Typically the buttons for a woman's cardigan are placed on the left side while
the buttons for a man's cardigan are placed on the right side.
While I was knitting the buttonhole bands of the baby cardigan I was making, I
began to wonder why this it is necessary to place the buttons on opposite side
for men and women. After a little research I learned that when buttons were
first invented only the rich could afford them. Wealthy woman normally had