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Prep Work: Fair Isle

Think winter and you’re bound to think of Fair Isle patterns.  An iconic method of knitting from across the ocean, you’ll find Fair Isle in everything from sweaters to ties once the air turns cooler.  Read through this quick guide … Continue reading

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How to Dress for: The Game (Michigan-Ohio State)

There are rivalry games and then there is The Game.  Arguably the best rivalry in all of sports and undoubtedly one of the top three in college football, the Michigan-Ohio State game is something that must be experienced.  They’ve been … Continue reading

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How to Dress for: The Old Oaken Bucket Game (Indiana-Purdue)

With the season winding down, the abundance of storied rivalry games this week calls for a bonus game of the week.  Granted the Hoosiers and the Boilermakers aren’t particularly talented teams and neither have had very successful seasons, but a … Continue reading

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How to Dress for: The Northern Illinois-Toledo Game

It’s hard to imagine the college football regular season is nearly finished.  The How to Dress for Gameday posts started all the way back on August 29 and with one or two posts every week nearly every FBS team in … Continue reading

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How to Dress for: The Central Michigan-Western Michigan Game

Mrs. GLP happens to be an alumna of Western Michigan so I’d be remiss to not include the Broncos’ biggest rivalry game.  I know firsthand there is a severe distaste for the Chippewas and that distaste is mutual.  Central doesn’t … Continue reading

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How to Dress for: The Michigan State-Nebraska Game

It’s safe to say the Big Ten has had a rough season so far and perhaps no team typifies that like Michigan State.  Considered a favorite to win the conference heading into the season the Spartans are now only one … Continue reading

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How to Dress for: The Bowling Green-Miami (OH) Game

  There are some great contests featuring Midwestern teams this week (No. 7 Notre Dame vs. No. 17 Stanford or the Iowa State–Kansas State rivalry) but we’ll be eschewing those games for some more MAC action.  Bowling Green and Miami … Continue reading

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How to Dress for: The Hoosier Helmet Game

I couldn’t pass up an opportunity to include my alma mater in the How to Dress for football series.  While the rivalry is most intense on the hardwood, Butler and Valparaiso have been going at it on the gridiron since … Continue reading

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How to Dress for: The Sunflower Showdown

It’s back to rivalry games this week with the Sunflower Showdown, the match up between Kansas and Kansas State.  The Showdown, taking its name from the Sunflower State, actually consists of a series of contests over various sports.  The football … Continue reading

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How to Dress for: The Illinois-Penn State Game

Another week, another lack of rivalries, save for Iowa-Minnesota (but Iowa was already featured).  There are more glamorous games (Michigan State-Ohio State but the Buckeyes won’t make an appearance here until the Michigan game) but perhaps few as intriguing as … Continue reading

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