan-post would be complete without a shout out to bill cosby. rock that sweater, bill. personal fav: the one with combs on it.


  1. Brilliant post Carolyn! Absolutely a delight to read. And I couldn't agree with you more! I love cardigans almost as much as I like argyle socks!

  2. Care bear, this is wonderful and makes me so happy to read. yay for our shopping trips on saturdays. another one soon, yes?

  3. almost thou dost persuade me to believe in cardigans!