Month: October 2014


by The Knitting Goddess
on 10/06/14 11:14 am
Categories: My Thoughts
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