Looking at the title don’t come to a conclusion that it is some charity event. Most people wear these sweaters during Christmas celebrations.
Ugly Christmas Sweaters are also called as Jumpers. These are the knitted sweaters with long neck and worn from the top just like t-shirts. People prefer to wear them during Christmas Eve as the temperatures begin to drop. They are purchased as part of Christmas shopping. Some people also gift them to their loved ones.
About the Tradition
Wearing matching Ugly Christmas Sweater is followed as tradition in many households. First this was started as a style by actors, and singers during their Christmas shows around 1980. Slowly people felt it as a stylish wear and started gifting to their near and dear as Christmas gift or on Thanks giving day.
Slowly wearing these sweaters became a tradition in many families. Now in many families people host a games during Christmas parties and award Best or coolest Ugly Christmas Sweater.
Ugly Christmas Sweaters’ are available in various designs and colours. During Christmas season, these sweaters are available with themes of Christmas making them more attractive. These sweaters are also available with 3D pictures knitted on them, like reindeers, Santa clause, Christmas trees, snow man etc.
Teenagers also wear them to project themselves as stylish and up-to-date. Apart from style these sweaters also provide warmth inside as they are covered from neck. These sweaters are available in various fabrics. Choose the one that suits you. Basing on quality of fabric and design the price varies. You can get them online or just shop in offline stores.
Tips to Protect Your Jumper
Proper maintenance and care will increase the shelf life of your ugly Christmas sweater.
- No need to wash them regularly. You can wash them once a week or when it started stinking or gets stained.
- It should be washed in cool water after soaking for 15 to 30 minutes.
- Use a soft detergent.
- As moths will get attracted towards this fabric, so need to dry properly.
- Do not hang them when you are not using them for a longer time. Fold them properly and keep them in your wardrobe.
Ugly Christmas sweaters or jumpers are a stylish and convenient clothing choice for Christmas parties. These knitted round neck sweaters provide the much needed warmth during the cold winter nights and make you comfortable.