In this feature from the new issue of HIGHStyle, our editors discuss this season's best cable knit sweaters.

Cable knit sweaters are criminally underrated — and we're here to set the record straight. The humble knit embodies a perfect if not slightly contradictory mixture of vibes. Depending on the piece, it can lean towards country-club preppiness, give a Hemingway-esque tortured artist feeling, or look like you're fresh off the farm. Basically, the cable knit contains multitudes, which could be a reason why we're all suddenly thirsty for the chunky knit.

Either way, the cable knit is the perfect spring sweater, and if you don't already have one in your rotation, our editors have done the hard work of selecting the best styles this season.

Scroll for our editors' thoughts on this season's best cable knit sweaters.

Ferragamo

Hand Knit Round Neck Sweater

Hand Knit Round Neck Sweater

$930

Salvatore Ferragamo

Buy at Ferragamo

Corey: Yellow cable knits are always and forever. Thom: But, with this one, I guess you have to figure out what shirt to wear under it. Noah: No shirt. Just rock it.

Brunello Cucinelli

Cable-Knit Jumper

Cable-Knit Jumper

$1295

Brunello Cucinelli

Buy at Farfetch

Noah: A white sweater sometimes scares me. Haley: I like the variety of patterns in this knit. And the fact that it’s cotton.

Paul Stuart

Cashmere Blend Cable Knit Crewneck

Cashmere Blend Cable Knit Crewneck

$558

Paul Stuart

Buy at Paul Stuart

Thom: I might regret publishing this information, but the Paul Stuart sale in January has been a secret weapon in my sweater arsenal for about a decade. God willing, this one makes it there by next year.

Bottega Veneta

Cutout Patchwork Wool Sweater

Cutout Patchwork Wool Sweater

$1850

Bottega Veneta

Buy at Mr Porter

Corey: This one’s for the influencers. Noah: Is this as heavy as it looks? Haley: Yes.

Polo Ralph Lauren

Cable-Knit Cashmere Sweater

Cable-Knit Cashmere Sweater

$398

Polo Ralph Lauren

Buy at Ralph Lauren

Thom: What would you call this color? Noah: Cuties orange. Haley: Citrus. Thom: Not cantaloupe? Noah: Ew, no.

Browse more editor-approved sweaters below

Fisherman Sweater

Fisherman Sweater

$144

NOAH

Buy at Slam Jam
Aran-Knit Organic Cotton Sweater

Aran-Knit Organic Cotton Sweater

$450

Inis Meain

Buy at Matchesfashion
Cable-Knit Wool Sweater

Cable-Knit Wool Sweater

$350

Aimé Leon Dore x Woolrich

Buy at Mr Porter

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