Daylight Robbery: Beige patchwork cardigan by Clare Tough

Beige-cardigan

  Of all the things in the world we can imagine spending £1,200/ $1691 on, we have to say that anything that can be described as a "beige cardigan" probably wouldn't be one of them.

No, in the entirely fictional (but really quite fun) world in which we have that amount of money to spend on a frivolous fashion item, we're thinking the item in question would have to be something we could describe using the words "fabulous shoes", "show-stopper dress" or "handbag that will last forever". Maybe even "great big diamond". But "beige cardigan"? Nah, it's just not doing it for us.

Of course, the fact that this particular beige cardigan iconlooks like it's been cobbled together using little bits of knitting from a bunch of totally unrelated projects doesn't help here. We're willing to believe a huge amount of work went into its creation (for that price we really HOPE a huge amount of work was involved), but even so, it still strikes us as daylight robbery. What do you think?

10 Comments

  • March 6, 2009

    Veronika

    I’m totally with you on the great big diamond;)

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  • March 6, 2009

    Evelyn

    I wouldn’t be caught dead in it if it were FREE!!!

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  • March 6, 2009

    kelly

    As a knitter, I am shocked and appalled. This gives yarn a bad name!

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  • March 6, 2009

    Helen

    I actually think it is kinda cute

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  • March 6, 2009

    anna

    I actually kind of love it.
    it’s adorable. <3

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  • March 9, 2009

    Megan

    If I wanted something like that in my closet (which i wouldn’t), i’d ask my mom/ grandma to knit/crochet it for me.

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  • March 10, 2009

    A

    This is one of those things where only a select few could pull it off……

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  • March 30, 2009

    Hannah

    Omygosh! It looks just like the first time I tried to knit a sweater! I wish I still had that, I could sell it for less…

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  • June 1, 2009

    Claire

    I have seen this piece in a shop and the knitting quality and technique used are unbelievable! It is an outstanding piece of workmanship and well worth the price tag. It is not just a ‘beige cardigan’ it is a work of art.

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  • January 17, 2010

    Daisy

    I think it is quite possibly the greatest cardigan I have ever seen.

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