Free Sweater SVG Files

Sweater SVG is an item of knitted clothing for the upper body without fasteners, with long sleeves and a characteristic high two or three-layer collar around the neck. The sweater is knitted from thick or medium thickness wool or woolen yarns on the spokes or hook, less often on knitting machines. Different types of knitting are possible, for gates and cuffs “elastic” of all kinds is applied. The decor on the front of the sweater is widespread.

Sweater SVG History

The style of the sweater was formed by the middle of the XIX century on the basis of traditional everyday clothes of the inhabitants of Northern Europe. Its first widespread use of knitted woolen Sweater SVG found in the late XIX century in Europe as a dress for weight loss. Doctors recommended to do physical exercises in a sweater, which, increasing sweating, contributed to the burning of fat (in English “sweat” – to sweat, from this word was formed the name “sweater”). Soon, this type of warm clothing, which does not require the use of a scarf, appreciated the sailors. At the beginning of the XX century the sweater became widespread as a sportswear (for winter sports: skis, skates). In the period from the 1920s to the 1970s, the sweater became part of the military outfit of many countries for pilots, sailors, and submariners.

In the 1930s, Coco Chanel introduced the sweater into the world of haute couture, presenting models of sweaters for women. Ales Adamovich describes in the Khatyn story a girl Glasha from a guerrilla camp who wore a “German sweater”. The process of feminization of the sweater took place quite slowly until 1950-1960s, when Marilyn Monroe, a Hollywood director Ed Wood, Hugh Hefner’s empire “Playboy” so popularized women’s sweater, that in English even appeared as a separate designation of the new fashionable type – “sweater girl” (can be translated as a “full-breasted girl in a sweater cover”).

In the 1970s, due to the boom in synthetic fabrics, the popularity of natural wool Sweaters SVG went down. On the other hand, it was at this time that acrylic sweaters, which are still frequently used today, appeared. A new wave of interest in sweaters in the 1980’s came from Eastern Europe, where the general public became available household knitting machines, was established production of numerous magazines on knitting. In the USSR, since the late 70’s also produced knitting machines, here mass knitting sweaters stimulated by the desire to wear unusual, individual clothing in conditions of shortage.