The Maker of the Original Ugly Christmas Sweater Is Back in Business

Chances are, you’ve been invited to an ugly Christmas sweater party at some point—and then scrambled to find just the right amount of ugliness. The suggested creator of the original heinous holiday sweater Michael Simon is launching a Kickstarter campaign in hopes to fund a kit of holiday patches that’ll make DIY’ing your own unique type of ugly a cinch.

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Per WWD, Simon’s looking for capital to bring the Mr. Micknit Holiday Patch Kit to market, where it’ll retail for $29 and include adhesive reindeer, snowflakes, and Christmas trees. And if you’re not such sweater person, don’t discount it: You can stick them on anything, guys.

“We were decorating a bottle of beer with reindeer and we called it reinbeer,” Simon said. Smart!

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