The 10 Best Wool Sweaters to Wrap Up In

Your warmest winter essential just got that much more essential.

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Welcome to The Essentials (opens in new tab), our weekly series highlighting a must-have classic, key to building a timeless, pulled-together closet.

'Tis the season...for temperatures to plummet. When all of the parks, sidewalks, and rooftops have been covered in a blanket of snow, all we want is to throw on a thick sweater and curl up with a (spiked) hot beverage (opens in new tab) to take in the full beauty of our winter wonderland. The key to all of it? The perfect wool sweater. Whether you're looking for a gift for a loved one or another to add to your own collection, scroll down for our favorite knitted wool sweaters. From classic fair isles (opens in new tab) to thick and durable wool sweaters that keep you bundled up, these sweaters will be the next best thing you've ever bought. You can thank me later.

Taylor Ayers is a fashion editor at Marie Claire, covering the new editorial fashion trends, looks, and contemporary styles.