13 Ways to Wear a Cable-Knit Sweater for Winter

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.

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

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

A fisherman's sweater will always be in style.

Contrast a bright sweater with a pair of black jeans.

Oversize cable-knit sweater



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

How to style a cable-knit sweater



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

Foolproof ways to wear cable-knit sweaters



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

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

Style tights underneath these to keep yourself warm.

Cable-knit sweater and pleated skirt



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

This will look good with anything you wear.

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

Wear the chunky sneaker trend into the winter.

Cropped cable knit sweater outfit



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

Yes, you need a cropped sweater in your wardrobe.

Cable knit sweater and patent pants outfit



Dress up your oversize sweater with patent pants this winter.

Patent pants will dress up any outfit.

Cream cable knit sweater and brown pants outfit



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

Who knew brown pants could be so stylish?

Easy cable knit sweater outfit for winter



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.