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90 Cozy Knitwear Innovations

From Winter-Inspired Runway Shows to Extreme Layering Shoots

— October 30, 2011 — Fashion
With winter quickly approaching in many parts of the world, the cold weather is nearing and there is no better way to bundle up and keep warm than with these cozy knitwear innovations. Not only is it always chic and in style, but when the temperature drops below zero, a simple t-shirt and cardigan just won't cut it.

Whether you want to layer knit sweaters and scarves or you choose to simply accessorize a basic outfit with a chunky knit piece, knitwear seems to always be the solution to your winter blues.

From the runways of fashion week in Milan, London, Paris and New York, to street style fashion, knitwear is everywhere and does not show any sign of going away soon. If you are looking for various ways to stay warm this winter, check out these cozy knitwear innovations.
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Psychedelically Patterned Scarves
Psychedelically Patterned Scarves
Ponder Knitwear Draws Influence from a Native American Aesthetic
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89
African-Inspired Knitwear
African-Inspired Knitwear
Laduma Ngxokolo Takes Inspiration From Traditional Xhosa Bead Work
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88
American Pride Lookbooks
American Pride Lookbooks
10Deep Holiday 2010 Lookbook is Patriotic in Style
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87
Geeky Knitwear
Geeky Knitwear
These Knitted Super Mario Sweaters are Perfect for the Nostalgic Gamer
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86
Tassle-Tastic Estival Wear
Tassle-Tastic Estival Wear
The Karin Feller Spring Summer 2012 Collection Sways Sweetly
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85
Grunge Garbage Bag Garb
Grunge Garbage Bag Garb
The Cheap Monday 2011 Fall Line Boasts Punky & Futuristic Ensembles
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84
Skin-Healing Scarves
Skin-Healing Scarves
Twosquaremeter Knitwear is Apparel that Benefits the Skin
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83
Sweater-Wearing Seating
Sweater-Wearing Seating
Anne O'Brien's Chairwear Seat is All Warm and Cozy
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82
Sustainable Sweaters
Sustainable Sweaters
The Stewart and Brown Fall 2010 Collection Shows Off Eco Knitwear
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81
Dementia Knitwear
Dementia Knitwear
David Stoneman-Merret's Collection Takes Cues from the Elderly
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80
Retro Icon Lookbooks
Retro Icon Lookbooks
The Peter Jensen Autumn 2011 Lookbook is Inspired by Anna Karina
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79
Chic Shredded Threads
Chic Shredded Threads
Sarika Pancholi is a Designer With Daring Ideas
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78
Easter Egg Knitwear
Easter Egg Knitwear
The Missoni Autumn 2011 Collection Dips Into Pastels
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77
Color Medley Knitwear
Color Medley Knitwear
Swank Dollar Creates Bright Clothes for Daring People
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76
Shawl-Wearing Sheep Ads
Shawl-Wearing Sheep Ads
This Pringle of Scotland Campaign Flaunts Its Ewe Producers
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75
Second-Skin Knitwear
Second-Skin Knitwear
The Mark Fast Topshop Line Bares It All
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74
DIY Virtual Knitwear
DIY Virtual Knitwear
The Trendy Workshop Lets Users Design Clothes and Sell Them Online
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73
Stylish Country Collections
Stylish Country Collections
House of Fraser AW11 Campaign is Rural Ravishing
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72
Spunky Knit Fashion
Spunky Knit Fashion
ALL Knitwear Offers Colorful and Patterned Hipster Clothing
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71
Mad Men Fashion Shows
Mad Men Fashion Shows
Academy of Art San Francisco Showcases Retro Looks at NYFW
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70
Preppy Varsity Knitwear
Preppy Varsity Knitwear
The Play Cloths Fall 2010 Preview is a Cool Way to Keep Warm
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69
Super Skintight Knitwear
Super Skintight Knitwear
Lucas Nascimento Knits Unique, Body-Conscious Outfits
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68
Rustic Menswear
Rustic Menswear
The Albam AW10 Collection Will Keep You Warm and Stylish
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67
Form-Fitting Knits
Form-Fitting Knits
The Garments of Yuliya Wim Merlin Turn Knitted Frump into Fabulous
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66
Rapunzel-Like Headwear
Rapunzel-Like Headwear
The Warmi Knits are Stylishly Adorable
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65
Lazy Boy Fashion
Lazy Boy Fashion
The Henrik Vibskov Spring/Summer 2011 Collection is Laid-Back
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64
Celebrating Iconic Fashion Careers
Celebrating Iconic Fashion Careers
Sonja Rykiel's Paris Exhibition
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63
Leather Rope Neckwear
Leather Rope Neckwear
The Ann Demeulemeester FW 2010 Collection is Bad to the Bone
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Collaborating Knitwear
Collaborating Knitwear
Sonia Rykiel and H&M Team Up for a Parisian Chic Collection
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61
Primitive Knitwear
Primitive Knitwear
Onez Lau's B.A. Knitwear Collection is a Magical Ride
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Corded Shawls
Corded Shawls
The Derek Lawlor AW10 Collection Weaves and Twists Into Perfection
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Trapezoidal Knitwear
Trapezoidal Knitwear
The Micaela Greg Fall 2009 Line Features Op-Art Apparel
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58
Technicolor Turbans
Technicolor Turbans
True Colors in Elle Japan March 2011 Features Vibrant Headwear
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57
Patterned Hipster Knitwear
Patterned Hipster Knitwear
The Journal Standard 2010 Fall Lookbook
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56
Knitwear
Knitwear
Cooperativedesigns is Making Knitwear Hot
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55
Slouchy Knitted Fashion
Slouchy Knitted Fashion
The Wool and The Gang SS11 Collection is Hipster Cool
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54
Leg-Painted Lookbooks
Leg-Painted Lookbooks
The Laura Theiss Spring 2011 Collection is Full of Gorgeous Knitwear
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53
Paint Splattered Fashion
Paint Splattered Fashion
The James Long SS 2011 Collection has a Beautiful Color Palette
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Wooly Sport Knits
Wooly Sport Knits
Performance Photography in Custom Rodarte Olympic Knitwear
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51
Shape-Shifting Knits
Shape-Shifting Knits
The Lemuria Knitwear Project Organically Transforms in Shape and Style
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50
Magnificent Mesh Designs
Magnificent Mesh Designs
The Faster by Mark Fast Spring 2012 Collection is Not for Wallflowers
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49
Cozy Knitted Couture
Cozy Knitted Couture
LINE Knitwear Reveals Its Comfy & Stylish Fall 2011 Collection
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48
Rainbow Hipster Wear
Rainbow Hipster Wear
The Poti Poti 2010 Collection is All About Spring
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Cozy Sci-Fi Knitwear
Cozy Sci-Fi Knitwear
The Star Wars R2D2 Sweater is Both Geek and Chic
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Ribbed Geometric Fashion
Ribbed Geometric Fashion
The Angular Sandra Backlund AW10 Line
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45
Optical Illusion Knitwear
Optical Illusion Knitwear
Cooperative Designs F/W 2010 Collection is Not Easy on the Eyes
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44
Pom-Pom Body Suits
Pom-Pom Body Suits
The Craig Lawrence 2010 Collection Features Over-Yarned Fashions
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Neck-Encroaching Knitwear
Neck-Encroaching Knitwear
Vital Temptation Fiber Art Gets Up Close and Personal
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Hipster Knitwear
Hipster Knitwear
The Juma Fall/Winter 2009 Designs Keep Them Coming Back for More
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Scorching Desert Shoots
Scorching Desert Shoots
The H & M Magazine Fall 2010 Spread is Burning Hot
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40
Northern Nordic Knitography
Northern Nordic Knitography
The Vogue Russia Barbara Palvin Issue Makes Icy Cold Look Blazing Hot
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Pleated Fashion Knits
Pleated Fashion Knits
Simone Shailes for TopShop
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38
Galactic Guy Fashions
Galactic Guy Fashions
Christopher Kane SS 2011 is an Explosive Menswear Collection
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37
Skulledelic Sweaters
Skulledelic Sweaters
Sibling Knitwear Collection Includes Trippy Skull Design
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Knit Pom Pom Accents
Knit Pom Pom Accents
Amy Hall's Knitwear Features Pom Poms Everywhere
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35
Knitted Neck Accessories
Knitted Neck Accessories
These Eleanor Bolton Necklaces are Made Using Twisting Techniques
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34
Surreal Snake Neck Campaigns
Surreal Snake Neck Campaigns
Amuse Fashion Socks Ads Invite the Creative Wearing of Wool
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Fresh Tribal Fashion
Fresh Tribal Fashion
LaLa Berlin's Spring/Summer ‘11 Collection Fuses Prints with Clea
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Mutton Marvelous Fashion
Mutton Marvelous Fashion
The Mark Fast Fall 2011 Collection is Sheepishly Stylish
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Cartoon-Inspired Clothing
Cartoon-Inspired Clothing
Quirky Knitted ‘Gummbah' Catchphrases
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Sparkling Pom Pom Knitwear
Sparkling Pom Pom Knitwear
The Tim Ryan S/S 10 Collection Psychedelically Fluffy
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Bold Color Blocked Knitwear
Bold Color Blocked Knitwear
Cooperative Designs Spring 2009 Collection
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Cuddly Denim Campaigns
Cuddly Denim Campaigns
The Replay Jeans Fall/Winter 2011 Ad is Cozy and Chic
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Fingerless Superhero Gloves
Fingerless Superhero Gloves
Tinybully Art and Gems Sells Spectacular Comic Book-Inspired Knitwear
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Brazilian Couture Knitwear
Brazilian Couture Knitwear
Rodel Latin America's Crocheted Apparel
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Pom-Pom Fashion
Pom-Pom Fashion
Timothy James Andrews' Capsule Collection Is Full of Colorful Poufs
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Decorative Woven Neckwear
Decorative Woven Neckwear
These Julianata Knitwear Accessories are Creatively Intricate
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Old-School Hipster Styles
Old-School Hipster Styles
The Fall/Winter 2011 Beautiful People Collection Goes Back in Time
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Totem Pole Fashion
Totem Pole Fashion
Tine Winther Rysgaard and Trine Kristoffersen's Eco Knitwear Collection
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Opulent Athletic-Inspired Outfits
Opulent Athletic-Inspired Outfits
The Isabel Marant Spring 2012 Collection is Sportswear Chic
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Knitted Monster Fashion
Knitted Monster Fashion
Knitwear Designer Craig Lawrence Showcases His Skills
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Wearable Wool Armor
Wearable Wool Armor
Laura Theiss AW10 Collection Creates Voluptuous Knitwear
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Messy Preppy Pompadours
Messy Preppy Pompadours
The Filippa K Fall 2010 Lookbook Shows Tousled Tresses
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Swedish Knit Catwalks
Swedish Knit Catwalks
Beckmans College of Design Fashion Graduates Show
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Twigged-Out Fashion Editorials
Twigged-Out Fashion Editorials
'Under Her Spell' by Nick Knight for Vogue UK
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Tribal Winter Wear
Tribal Winter Wear
'My Wild Love' in Vogue China Gives an Exotic Touch to Fall Fashion
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Rustic Runway Minimalism
Rustic Runway Minimalism
Raf Simons' Nature-Inspired Collection for Jil Sander Spring 2010
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Provocative Crochet Creations
Provocative Crochet Creations
The Mark Fast Spring 2012 Collection is Full of Body-Conscious Knits
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Fierce Tassel Fashions
Fierce Tassel Fashions
The Mark Fast Spring 2011 Collection Gets Fun with Fringes
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Extreme Layered Fashion
Extreme Layered Fashion
Missoni Knitwear is Middle-Earth Urban Fantastic
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Barnacle Knitwear
Barnacle Knitwear
Martello's Marine-Inspired Sculptural Collection
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Nightmarish Childtography
Nightmarish Childtography
Eerie and Macabre Photos of Children Alone in the Woods
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Neutral Knit Fashion
Neutral Knit Fashion
Line Knitwear Travels Through Fashion History
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Progressive Men's Knitwear
Progressive Men's Knitwear
Pony Head Sweaters and More from Sibling
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Fashionable Yarn Robes
Fashionable Yarn Robes
Amazing Pink Knitwear Dress By Jemma Sykes Are Made of Organic Wool
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Twisted Nude Knits
Twisted Nude Knits
Sandra Backlund's Handmade “Pool Position” Knitwear
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4
Cobweb Dresses
Cobweb Dresses
Spidery Knitwear by Mark Fast
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3
Cozy Windswept Lookbooks
Cozy Windswept Lookbooks
Miss Unkon AW11 Campaign is Flushed with a Seaside Breeze
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Modern Gypsy Ensembles
Modern Gypsy Ensembles
The Free People June 2011 Campaign is a Little Slack and Slinky
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Exaggerated Crochet Ensembles
Exaggerated Crochet Ensembles
The More or Less Collection is a Woven Paradox
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