The 12 Best Cable Knit Sweaters to Cozy Up In

These soft colorways and snuggly fabrics are perfect for chilly weather.

woman wears ivory cable knit sweater
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They look right at home when they're layered for winter, but in softer colorways and lighter fabrics, the best cable knit sweaters are great all-season contenders. Variations in textures, shapes, and silhouettes give the knit that was traditionally worn on the high sea a high-fashion makeover. You can style a cropped cable knit sweater with a feminine slip skirt or pair a fitted rope-like knit with a light denim wash. Open weaves and mixed materials sidestep traditional diamond-weave cable knits but offer a fun contemporary boost. Ahead, we've got our picks for the best sweaters done in cable knit, ranging from classic to contemporary. Scroll onward for a bunch of cozy new options to choose from.

The Best Cable Knit Sweaters

Emma Childs
Fashion Features Editor

Emma Childs is the Fashion Features Editor at Marie Claire, who writes trend reports, long-form reported features, and style guides. She previously wrote for TZR, Editorialist, Elite Daily, and Mission Magazine and studied Fashion Studies and New Media at Fordham University. When she's not writing fashion deep-dives, you'll find her stalking eBay for designer vintage and perusing HBO Max (in her heart, it'll always be *HBO* MX).