Whether it is protecting yourself from the cool winds out walking in the summer, or you are looking for the ultimate in warmth in the winter, a comfortable, easy to wear sweater is an essential for your wardrobe. Merino wool sweaters have everything, from breath-ability to keep you feeling fresh when the temperatures rise to the soft, warm feel that only natural merino wool can give in the depths of winter.
With its ability to keep you warm even when wet, Merino wool is the first choice for sweaters, but which one is right for you? Take a look at our picks for the 5 must have merino knitting wool in Australia sweaters for 2020 and beyond.
1. Aklanda Merino V Neck Sweater
With classic V neck style this sweater provides a comfortable, relaxed fit that looks great over shirts, t-shirts or worn on its own for a cool summer look. Made from 100% Australian Merino, we love this sweater for its easy fit comfort and go-anywhere style. Whether paired with a business shirt during the workday or less formally on an evening out, the mid-weight sweater is perfect for year-round warmth. The only question is, which colour suits you best?
2. Aklanda Merino Crew Sweater
Another beautiful mid-weight merino sweater for year-round wearability, the crew neck is ideal for throwing over a business shirt when the temperature drops. Like all Aklanda knitting designs for men's sweaters, this one is available in a wide range of colours and is made from 100% Australian merino, giving a super-soft feel and a comfortable, easy fit whatever you are doing. The crew neck, double ribbed cuff and hem keep things smart, the perfect finishing touch for work or a night out with friends.
3. Merino Rib Knit Polo
A heavyweight sweater for when winter starts to bite, bringing classic polo style with a textured finish for a unique look. Using ecologically friendly wooden buttons for the neck and faux suede detailing around the collar, you can wear this sweater on any occasion. With a relaxed fit, it’s always comfortable whether worn alone or over the top of a shirt or T-shirt. Plenty of warmth but without the heaviness of some wool types, this is a versatile sweater that fits into your lifestyle.
4. Aklanda Merino Zip Shawl Sweater
Another heavyweight sweater perfect for the cooler months, this 100% Australian Merino sweater has a zip neck and shawl collar, giving it great versatility for all day comfort. Zip down and worn over a shirt, its smart enough for work, while casual enough for an evening out. Zipped up, the shawl collar protects your neck from the wind and gives that wonderful merino warmth that keeps you going whatever the weather.
5. Aklanda Merino Rib Knit Crew
Taking the classic, relaxed fitting crew style and adding heavyweight 100% Australian merino knitting wool and beautiful fisherman’s rib texturing, this sweater looks as great as it feels. Perfect for cooler evenings, paired with a casual shirt it’s the ideal smart, warm and comfortable sweater to have with you wherever you go.