Name a more iconic winter piece than warm, roomy sweaters. (We’ll wait.) Oversized knit sweaters are a classic staple, low-key dramatic, but, most of all, comfortable to the core. Since winter is here to stay for a while, we hunted for big-time knits in silhouettes that envelope the body. Get ready to add some major statement pieces to your existing collection of sweaters.
The comfort of a roomy sweater is undeniable. Whether it’s a cable-knit sweater hand-knit by your grandma or the byproduct of some hasty weekend retail therapy at Anthropologie, a wearable tent of snuggly softness is worth trying on for size. Plus, nothing looks better when you’re curled up by a warm fire with a cup of hot cocoa and a good book. So, let’s get down to the nitty-gritty with 33 of the comfiest oversized knit sweaters ahead — each handily broken down by style category from balloon-sleeve to turtleneck.
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The fisherman gives off a classic nautical vibe. It’s an easy-to-style piece that you’ll find yourself gravitating toward again and again.
Jenni Kayne Oversized Cotton Fisherman, $, available at Jenni Kayne
Maeve Oversized Cable-Knit Sweater, $, available at Anthropologie
Sweaters with big billowing sleeves are an oversized trend we can get behind. It gives a dramatic flair to the laid-back style.
Summersalt The Luxe Cashmere Blend Mix Stitch Sweater, $, available at Summersalt
Alex Mill Button-Back Crewneck Sweater in Stripe, $, available at Alex Mill
Turtlenecks are a modest and practical sweater choice for winter weather, but things get better when you give them the oversized treatment.
Everlane The Alpaca Oversized Turtleneck, $, available at Everlane
Reformation Garrett Cashmere Oversized Turtleneck, $, available at Reformation
We already love statement sweaters for their bold prints, bright colors, and elevated embellishments — pair all that with an oversized silhouette, and now we’re talking BIG knitwear energy.
H&M H&M+ Oversized Jacquard-knit Sweater, $, available at H&M
Mango Oversize Printed Sweater, $, available at Mango
An oversized cardigan is one of the most versatile knitwear styles we can think of. Wear it alone as a top, unbuttoned over a tank or tee, buttoned up over a dress, layered it under your favorite shacket.
Quince Mongolian Cashmere Oversized Boyfriend Cardigan Sweater, $, available at Quince
By Anthropologie Oversized Knit Cardigan Sweater, $, available at Anthropologie
Cashmere is the crème de la crème of sweater fabrics — and an oversized style doubles that dreaminess. It’s pricey, but a luxuriously soft investment that, with the right care, will last for years to come. And, if you’re looking for something more eco-friendly, there are loads of recycled and sustainable cashmere options on the market these days. That way you can feel confident and responsible about your big cloud of a purchase.
Gentle Herd Oversized 100% Cashmere Boatneck Sweater, $, available at Gentle Herd
J.Crew Ribbed Cashmere Oversized V-Neck Sweater, $, available at J.Crew
Oversized Half Zip Sweater
An oversized zip-up sweater has that effortless put-together look with it’s subtle collar and zip-up.
Monki Oversized Zip Neck Sweater In Navy And Off White Stripe, $, available at ASOS
Free People Driftwood Cable Polo, $, available at Free People
Lila Vintage Shop West Highland Fisherman Cable Knit Jumper, $, available at Etsy
Everlane The Oversized Alpaca Crew, $, available at Everlane
Columbia Pine Street Sweater, $, available at Backcountry
Eloquii Puff Sleeve Ribbed Sweater, $, available at Eloquii
& Other Stories Balloon Sleeve Knit Sweater, $, available at & Other Stories
A New Day Balloon Sleeve Boat Neck Pullover Sweater, $, available at Target
Zara High Collar Knit Sweater, $, available at Zara
Free People Ice Cream Tunic, $, available at Free People
Mountain Khakis Grayson Sweater, $, available at Zappos
La Ligne Wool & Cashmere Turtleneck Sweater, $, available at Nordstrom
Kule The Brodie, $, available at Kule
UO Blythe Striped Pullover Sweater, $, available at Urban Outfitters
Elloqui Elements Plus Size Zebra Print Tunic Sweater, $, available at Walmart
McQ Black Oversized Patch Cardigan, $, available at SSENSE
Oak + Fort Oversized Cardigan, $, available at Oak + Fort
ASOS DESIGN Curve Oversized Cardigan, $, available at ASOS
QUALFORT Oversized Knit Cardigan, $, available at Amazon
Cyrus V-Neck Button Front Cardigan, $, available at Nordstrom Rack
Everlane The Oversized Stroopwafel Crew in ReCashmere, $, available at Everlane
Naadam Recycled Cashmere Crewneck Sweater, $, available at Naadam
Quince Mongolian Cashmere V-Neck, $, available at Quince
Naked Cashmere Renata Sweater In Recycled Cashmere, $, available at Naked Cashmere
M Lounge , $, available at ASOS
Anthropologie Dessa Sweater-Knit Hoodie, $, available at Anthropologie
COS Recycled Cashmere Longline Hooded Cardigan, $, available at COS
Uniqlo Souffle Yarn Hooded Tunic, $, available at Uniqlo
LoveShackFancy Remington Hoodie, $, available at Revolve
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