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    29 Ridiculously Cozy Oversized Cardigans To Wear All Autumn

    These hands are going into big sleeves for hibernation until spring.


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    1. A chunky, ribbed sweater that will completely swallow up your hands.

    Say goodbye to your hands, they're gone now.

    Get it from Asos for $48 (available in sizes 0–14).

    2. A cropped but chunky ray of sunshine you can count on to keep you warm even on cloudy days.

    Perfect to wear with a dress or skirt.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $69 (available in sizes XS–L and three colors).

    3. A patterned sweater to throw on when Hyrule needs saving again.

    It gets cold in the Hebra Mountains.

    Get it from Hot Topic for $38.94 (available in plus sizes 0–5).

    4. An embroidered snugglefest with perfectly huge sleeves that can double as mittens.

    The sleeves can also work as oven mitts when you're holding a piping hot chocolate.

    Get it from Boohoo on sale for $35 (available in sizes S/M or M/L and two colors).

    5. A boyfriend sweater you'll probably give more love to than an actual boyfriend.,

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in nine colors).

    6. A chunky cable-knit in a vibrant blue that will definitely chase your blues away.

    Get it from Asos for $51 (available in sizes 0–8).

    7. A quarter-sleeve cardigan to complete the perfect fall look.

    Promising review: "This is a perfect fall green! I'll be wearing this all season. It's cozy, snuggly, and I may even wear it to bed!" —Leslie Allison

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99 (available in four colors).

    8. A maroon sweater-shawl hybrid that was bred in a laboratory dedicated to cuddliness.

    Plus the hood means you can use this for a Little Red Riding Hood costume.

    Get it from Modcloth for $39.99 (available in two colors).

    9. A soft wool mix to satisfy your millennial pink needs.

    Get it from Asos for $51 (available in sizes 0–14).

    10. A cocoon cardigan for cuddling up and watching Disney movies in.

    Get it from Torrid for $64.90 (available in plus sizes 00–6).

    11. A versatile cable-knit you can pair with some oversized glasses on your way to the park to feed pigeons.,

    Get it from Amazon for $8.81+ (available in 19 colors).

    12. A cold-shoulder sweater to consider when you want to be warm, but not too warm.

    Get it from Boohoo on sale for $18 (available in sizes XS–L and two colors).

    13. A gigantic cardigan that pretty much feels like wrapping a big blanket around yourself.

    Seriously, this thing is the best.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $59 (available in sizes XS–L).

    14. A faux fur-trimmed beauty you can trust to keep you warm without harming any animals.

    Minks are friends, not sweaters.

    Get it from Boohoo on sale for $23 (available in sizes XS/S or M/L).

    15. A knit sweater with giant buttons that would make your grandpa swoon.

    Promising review: "This is a very cute and comfortable cardigan. It's well made and very soft. It's perfect for a lazy day around the house and would even be comfortable enough to sleep in." —Jessica Hurtado

    Get it from Amazon for $8.44+ (available in sizes S/M–XXL/XXXL and 21 colors).

    16. A chenille cardi you're going to want to sleep in (after you're done with your crossword puzzle).

    Get it from Asos for $57 (available in sizes S–L).

    17. An ombre darling to wear while going to the pumpkin patch, apple orchard, haunted house, or other insanely fall activity.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $64 (available in sizes XS–L).

    18. A simple stitch cardigan you can probably get away with wearing every day.

    Get it from Target for $24.99 (available in sizes XS–XL and 6 colors).

    19. A long pastel number with a hood that's the closest you're going to get to wearing a robe to work.

    Unless you work from home.

    Get it from Asos for $67 (available in sizes S–L).

    20. A super long cable-knit you can see yourself wearing while taking up knitting.,

    Promising review: "I ordered this sweater in extra large and the color beige. It came looking exactly like the photo! It's a tight knit, and nice and warm. It has two front patch pockets that are nice and deep. I couldn't be more pleased! The swirl knit around the neck and front is super cute." —Charmayne

    Get it from Amazon for $25.95+ (available in sizes S–XXL and nine colors).

    21. A houndstooth cutie with excellently big pockets to tuck your cold paws in.

    Get it from Tobi for $22 (available in sizes S/M or M/L and two colors).

    22. A red wool cardi you can depend on when someone opens a window in the office.

    Seriously, Ted???

    Get it from AlexandraMilcarz on Etsy for $300.

    23. A drapey, patterned piece with enough fabric to keep your whole family warm.,

    Everybody crowd around!

    Promising review: "I love this cardigan! It's a soft, thin sweater material that's not too thick and not too thin. I love the way it fits and feels." —Lisa

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    24. A gradient knit you can wear when you want to make a ~dramatic~ entrance.

    Get it from Rainbow for $19.99 (available in plus sizes 1X–3X and two colors).

    25. A long gray option with a tiger and stern warning on the back.

    Don't mess it up and wait until it's sold out!

    Get it from Zara for $69.90.

    26. A collared sweater-coat perfect for re-enacting all your favorite noir detective movies.


    Get it from Madewell for $178 (available in sizes XXS–XL).

    27. A fuzzy dream you might wear if you're looking to blend in with a herd of Muppets.

    No one will suspect a thing.

    Get it from Forever 21 for $58 (available in sizes S–L).

    28. A mix-matched oddball to wear when you're not sure what kind of sweater you're in the mood for.

    It's got a little bit of everything.

    Get it from Top Shop for $80 (available in sizes 0–12).

    29. A beloved knit cardigan that people swear by.

    Promising review: "I bought this the other day in store and it's PERFECT; it's very oversized. It's cozy and the colors online are pretty true to real life. This is so soft and it goes with everything." —kellsey

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $69 (available in sizes XS–XL and four colors).

    Soon you'll have the impeccable style of Mr. Oldman.


    Reviews here have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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