Cozy knits. Words that bring comfort to the soul. Slouchy, cocoon-like, oversized, super-thick, softly cropped or perhaps bearing the feel of second skin, they can take any shape just as long as they carry the snug factor. For fall / winter 2015 these everyday silhouettes should be right at the top of your wishlist.

And instead of obsessing over quantity, try focusing on quality for once because nothing really beats a long-lasting classic investment piece. Cashmere to wool, we’ve got just the brands for you to check out.

Blending luxury into well-being, focusing on hand-made statements or one-of-a-kind designs, here are 11 knitwear labels you need to know this fall / winter.

Discover the complete round-up, after the break.

Romy & Ray.

Innovative, comfortable, perfect for every occasion. Romy & Ray’s enlightened experts in knitwear offer the simplicity and sophistication of French style to women everywhere, the Parisian label focusing on high-quality knits, sourcing the finest quality yarns. And the silhouettes are totally lustworthy and right on-trend:

Visit romy-and-ray.com.

best knitwear labels

Roboty Reczne.

If you’re a wool nerd and a knit lover, chances are you’ve already heard of Roboty Reczne’s handcrafted knitwear. If not, you’re in the luck because there’s no way you won’t fall for the label’s signature knitted delights of soft wool and snug mohair. Plus, their lookbooks are about as beautiful as they get:

Visit robotyreczne.com.

best knitwear labels

Genevieve Sweeney.

Genevieve Sweeney creates no ordinary knitwear.” Using unique yarns and innovative colour blends, the brand fuses contemporary design with traditional techniques that result in a luxurious, high quality finish. Set to prove that knitwear is more than a jumper, the label showcases the artisan skill and quality of the knitwear industry in the UK:

Visit www.genevievesweeney.com.

best knitwear labels

Kim Haller.

Showing a distinct eye for style and a mastery of yarns and stitches, Kim Haller’s take on knitwear is both exciting and evocative. By juxtaposing unusual yarns, textures, and patterns, her work reveals an exquisite combination of elegance and luxury, femininity and force. And her eponymous label is a must-know: 

Visit www.kimhaller.com.

best knitwear labels

For Love & Lemons Knitz.

There’s a sense of effortlessness to the way For Love & Lemons manages to convey both the modern and the timeless, the dreamy and the sexy in every one of their collections, Knitz being no different from the rest. Casual, cool, enticing, their woolly silhouettes are matched to equally mesmerizing imagery:

Visit shop.forloveandlemons.com.

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&Daughter.

&Daughter is… Made in the borders of Scotland and the west coast of Ireland. The understanding that something expertly made can last a lifetime. Heritage, not for nostalgia’s sake, but for the sake of knowledge & skill and the timelessness of great design. Effortless knits made brilliantly well.” Their words say it all:

Visit www.and-daughter.com.

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Queene & Belle.

With each collection piece an heirloom treasure, an original mix of exquisite intarsia, signature hand stitching, buttons and hand beaded motifs, Queene and Belle is the epitome of understated luxury. The brand is adored for its unrivalled attention to detail, luxurious yarns, contemporary shapes and eclectic cool styling:

Visit www.queeneandbelle.com.

best knitwear labels

Ryan Roche.

Built on the perfect shade of pink, Ryan Roche‘s business focuses on sourcing sustainability. A trademark hue, entire collections of romantic knitwear creations, a green approach to design and an enduring sensibility, all qualities melting the organic into the luxurious:

Visit ryan-roche.com.

best knitwear labels

Maiami.

Maiami, the Berlin-based label, provokes a return to natural, bringing handmade products with a soft feel back under the spotlight.

Their collection of traditionally handknitted sweaters, cardigans and accessories interlinking nature and urbanism is intended for individuals with a sense for beautiful objects:

Visit www.maiami.de.

best knitwear labels

Alba Knitwear.

Using the hand-knitting techniques taught by their grandmothers in their childhood, Alba seeks to generate a product adaptable to women of modern times.” Cozy, modern but anchored in tradition, the Alba Knitwear designs show the world the value of natural weaving and handcraft techniques:

Visit www.alba.uy.

best knitwear labels

TSE Cashmere.

Founded in 1989, TSE (pronounced “say”) may need no introduction, the label’s intention of redefining the use of cashmere leading to a new type of easy, non-traditional idea of luxury.

Appreciated for its attention to detail and high quality standards, the brand’s latest collaboration translates Claudia Schiffer’s “vision of effortless clothes for casual chic living into a reality.”

Visit www.tsecashmere.com.

best knitwear labels

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