Anyone who has spent time in the Midwest or East Coast this winter learned firsthand that the windchill truly has no chill. While there are a plethora of ways to go about coping with low temperatures, like treating yourself to a warm bath or escaping, there are some material fixes you can try if you plan on sticking it out. Namely, cozy knits and warm textiles for your home and wardrobe that’ll help you brave the chill in style.
Think of these purchases as going a step beyond your typical cozy sweater and throw blanket. We like to think of it as a lifestyle change; it’s possible to stay bundled up without sacrificing style, and these 14 picks prove it. Whether you are looking for immediate gratification or are willing to splash out on investment pieces, we’ve got you covered.
For When You Need a Quick Fix
Dress it up for work with a cute light-wash vintage jean or rock it with your thickest pair of sweats for a date with your sofa. Berlin-based brand Maiami is all about handmade luxury, and the attention to detail in this gradient knit sets it well above your average chunky sweater.
Always find yourself getting a little too hot when decked out in fuzzy socks or slippers? These slides are a great compromise. Elevate your slipper game with a splash of color; you’ll get tons of wear out of these come spring too.
Pink and red make for a tricky color combo to master. Tackle the trend head-on with this adorable mini footstool.
Technically, this wall decal is not made of knitted fabric. But the woven pattern adds warmth and dimension to any blank wall, making it a great textural alternative to traditional artwork.
This peak-hygge piece deserves to be in the Guinness Book of World Records as the coziest blanket. Toss it over the bottom corner of your bed for a welcome bit of textural contrast. Not sold on the vibrant hue? You can custom-order the item in a number of colorways.
Use this knit rope basket in your living room to hold various unsightly items like your remote controls, computer cords, and anything else on your coffee table. The ombre neon is a trendy—if unexpected—touch.
MINNA’s line of minimalist knit pillows are works of art. But what we’re really swooning over is that they are handmade by a women’s cooperative in Uruguay.
For When You Need the Real Deal
Maybe your living space is in need of a major hygge overhaul—a large colorful carpet will do the trick and instantly warm up your floors. The colors incorporated into this woven leather rug resemble the dusty pinks and golden ambers of a desert sunset, projecting a warm vibe we’d like to experience at all times.
For daring decorators only. This sofa doubles as art—it makes a fabulous standout piece for any living room but doesn’t skimp on comfort. You’ll feel like you’re in the chicest foam pit ever.
There’s no time like the present to reupholster the furniture you just can’t seem to part with. This cornflower blue is ideal for your family room sofa; sometimes, a new fabric is all it takes to breathe new life into a space and give an old favorite a modern makeover.
For the art-loving fiend. This investment piece would make for a fabulous conversation-starter. If you’ve got space to spare, make a statement by using it to replace the bench or seating in your living room.
If you’re looking for a bigger way to bring texture home, this neutral woven pattern is a timeless print that’ll look great on any tired old armchair.
On the more colorful end of the upholstery spectrum, this jacquard fabric brings just a hint of opulence.
This chunky knitted rug is extremely versatile. Buy a bunch for the largest area rug of your dream or buy a smaller amount to create the most adorable indoor door mat
This story originally appeared in the Winter 2018 issue of Domino, titled “Nothing But Knit.” Subscribe to be the first to receive each issue!
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