13 Of The Best Cosy & Classic Cashmere Knits

Emily Ruane
·2-min read

For seekers of cosy, cashmere is the holy grail of fibres. When winter temperatures drop and the knitwear comes out, connoisseurs reach for their secret stash of prized goat-hair-woven jumpers and cardigans, swaddling themselves in cashmere's silky-soft and supremely insulating weight.

Demand for this precious commodity has historically outstripped supply (and is priced accordingly), but thanks to it's hard-wearing durability and soft-as-they-come feel, a cashmere piece is a classic for a reason - and they're for life. Store in dust bags, invest in a knitwear shaver and keep those moth balls close. The question now is do you go for a perennial classic - black, navy, camel - or a mood-boosting bright?

Click through to see the softest sweaters that the internet has to offer.

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<br><br><strong>Zara</strong> Cashmere Sweater, $, available at <a href="https://www.zara.com/uk/en/cashmere-sweater-p06771030.html?v1=80346729" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Zara" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Zara</a>


Zara Cashmere Sweater, $, available at Zara
<br><br><strong>& Other Stories</strong> Cashmere Puff Sleeve Turtleneck, $, available at <a href="https://www.stories.com/en_gbp/clothing/knitwear/turtlenecks/product.cashmere-puff-sleeve-turtleneck-green.0783979003.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:& Other Stories" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">& Other Stories</a>


& Other Stories Cashmere Puff Sleeve Turtleneck, $, available at & Other Stories
<br><br><strong>Whistles</strong> Cashmere Roll Neck Knit, $, available at <a href="https://www.whistles.com/product/cashmere-roll-neck-knit-32052.html#q=cashmere&is=false&sz=60&start=0&isSecondPage=false&pid=cashmere-roll-neck-knit-32052&pos=0" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Whistles" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Whistles</a>


Whistles Cashmere Roll Neck Knit, $, available at Whistles
<br><br><strong>Uniqlo</strong> 100% Cashmere Crew Neck Jumper, $, available at <a href="https://www.uniqlo.com/uk/en/product/women-100pct-cashmere-crew-neck-jumper-428863COL53SMA003000.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Uniqlo" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Uniqlo</a>


Uniqlo 100% Cashmere Crew Neck Jumper, $, available at Uniqlo
<br><br><strong>11 honore</strong> Rae Sweater, $, available at <a href="https://11honore.com/products/rae-sweater?_pos=17&_sid=358ffbc09&_ss=r" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:11 Honore" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">11 Honore</a>


11 honore Rae Sweater, $, available at 11 Honore
<br><br><strong>Alex Mill</strong> Claire Merino Wool and Cashmere-Blend Sweater, $, available at <a href="https://www.net-a-porter.com/en-gb/shop/product/alex-mill/claire-merino-wool-and-cashmere-blend-sweater/1294135" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Net-A-Porter" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Net-A-Porter</a>


Alex Mill Claire Merino Wool and Cashmere-Blend Sweater, $, available at Net-A-Porter
<br><br><strong>Raey</strong> Roll-Neck Fine-Rib Cashmere Sweater, $, available at <a href="https://www.matchesfashion.com/products/Raey-Roll-neck-fine-rib-cashmere-sweater-1237968" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Matches Fashion" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Matches Fashion</a>


Raey Roll-Neck Fine-Rib Cashmere Sweater, $, available at Matches Fashion
<br><br><strong>AllSaints</strong> Olly Cashmere Hoodies, $, available at <a href="https://www.allsaints.com/women/sweatshirts/allsaints-olly-cashmere-hoody/?colour=107&category=588" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:AllSaints" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">AllSaints</a>


AllSaints Olly Cashmere Hoodies, $, available at AllSaints
<br><br><strong>Uniqlo</strong> 100% Cashmere Turtleneck Jumper, $, available at <a href="https://www.uniqlo.com/uk/en/product/women-100pct-cashmere-turtleneck-jumper-428864COL45SMA006000.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Uniqlo" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Uniqlo</a>


Uniqlo 100% Cashmere Turtleneck Jumper, $, available at Uniqlo
<br><br><strong>Arket</strong> Cashmere Crew-Neck Jumper, $, available at <a href="https://www.arket.com/en_gbp/women/knitwear/product.cashmere-crew-neck-jumper-blue.0711822007.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Arket" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Arket</a>


Arket Cashmere Crew-Neck Jumper, $, available at Arket
<br><br><strong>Marks & Spencer</strong> Pure Cashmere Textured Jumper, $, available at <a href="https://www.marksandspencer.com/pure-cashmere-round-neck-jumper/p/clp60264476?image=SD_01_T38_3552_T4_X_EC_90&color=GREYMIX&prevPage=srp#intid=prodColourId-60458942" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Marks & Spencer" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Marks & Spencer</a>


Marks & Spencer Pure Cashmere Textured Jumper, $, available at Marks & Spencer
<br><br><strong>COS</strong> Cropped Cashmere Cardigan, $, available at <a href="https://www.cosstores.com/en_gbp/women/womenswear/knitwear/cardigans/product.cropped-cashmere-cardigan-brown.0901174001.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:COS" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">COS</a>


COS Cropped Cashmere Cardigan, $, available at COS
<br><br><strong>H&M</strong> Fine-knit Cashmere Cardigan, $, available at <a href="https://www2.hm.com/en_gb/productpage.0892895003.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:H&M" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">H&M</a>


H&M Fine-knit Cashmere Cardigan, $, available at H&M

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