A cardigan is a type of knitted garment that has an open front.

Cardigan are a common type of sweater.  Commonly cardigans have buttons: a garment that is tied is instead considered a robe.

The term originally referred only to a knitted sleeveless vest, but expanded to other types of garment over time. Coco Chanel is credited with popularizing cardigans for women because "she hated how tight-necked men’s sweaters messed up her hair when she pulled them over her head." 

A sweater which is also known as a jumper in British English is either a pullover or a cardigan, distinguished in that cardigans open at the front while pullovers do not.  Sweaters are worn by adults and children of all genders; often over a shirt, blouse, T-shirt, or other top, but sometimes next to the skin.

The garment was mostly associated with the college culture of the Roaring Twenties and early 1930s, being also popular throughout the 1950s, the 1970s and the 1990s. Cardigans have also regained popularity during the 2010s.

A women's cardigan sweater can be made from a wide variety of natural or man-made fibers.  Cotton is one of the popular options.  Cotton is a soft, fluffy staple fiber that grows in a boll, or protective case, around the seeds of the cotton plants of the genus Gossypium in the mallow family Malvaceae. The fiber is almost pure cellulose.  The fiber is most often spun into yarn or thread and used to make a soft, breathable textile.  Cotton has several benefits which make it an appealing fiber to use for ladies tops.  You can learn about some of the benefits of cotton on the Fashion Blog.

Women's Cotton Cardigan Sweaters

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