Chunky knitwear is a vibe this winter. Nothing says cosy quite like a cardigan that resembles a fluffy, woolen blanket or a straight-up tea-cosy. Yes, these adorable knits are the warm grandma-esque hug we all need as the temperature drops.
Beautiful handwoven last-forever knits tend to cost a pretty penny, especially if they're made from 100% wool. However, affordable options in soft blends of cotton and wool are absolutely on the horizon if you're not looking to break the bank this winter.
Here are some of our fave chunky knit sweaters to shop in 2021.
Everlane Cloud Turtleneck
Described as "the chunky sweater of your dreams", Everlane's Cloud turtleneck comes in three earthy shades and is made of a soft blend of merino wool, pima cotton, and alpaca yarn. Shop here.
HOLZWEILER Selje Sweater
In a cute lilac shade, this HOLZWEILER sweater is perfect for layering or wearing as a statement piece on its own. Shop on sale here.
St Agni Gael Jumper
With a ribbed turtleneck and a soft but subtle puff sleeve, this timeless alpaca blend jumper from St Agni is inspired by effortless Nordic style. Shop here.
Belle & Bloom Higher Love Cable-Knit Jumper
This moody blue cotton blend cable knit keeps features fun braid and bobble details for a cosy but cute kind of vibe. Shop here.
The Knitter Zip Zap Sweater
We are a little bit obsessed with this chunky knit label from New Zealand. Zip Zap is made from super-soft, cruelty-free Mohair and woven by hand. This woolly number is a treasure to be kept forever. Our fave hue is this dreamy mauve, but you can also shop it in orange, brown, pink, and green. Shop here.
Frisson Knits Cropped Cream Sweater
Also from New Zealand, Frisson Knits are loved for their chunky cardigans, sweaters, vests, and scarves. This creamy Mohair piece is lightweight—meaning you'll be able to wear it on those tricky in-between days as well as in the midst of winter. Shop here.
GANNI Soft Wool Knit Sweater
If you prefer bright, popping knits—you'll love this red and white striped number from GANNI. Made with a soft alpaca and wool blend, it features princess sleeves and a fun French-girl kind of vibe. Shop on sale here.
Cotton On Heritage Cable-Knit Chenille Pullover
For cosy vibes without the hefty price tag, this powder blue piece from Cotton On is where it's at. Shop here.
Prefer button-up cardigans? Head over here for some of this season's best.
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