10 Knitwear & Cardigan Styles to Wear with a Saree

Knitwear has the power to reinvent your ensembles. We look at various knitwear styles for you to choose from to pair with a saree.

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Replace your blouse with this cardigan

Cardigans and knitwear are exceptional pieces of clothing that are worn extensively with an array of styles like jeans, dresses and more.

Yet, what many are unaware of is that knitwear looks gorgeous when worn with sarees.

The comfort of a cardigan is unprecedented, however, it is seemingly overlooked concerning ethnic wear.

Whilst knitwear can be an additional item to wear to keep out the chill with a saree, it does have the aesthetic power to revamp a simple saree into a chic ensemble.

It can be teamed with a stunning saree to further elevate your look.

DESIblitz explores ten cardigan and knitwear options to choose from to create a match with sarees you will utterly adore.

Sungilet Cardigan

10 Cardigan Styles to Wear with a Saree - sungilet

This stunning oversized sungilet cardigan is made from a rich cotton and wool blend.

The oversized silhouette is great for those who prefer a relaxed fit while the batwing sleeves enhance its appeal.

The single button fastening allows you to drape your pallu over the front of the cardigan.

This honeycomb style will look great teamed with a colourful banarsi saree and juttis.

Cashmere Style

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A cashmere cardigan is a must-have in everyone’s wardrobe but what everyone is unaware of is that it looks stunning paired with a saree.

Cashmere knitwear features the softness of cotton with the texture of cashmere.

This grey boxy silhouette provides a relaxed fit which is perfect for everyday wear on a casual saree.

It can be worn buttoned up or alternatively, you can leave the buttons undone. Go for whichever suits your style.

Waterfall Cardigan

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Upgrade your knitwear collection with this striking waterfall front cardigan.

It can be draped to cascade down your saree or you can add a brooch for a wrap effect.

This style is made from a combination of viscose, wool and a touch of cashmere for that ultra-soft blend.

The longline beige cardigan will perfectly complement a black or navy blue saree.

Sheer Panels

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Unfortunately, many of us suffer from cardigans that eventually lose shape wash after wash but this beautiful Karen Millen knitwear retains its shape.

Crafted from the finest mix of viscose and polyester this cardigan will stay true to its shape.

This stunning piece features grid stitching and mesh panels down the sleeves and around the neck.

This versatile style will look perfect with any saree of your choice.

Lace Look

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Get the lace look with this kimono-style floral design cardigan. The short sleeve design makes it perfect for the summertime.

The sheer design will also allow your beautiful saree to shine through so do not worry about it being covered up.

Team this cardigan with a vibrant saree for the ultimate chic look.

Longline Knitwear

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Ooze confidence and elegance in this gorgeous velvety soft virgin wool style.

Combined with cashmere and yak fibres this knitwear is the ultimate vision of beauty.

The relaxed open-front featuring a shawl-like collar enhances the sartorial appeal of the cardigan.

This cardigan can be paired with a striking saree during the colder months for the perfect wintertime chic.

Crochet Twist

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Add texture into your knitwear collection with this gorgeous cropped style complete with large buttons for that stylish look.

The beauty of this style lies in the crochet twist detailing throughout the piece.

This cardigan will look perfect with pastel-coloured sarees.

Go Green

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Revamp your saree with this short green cardigan. The plunging v-shaped neckline with collars adds a sexy appeal to the look.

Featuring pleats at the hem and sleeves further enhances the beauty of the cardigan.

Replace your blouse with this cardigan and pair it with a black saree.

Asymmetric Style

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Reinvent your knitwear compilation with this asymmetric knitwear by Crea Concept.

The stunning asymmetric button front is the unique selling point of this knitwear and is a great option for those who love to experiment.

The long sleeves and ribbed trim drop hem make it ideal for everyday wear. Pair this block-coloured cardigan with a vibrant orange saree for a bold and sassy look.

Belted Cardigan

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This lovely grey belted cardigan is simple yet stunning. The open front allows it to cascade down the sides of your saree.

The belt detailing can be used to cinch your waist adding structure to your overall ensemble.

Team this style with a dusty pink saree and heels for a perfect occasion look.

The array of knitwear styles can be utilised to suit your style no matter the occasion.

Pair a saree of your choice with a beautiful cardigan and instantly elevate your silhouette.

Ayesha is an English graduate with an aesthetic eye. Her fascination lies in sports, fashion and beauty. Also, she does not shy away from controversial subjects. Her motto is: “no two days are the same, that is what makes life worth living.”