Japanese mayor’s face sweater a big hit at annual Sweater Town Council Meeting

Originally published on Sora News by Master Blaster

For this mayor Anytime Knit Day is no sweat…er.

Did you know that the town of Yamanobe in Yamagata Prefecture is the unofficial knitted products capital of Japan?

Of course not, but it apparently is, and the governing body of the area would like to raise awareness of this fact through the Sweater Town Council Meeting, held every year on Anytime Knit Day on 10 December, because the numbers 12/10 can kind of be read as “itsudemo nitto” (“anytime knit”) in Japanese if you want them to badly enough.

This year, Sweater Town Council Meeting kicked off a

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