15 Best Chunky Knit Sweaters - Starting at $35 (2024)

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“Fashion is about dressing according to what’s fashionable. Style is more about being yourself.” — Oscar de la Renta


As the weather starts to cool down, chunky knit sweaters reclaims its spot in the fashion limelight. These cozy staples, are on-trend while keeping you comfortable all day long. In this guide, we dive into the world of the best chunky knit sweaters, exploring current trends and how to style them while staying unique to you.

15 Chunky Knit Sweaters

1. H&M Knit Sweater

Great reviews on this knit sweater and it also comes in a different colors! One verified buyer left a review and said, "Gift for my daughter. Love the thick, soft knit. I don’t think it’s itchy at all and the color is awesome. It is definitely crop. It’s perfect for anyone who wants a v cute and cozy cropped sweater. She is a small and a small is what I ordered and it should fit accordingly."


Wear this with a pair of UGG tasman slipper dupes!


women wearing chunky knit sweater with leather skirt
H&M

2. Camp High Mohair Sweater In Purple Reign

This is currently on sale (was $475). Pair this with light wash denim jeans or black leggings!


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women wearing multi color chunky knit sweater
FWRD

3. Dokotoo Long Sleeve Chunky Knit Sweater

The sweater looks thinner compared to the actual Amazon photo, but for $43 what do you expect. On the bright side, it has over 7,000 reviews and most of them are good. The only downside is that it's not prime, so if you're in a rush to get a sweater, I wouldn't recommend buying it from this shop. Check out these other chunky knit sweaters from Amazon.


One verified buyer left a review and said, If you like an oversized fit, definitely get this! It’s super comfy for going out for coffee or for pictures!"


blonde women wearing navy cable knit sweater
Amazon

4. Rumored NONNA SWEATER

I keep hearing great things about this shop - the quality and fit looks really good too. One verified buyer said, "Good quality, got lots of compliments." 

It also comes in white and pink. Pair this with a pair of sneakers or combat boots. 


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grey oversized cable knit sweater
Rumored

5. PP ANAYA OVERSIZED SWEATER BEIGE

There are so many "in real life" photos of this sweater that it's making me want to buy one for myself. This is the perfect go-to knit sweater to just throw on with jeans when you don't know what else to wear. 


One buyer left a review and said, "The thickest high quality sweater I’ve ever gotten. It fits so perfectly oversized on me which is sometimes an issue because I’m 5’11 but it’s perfect on my arms! The fabric is soft and not too itchy and I absolutely love it! (The perfect Rory Gilmore sweater)."


beige oversized sweater chunky
Princess Polly

6. Topshop knitted volume sleeve fluffy sweater in ivory

Love the way they styled this! Comes in red and black too. It can also be dressed up or down.


chunky wool sweater white
Asos

7. More to come Michelle Sweater

Love the color combo on this. Pair with black denim jeans and loafers for a chic and timeless look.


women wearing striped oversized sweater
Revolve

8. GANNI Rib Knit Sweater

Love this color. Pair with faux leggings and combat boots. On sale too!


burgundy oversized sweater
FWRD

9. BB Belmont Stripe Sweater Purple

If you're looking for vibrant chunky knit sweaters, Beginning Boutique has SO many!! Definitely check them out.


One buyer said, "This sweater is so cute not to mention it’s crazy comfy! Not itchy at all like some sweaters are. It also is warmer than you would think for it having like knit holes in it. But even when it’s windy the wind doesn’t really go through the sweater like it does with my other knit sweaters."


blonde women wearing vibrant knit sweater
Beginning Boutique

10. Free People Frankie Cable Sweater

This is a best-seller! Only 6 reviews, but they're all five stars. Comes in lilac and beige too.


women wearing olive green cable knit sweater
Revolve

11. A&F Cable Short Cardigan

This isn't a sweater, but it was too cute not to share. Love how versatile this it - wear it with high waisted jeans, or a cute mini skirt. One buyer said, "Great quality/perfectly cropped/nice thick material. This will be super cute either worn by itself or styled with something under it for work"


chunky knit cardigan beige
Abercrombie

12. Mango Thick knit lurex jumper

Mango is like the higher end version of Zara but same price. Plus they're stuff last longer! On sale for $39 vs. $79


lightweight sweater knit cropped
Mango

13. CHIC WISH COLOR BLOCKED HIGH NECK HAND-KNIT CHUNKY SWEATER IN RED

Obsessed!! Comes in other neutral colors too if you're not a fan of vibrant colors.

 

One verified buyer said, “This sweater is absolutely beautiful and the quality is amazing."


colorblack chunky sweater women
Chicwish

14. H&M Oversized Turtleneck Sweater

If you're petite, you can also wear this as a dress and pair it with loafers for a chic look. If you're looking for more petite items, check out these petite joggers!


dark beige turtleneck sweater
H&M

15. VIMPUNEC Womens Oversized Sweater

If you're in a hurry to get a sweater, this is on Amazon prime (one to two day shipping). 


One verified buyer said, "It's soft and is true to size! It has just enough stretch to wear it off both shoulders and not fall or you can wear it off just one and it's comfortable either way! And it actually keeps you warm. It instantly became one of my favorite things to wear! I would definitely recommend it and I plan to buy another sweater from this seller!"


white burgundy oversized sweater puffy
Amazon

Top Trends in Chunky Knit Sweaters for 2024

There are so many chunky knit sweater styles this season. Let’s unwrap some of the top styles that are making waves:


Bold and Vibrant Patterns: 2024 is all about bold colors and patterns. Think electric blues, bright reds, and even neon greens. These sweaters aren’t just warm; they’re conversation starters.


Texture Play: From intricate cable knits to playful pom-poms, designers are experimenting with tactile elements to add depth and interest to the classic chunky sweater.


Eco-Chic: As sustainability becomes more than a buzzword, eco-friendly materials are in the spotlight. Organic cotton, recycled wool, and sustainable cashmere offer warmth without the environmental footprint.


Oversized Everything: My favorite. The oversized trend continues to reign. These roomy sweaters offer a relaxed vibe and pair perfectly with everything from jeans to leggings.


The Statement Sleeve: Sleeves are getting a dramatic makeover. Balloon sleeves, bishop sleeves, and even flared cuffs are adding some personality to the humble sweater.

How to Style Your Chunky Knit Sweaters

Styling a chunky knit sweater is an art, and like any art form, it’s open to interpretation. Here are some tips to inspire your unique look:


Casual Chic: Pair an oversized sweater with straight leg jeans and ankle boots for a look that’s effortlessly chic. Add a statement necklace or a vintage belt to cinch the waist for added definition.


Office Ready: Layer a fitted knit over a collared shirt and pair it with tailored trousers for a classy look. The Princess Polly oversized sweater is a great option for this.


Night Out: For a night out, pair a cropped sweater with a high-waisted skirt. Pair it with kitten heels or mules and statement earrings to transition seamlessly from day to night.

Sustainability and Comfort in Chunky Knit Sweaters

In 2024, fashion is as much about conscience as it is about style. The rise of sustainable knitwear is not just a trend; it’s a movement. Brands are now embracing ethical practices, from sourcing eco-friendly materials to ensuring fair labor conditions. By choosing these brands, you’re not just making a style statement; you’re making a statement about the kind of world you want to live in. 

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