Progressing through your life, from young to old and wise, changes your perspective on many things. And ugly Christmas sweaters also share this same fluent progression of perspective. If at first, they seem like the nastiest garment anyone could have thought of, sometime later, they start to grow on you. Reaching your twenties, these ugly sweaters start to look kinda funny, kinda cute, and you enthusiastically, yet ironically choose one for the annual party. Ten years pass, and you can no longer envision Christmas day without wearing one. Come your forties, and a sudden realization that you own a whole collection of these puppies is in sight. But, whether you are just a fledgling sweater wearer or a seasoned pro, we bet that you either will want to add some of the cardigans from our list to your collection or, at least, wear them ironically.

This list that you’re about to see will give you some pretty awesome ugly Christmas sweater ideas. First, there are elaborate handmade monstrosities, such as Rudolph doing a very technicolor yawn or exposing parts of your body as if to allude they are a component of a Christmas elf behind. Then there are the storebought goodies - Dwight as Rudolph, Rudolph as Dwight, Dwight as Dwight, and Rudolph as a sweater. Even if you’re not into Dwight, your choices will be aplenty, catering to the needs of even the most connoisseuring connoisseurs there are. If you’re one of them, then why not borrow the idea of turning yourself into a human Christmas tree or wear your grandma’s hand-knitted, vintage TV table cover that you’ve embellished with your own hands? Wear it ironically, of course.

Hopefully, your interest is growing with each sentence, and now you’re pretty anxious to check out the sweater gallery below. And good for you! These ugly Christmas sweaters are going to be worth your while and might even make your day just a tiny bit merrier. So, sleigh down below to the hilarious photos and vote for the funny sweaters that you might wear yourself! Don’t forget to share this article with your friends, as they might also want to look at these jolly good ideas. 

#1

My Ugly Christmas Sweater Work Party Is Today. Think I'll Win?

My Ugly Christmas Sweater Work Party Is Today. Think I'll Win?

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#2

My Boss And I Had An Ugly Sweater Competition

My Boss And I Had An Ugly Sweater Competition

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KJ
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11 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Only works if you know your boss has a good sense of humour.

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#3

My 11-Year-Old Son's Home-Made Ugly Christmas Sweater

My 11-Year-Old Son's Home-Made Ugly Christmas Sweater

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#4

Christmas Tree Ugly Christmas Sweater

Christmas Tree Ugly Christmas Sweater

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#5

The Dangling Sleeves On This T-Rex Christmas Sweater

The Dangling Sleeves On This T-Rex Christmas Sweater

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Snorkeldorf
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11 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Hahahahaha. Some people are really clever. Love this!

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#6

Parents Haven't Noticed My Christmas Sweater Yet

Parents Haven't Noticed My Christmas Sweater Yet

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#8

My Friend Just Plain Gets How To Do Ugly Sweater Parties

My Friend Just Plain Gets How To Do Ugly Sweater Parties

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#9

Rudolph Ugly Christmas Sweater

Rudolph Ugly Christmas Sweater

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Frumpy The Gwynnch
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11 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This is f*cing awesome. Aaannnd now I have Macklemore stuck in my head.

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#10

Christmas Sweater Day At My School. This Kid Made My Day

Christmas Sweater Day At My School. This Kid Made My Day

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#11

I Didn’t Have An Ugly Christmas Sweater For The Party, So I Made One

I Didn’t Have An Ugly Christmas Sweater For The Party, So I Made One

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#12

My Cousin's Ugly Christmas Sweater

My Cousin's Ugly Christmas Sweater

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Jayne Kyra
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11 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The pasties definitely make this a winner!

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#13

Mom Bought Me This Christmas Sweater... I Can't Even...

Mom Bought Me This Christmas Sweater... I Can't Even...

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#14

Collection Of Ugly Christmas Sweaters

Collection Of Ugly Christmas Sweaters

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#16

I Ordered A Custom Ugly Christmas Sweater

I Ordered A Custom Ugly Christmas Sweater

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#17

Needless To Say I Won The Ugly Xmas Sweater Contest. Saint Nic Cage - My Masterpiece

Needless To Say I Won The Ugly Xmas Sweater Contest. Saint Nic Cage - My Masterpiece

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#18

This Person Took Things To The Next Level And Attached A Whole Working Train Set And Christmas Village To Her Sweater

This Person Took Things To The Next Level And Attached A Whole Working Train Set And Christmas Village To Her Sweater

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#19

Merry Christmas Everyone

Merry Christmas Everyone

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MAL
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11 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Shut up and take my money.

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#20

What Do You Think Of My Christmas Sweater?

What Do You Think Of My Christmas Sweater?

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Thorfin Wolfsbane
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11 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The idea that Jesus would wear a cross necklace is the most ridiculously hilarious thing about this sweater.

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#21

Last Minute Ugly Christmas Sweater Creation For Office Party

Last Minute Ugly Christmas Sweater Creation For Office Party

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Pheolei
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11 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

That's impressive for the last minute.

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#22

My Workplace Is Having A Christmas Sweater Competition On Friday. Here's What I'm Bringing To The Table

My Workplace Is Having A Christmas Sweater Competition On Friday. Here's What I'm Bringing To The Table

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#23

Ugly Christmas Sweater Winner

Ugly Christmas Sweater Winner

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MAL
Community Member
11 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

What a great idea! Love how he made his arm into the Yeti.

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#24

Merry Christmas To You All Out There From The Both Of Us Today! Hahaha. Enjoy The Time With The Family And Cherish Every Moment

Merry Christmas To You All Out There From The Both Of Us Today! Hahaha. Enjoy The Time With The Family And Cherish Every Moment

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Scagsy
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11 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Awesome! That is the finest Christmas garment I have ever seen. Is it, like, a Christmas onesie, would you say? Purely awesome. This man has my total respect.

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#25

I Present To You... This Year's Christmas Sweater

I Present To You... This Year's Christmas Sweater

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#27

This Ugly Christmas Sweater I Made Out Of Mini Ugly Christmas Sweaters

This Ugly Christmas Sweater I Made Out Of Mini Ugly Christmas Sweaters

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#28

My In-Laws Know How To Ugly Sweater Party As Well

My In-Laws Know How To Ugly Sweater Party As Well

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Troux
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11 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I have a sneaking suspicion that her name is Joy.

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#29

Ugliest Christmas Sweater I've Seen This Year

Ugliest Christmas Sweater I've Seen This Year

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Vicky Z
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11 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I'm glad he put the tree above and not below the letters

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#30

Catch And Release, But Probably The Funniest Ugly Christmas Sweater I’ve Seen

Catch And Release, But Probably The Funniest Ugly Christmas Sweater I’ve Seen

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MAL
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11 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I'd have bought that in a heartbeat even if it didn't fit me.

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#33

This Is My Entry For The Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest: Naughty Santa

This Is My Entry For The Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest: Naughty Santa

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#34

Happy Holidays To You And Yours! Thank You Ugly Christmas Sweater Kit For This Special Christmas Gift!

Happy Holidays To You And Yours! Thank You Ugly Christmas Sweater Kit For This Special Christmas Gift!

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Snorkeldorf
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11 months ago (edited) Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Is that Maury Povich? Ingenious.

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#35

Señor Navidad

Señor Navidad

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MAL
Community Member
11 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The entire outfit is fantastic from head to foot.

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#36

Microsoft’s Ugly Christmas Sweater Is Windows XP This Year. It Even Comes In A Softwear Box

Microsoft’s Ugly Christmas Sweater Is Windows XP This Year. It Even Comes In A Softwear Box

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#37

If I Was Santa, I Would Call The Police On This Sweater

If I Was Santa, I Would Call The Police On This Sweater

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Snorkeldorf
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11 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I like it but if he pulled me over I'd be a little scared and demand to see a badge.

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#38

A Black Cat On A Christmas Sweater. That's Probably A Bad Luck

A Black Cat On A Christmas Sweater. That's Probably A Bad Luck

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RedMarbles
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11 months ago (edited) Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I'm not normally one to laugh at animals being fictionally harmed, but the outline of the electrocuted cat is pretty great (from National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation in case anyone isn't familiar).

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#39

Ugly Christmas Sweater Made Of Nightmares

Ugly Christmas Sweater Made Of Nightmares

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#40

Average-Looking Dudes Never Get Their Christmas Selfies To The FP! Me

Average-Looking Dudes Never Get Their Christmas Selfies To The FP! Me

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