Five Plus One is our weekly series of buyer’s guides. We pick a specific category and dig up five great options along with one that’s a little outside the norm.
There are few things comfier than donning a warm, turtleneck sweater on a cold winter day, which is precisely why we’ve put together a list of the most compelling options on the market. Whether you’re looking for wool, cotton, or synthetic materials, you’ll certainly find something to your liking on this list.
1) Andersen-Andersen: Light Wool Turtleneck
If you’re looking for a wool turtleneck that can easy be worn casually or to work, then Andersen-Andersen’s Light Wool Turtleneck is one of the best options out there. It’s made in Italy from 12 gauge merino wool yarn, and features thumb holes and ribbed cuffs/hem.
Available for $265 from Division Road.
2) N. Hoolywood: Turtleneck
N. Hoolywood’s Turtleneck is the perfect turtleneck for anyone wanting something more on the techwear side of things. Constructed in Japan from 98%/2% polyester/polyurethane blended fabric, this fully synthetic turtleneck can fit nearly any formality level. While the fit is a bit baggier than many are accustom to, this sweater is a great option if you’re a fan of the fit.
Available for $143CAD from Blue Button Shop.
3) Loop & Weft: Tompkins Knit Vintage Turtleneck
Cotton sweaters have a place in any wardrobe, and Loop & Weft’s Tompkins Knit Vintage Turtleneck is a versatile choice. With its vintage styling, extra wide ribbing, and mock turtleneck collar, this sweater is sure to become a fan favorite. The body of the sweater is made on vintage tubular knitting machines, making this piece that much more unique.
Available for $198 from Blue in Green.
4) Howlin’: Moonchild Wool Turtleneck
Chunky yarn: check. Fitted body: check. High turtleneck: check. Howlin’s Moonchild Wool Turtleneck is one of the most compelling wool sweaters of the season. With its neppy, 100% wool material and raglan sleeves, this made in Scotland sweater will surely become your new, favorite sweater.
Available for $165 from Blue Owl.
5) Blue Blue Japan: Indigo Dyed Turtleneck
We’d be remiss if we didn’t include and indigo dyed turtleneck on this list, and Blue Blue Japan’s Indigo Dyed Turtleneck is one of the best options out there. This lightweight, 100% cotton turtleneck is overdyed with natural indigo and will fade and patina with each and every wear.
Available for $92 from Corlection.
Plus One – Dehen: Motorcycle Turtleneck
While Dehen’s Motorcycle Turtleneck is not a “true” turtleneck given the quarter zip, it’s still more than deserving of a spot on this list. With its extra wide ribbing, worsted wool material, and heavyweight fabric, it will keep you warm regardless of the weather it’s worn in. It’s made in the USA and features a vintage-style Talon zipper.
Available for $210 from Rivet and Hide.