10 Ugly Christmas Sweaters to Buy for the Holidays

Move over Elf on the Shelf. The hottest trend for the holidays the past few years is made of yarn! Ugly Christmas Sweaters are on all the good kids’ Christmas list, and they can make family get-togethers hilariously fun.

Where did these homely holiday knits come from? They’ve been around since the 80’s, often becoming the butt of jokes from the cool kids. Now, however, they’ve inspired parties and photo sessions. The ugly Christmas sweater industry has grown to a multi-million dollar industry.

Popular around the world, the Christmas sweater (or “jumper” in some countries) is a must-have holiday staple. Check out the 10 must-have sweaters in our buying guide, from the vomiting unicorn to the Santa sloth.

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