13 Ways to Wear a Cable-Knit Sweater for Winter


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If the increasing descent of the thermometer hasn’t already informed you, winter is coming. You may have already stocked up on every sweater you need for the colder weather, but of all the different styles on the market, nothing feels quite as appropriate for the season like a cable-knit sweater. That said, with a statement-making classic such as this, knowing what to wear with cable-knit sweaters is often easier said than done. Not to worry. We’ve got you.

Ahead, we’ve rounded up the best It girl–approved ensembles featuring the textured sweater. From foolproof sweater-and-jeans combinations to layered knits, these looks will have you wearing a cable-knit sweater every day of winter. If you’re ready to start planning your sweater-weather looks, keep scrolling to shop them all below. Trust us, you won’t regret them one bit.


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A cool cropped cable sweater will look so good with a pair of wide-leg jeans.


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Tap into the winter whites with a monochromatic look with your sweater and pants.


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Contrast a bright sweater with a pair of black jeans.


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An oversize sweater will look so stylish with a pair of vibrant trousers.


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A cable-knit sweater is the perfect pairing for a sleek pair of over-the-knee boots.


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Layer on the knitwear with a simple sweater and a graphic cardigan on top.


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While it's still warm enough, pair an oversize sweater with a denim miniskirt, and then style tights underneath when it's colder.


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Get into the holiday spirit and style a jewel-toned sweater with a green pleated skirt.


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Style a classic fisherman's sweater with everyday jeans and a fresh pair of sneakers.


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Style a cropped cable-knit sweater with high-waisted trousers for a look that'll never get old.


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Dress up your oversize sweater with patent pants this winter.


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Have a cream sweater? Pair it with brown trousers instead of standard black this season.


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We love a chunky knit as much of the next, and when you style them with relaxed trousers, they'll look so cool.

Now, you have 13 ways to prove that sweater weather is better weather.

Dale Arden Chong