12 Fall 2021 Sweater Knit Trends You Need in Your Wardrobe

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It’s that time of the year again; out with the old, in with the new. In other words, out with the sunglasses and hello snuggly sweaters. This fall and winter seasons, knitted sweaters are back and better than ever. So, be prepared to crack out your nerdy-chic side, or unleash a cozy cool ensemble on the world. Never have sweater knits been so diverse nor so on-trend. So, to save you browsing time, we’ve compiled some of the must-haves here – just for you!

As all fashionistas will know, fall doesn’t start when the cold does. No, it begins when you start restocking your wardrobe with sweater-esque pieces.

Let’s take a look into some Fall 2021 fashion trends, starting with the classic sweater style.

Sweater Knit Trends of 2021

1- The Chunky Sweaters 

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Amazon - Oversized Chunky Knit Pullover Sweater

Price: $39.99

Fuchsia Sweater knit with puff balloon sleeves

Revolve - Pleane Sweater 

Price: $ 495

beige Oversized chinky sweater, Knit Alpaca-blend Sweater, fall sweater trends

H&M - Knit Alpaca-blend Sweater

Price: $59.99

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Get Plenty - Just Vibes Chunky Sweater

Price: $98.00

Oversized chunky fits are the must-have wardrobe guest this winter. With a deep-plunging v-neck paired with a long-fit – this soft-to-the-touch sweater is as snuggly as it is stylish. Come rain, wind, or storm, you’ll be toasty while wearing this fashionably oversized sweater.

2- The Off-The-Shoulder

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Women's Off the Shoulder sweater knit top, Thermal Top

Nordstrom - Fuji Off the Shoulder Thermal Top

Price: $68.00 (Available in multiple colors)

Off Shoulder Bodycon Dress, sweater dress

Dynamite Clothing - Off Shoulder Bodycon Dress

Price: $64.95

Off-the-shoulder Sweater knit, oversized sweater with foldover collar

H&M - Off-the-shoulder Sweater

Price: $19.99

Here we have a gorgeously fine-knit, off-the-shoulder sweater that’s soft-to-the-touch and incredibly warm of those frost-biting days. Its foldover collar almost flows into the long, broad sleeves that taper into ribbed cuffs and hemming. And the best part? You can stay on trend with a clean conscience – the polyester content of the sweater is completely recycled.

3- The Cut-Outs

Camel Blake Button Cashmere Blend Turtleneck Sweater

Revolve - Blake Button Cashmere Blend Turtleneck Sweater

Price: $ 498

Let's get luxurious with this cashmere blend turtleneck sweater. The cut-out trend definitely got its cool back this season! 

Adding an extra edge and much-needed breathable aspect is the unique Shoulder cut-out with button closures, just in case the cold creeps in. This silky-smooth cashmere blend piece can bring you from daywear to nightwear in just the opening or closing of a few buttons. Leave tucked out for an office vibe and tuck in when you’re ready to hit the town in comfort and winter-ready style.

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NA-KD - Cut Out Back Knitted Sweater

Price: $ 53.95

Camila Coelho Davey Sweater, white cut-out sweater knit

Revolve - Camila Coelho Davey Sweater

Price: $ 168

beige Jacklyn Crop Sweater, cut-out sweater fashion trend

Revolve - H:OURS Jacklyn Sweater

Price: $ 118

4- The Collared Sweaters

Open collar sweater, Ribbed Wool & Alpaca Blend Polo Sweater

Nordstrom - Emmerson Ribbed Wool & Alpaca Blend Polo Sweater

Price: $ 150

An open collar smartens up this soft sweater and adds a breezy-cool effect that wouldn’t look out of place breezing down a city sidewalk, Gently ribbed and knit from a cozy yarn blend that features warming wool and alpaca. 

Maxine ribbed wool-blend sweater, polo collar sweater, camel brown sweater

Nordstrom - Rag & Bone Maxine ribbed wool-blend sweater

Net-a-Porter - Rag & Bone Maxine ribbed wool-blend sweater

Price: $ 275

5- The Sweater Vests

V-Neck oversized Sweater Vest , relaxed fit

Dynamite Clothing - Sweater Vest

Price: $54.95

Is there anyone who doesn’t have a warm, fuzzy memory of classic sweater vests? From nostalgic childhood memories of our grandfathers to sporting bulkier versions as a small child (yes, we’ve all been that kid in “adult wear” that everyone doted on.) 

Fortunately, TikTok and Instagram are dragging the sweater vest into the modern-day. It’s retro, vintage, with a modern edge all at once – not a mean style feat – so snap it up!

 Revolve, Navy Fold-over turtleneck sweater vest with cable knit detail

Revolve - Collina Vest

Price: $ 350.00

6- The Quarter-Zips

Mango zip top cable knit sweater vest in ecru, quarter zip, high collar

Asos - Mango zip top cable knit sweater vest in ecru

Price: $ 60.00

This mango sweater is simply dreamy. Minimalist, silky-smooth, yet entirely attention-grabbing in its intricate and unique detailing. Mango have taken the timeless cable knit sweater and modernized it with an on-trend circular semi-zip and sleeveless fit.

7- The Turtleneck Sweaters

camel Chunky turtleneck sweater outfit

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Turtleneck Ribbed Knit Oversized Sweater, camel brown chunky tunic sweater

Nasty Gal - Turtleneck Ribbed Knit Oversized Sweater

Price: $79.00

This is guilt-free fashion all wrapped up in one irresistible on-trend garment. As 2021 has gone by, we’ve witnessed the rise of collars. So wear your high collar in style with this luxuriously knitted piece. And the best part? This must-have piece is more than affordable – snap it up fast!

Open-Stitch Turtleneck Sweater, women casual sweater outfit

Dynamite (Garage Clothing) - Open-Stitch Turtleneck Sweater

Price: $54.95

Women's Chunky Cable Knit Pullover Turtleneck Sweater

Amazon - Chunky Cable Knit Turtleneck Sweater

Price: $8.88 - $36.88 (Prices are accurate at the date of publication, October 11, 2021, but are subject to change)

8- The Color Blocks

Tularosa Edina Sweater in Brown, color block sweater knit

Revolve - Color Block Sweater

Price: $135

This snug knit is right on-trend with its chic fold-over neckline and Rib-knit trim. What’s more, by wearing this piece, you’re covering more trend bases than just one – color block has been so in for the last few years. So, enjoy a timeless yet modern look with a sweater you’ll keep forever!

Women's V Neck Twist Back Color Block Sweater

Amazon - Twist Back Color Block Sweater

Price: $24.99 - $36.99  (Prices are accurate at the date of publication, October 11, 2021, but are subject to change)

9- The Sweater Dresses

Sweater Knit Sleeveless Turtleneck Dress, hazel color belted ribbed dress

Revolve - Sweater Knit Sleeveless Turtleneck Dress

Price: $ 246.00

Sleeveless turtleneck dresses are “the moment.” As seen on Instagram or absolutely any other social media platform, these versatile and figure-flattering dresses can be styled to suit anyone’s tastes. This ‘blank canvas’ beauty can be dressed up or down for any occasion or mood. Moreover, it’s fast becoming the ‘little black dress of this generation. So, be sure to snap up a high-quality one that’ll not only look designer-chic but go the distance – much like this Revolve sweater knit dress, available in an autumnal Hazel or sophisticated Black.  

Rebecca Off Shoulder Dress, lantern sleeves, Black sweater knit ribbed dress 

Revolve - Rebecca Off Shoulder Dress

Price: $ 92.00

10- The "Head to Toe" Knit Sets

Women's sweater knit set, Tan Ribbed Knit Cropped Sweater Top, Knit Pencil Skirt

Lulus - Top Chic-Ret Tan Ribbed Knit Cropped Sweater Top

Price: $ 48.00

Lulus - Top Chic-Ret Tan Ribbed Knit Midi Sweater Skirt

Price: $ 52.00

Sweater Ribbed knit set, black cropped pant with sweater top set

Get Choosy - Elsa Crop Sweater

Price: $ 60.00

Get Choosy - Elsa Pants

Price: $ 70.00

Undeniably Perfect Light Purple Knit Three-Piece Sweater Knit Dress Set

Lulus - Sweater Knit Three-Piece Set

Price: $ 118.00

11- The Crops

khaki Ribbed knit sweater crop top

Dynamite Clothing - Ribbed Mock Neck

Price: $49.95

Sweater Knit Halter Neck Bralette, crop tank top with mock neck

Dynamite Clothing - Knit Halter Neck Bralette

Price: $29.95

An elegant collar-neck brings the heat while the gentle knit adds tones of softness and sophistication to this one-of-a-kind yet wholly on-trend knit. Pair with a floor-length coat for a statement, bold look.

Cropped Oversized Cardigan, sweater knit button front cardigan

Dynamite Clothing - Cropped Oversized Cardigan

Price: $59.95

This adorable knit is effortlessly cool in its loose yet cozy fit. Pairing a gentle ribbing with oversized old-school buttons, this is a reliable number for all eras with an attractive modern appeal.

12- The Knit Capes and Ponchos

women's Sweater knit cape, camel black poncho

H&M - Knit Wool Cape

Price: $69.99

 Women Oversized knitted cape, Cable knit sweater, Fall 2021 fashion trends

Mango - Oversized knitted cape

Price: $79.99

The loose fit and neutral color make this a throw-on piece that can be worn anywhere. And need we mention that it’s cable knit? However, its bottom halves’ intricate pattern adds a splash of art and singularity that will have people asking, “where did you get it!?”