• A Chart Chronicles the Colors of Mister Rogers' Cardigans from 1969 to 2001

    13 days ago - By Colossal

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    It's a beautiful day for a chronological look at the colorful range of cardigans beloved television host Fred Rogers slipped on during each episode of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. Starting with blue near the beginning of the show's run-the soft-spoken icon seems to have favored more pastels during these early days-the chart spans all the way to the red he wore for his last airing on August 31, 2001. Rogers' legacy is synonymous with the cozy garment, many of which were hand-knitted by his mother. One is part of the collection at the Smithsonian's National Museum of...
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