Gift Your Loved One a Snug Sweater this Christmas

Looking for the perfect gift? Check out the wide range of stylish men’s & ladies knitwear this season

Cable knitted dress
Cable knitted dress by www.superdry.ie

It’s that time of year when we’re all racking our brains trying to come up with the perfect gift for our loved ones. This Christmas, why not choose a snug and cozy sweater? Prepare to see the look of gratitude in your recipient’s face as they unwrap their knitted bundle of joy! No doubt they’ll be thrilled with a stylish and practical piece of knitwear that will keep them warm and cozy during those cold winter days ahead.

If you’re looking for some gift ideas, check out my suggestions below for the best in fashionable men’s and ladies knitwear this season:

1. Aran Sweater — quintessentially Irish

Aran sweaters are the classic choice for both men and women. Often known as a Fisherman sweater, they are distinguished by their use of complex textured stitch patterns, several of which are combined in the creation of a single garment. Aran cardigans & sweaters are knitted with a soft yarn called merino in the natural báinín (bawneen) color and in other colors reflective of the Irish countryside. The patterns, designs and embossed decoration in every garment still represent the loves, lives, losses and defiance of the Aran Island community. Every stitch tells a story!

Check out this gorgeous ladies Aran cable knit biker hoody (€110) by Blarney Woolen Mills. This stylish and practical hoody pays homage to the stylish biker jacket. Made from 100% merino wool, it’s a modern take on the traditional Aran sweater.

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Rocking the cable knit biker hoody by www.blarney.com

For the guy in your life, give the gift of style and quality with this fisherman tweed crew neck sweater in grey (€155).

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Fisherman tweed crew neck sweater by www.blarney.com

2. Peplum Knit Sweater

This soft and luxurious white sweater by & other stories (€79) is made from alpaca and wool blend. Its nipped in peplum waist gives a feminine silhouette. I wear mine with black jeggings and black ankle boots.

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Loving this peplum knit sweater by www.stories.com

3. Ombre Knit Sweater

Wrap up in this cozy and super stylish ombre knit sweater in purple by Zara (€29.95). Long sleeve with a high neck, it’s ideal worn with jeans or leggings for lounging in at home.

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Ombre knit sweater by www.zara.com

Who said men’s fashion had to be boring? Check out this fabulous jacquard landscape sweater (€59.95) by Zara for men. This loose fitting sweater with a round neckline comes in vibrant colors of fuchsia, wine and grey. Perfect for the guy with more adventurous taste, who wants to steer away from navy and black!

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Jacquard landscape sweater by www.zara.com

4. Cable Knitted Dress

If you’re looking for something in between a long sweater and a dress, why not try this gorgeous cable knitted dress (€79.99) by Super Dry? Ideal to pair with opaque tights and knee high boots for a dressed down, casual look.

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Cable knitted dress by www.superdry.ie

Super Dry also have a fantastic collection of men’s knitwear to choose from. For something ultra stylish, why not try this cool harlo zig zag crew jumper (€79.99). Made from a lambs wool blend, it comes in dark charcoal with red and navy zig zag detailing.

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Harlo Zig Zag Crew jumper by www.superdry.ie

5. Embellished Sleeve Knit

Even if you’re not going to a Christmas party this year, your sweater can still be glamorous and festive. Sparkle and shine with this snazzy sequin embellished sleeve knit in black (€39.96) by Carraig Donn. You’ll certainly impress your relatives on that Christmas Day Zoom call!

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Embellished sleeve knit by www.carraigdonn.com

There are not a lot of clothing items that look equally good on and that are equally loved by so many different types of people. From young to old, men to women, large to small, cozy winter sweaters are loved by all.

Once you fall into the comfort that only a winter sweater can provide, you’ll never love another!

Happy Thanksgiving & happy festive shopping! :-)

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Writer, artist, fashion & travel blogger, former cabin crew. Dublin, Ireland. Creator & editor of: www.phunkypunkfashion.com

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