We can’t deny the urge to cast on every trendy sweater from the “Hot Right Now” Ravelry feed, but sometimes our wardrobe craves a classic wardrobe staple. The perfect go-to pullover – one that goes with any outfit and is relevant year after year – is hard to find, but four strong contenders have recently emerged. Grab a trusty yarn in a timeless colorway and cast on one of these sweet and simple sweaters, because it just may become your new, favorite  go-to.

Dune and Foresta by eri

Customize this relaxed-fit pullover – choosing from either a sleeveless or long-sleeved version – to make it one you will always want to wear.. Knit from the top down, this sweater features a column of delicate cables and lace on each sleeve and a shallow v-neck. Classic and modern, choose a solid color of fingering weight yarn to knit one of the three sizes offered in the pattern.

Sundaze by Nadia Crétin-Léchenne

Bold, yet simple lace stripes elevate this simple pullover, which transitions well from Summer to Fall.  “Vents” on either side of the sweater’s waistband gives Sandpiper a more relaxed fit and add to its versatility. Pair this sweater with jeans, shorts, or even a skirt. Use 1255 – 2540 yards of fingering weight yarn (in a tonal or light variegated colorway) to knit this sweater, which is available in 10 different size options.

Sandpiper by Amy Miller

Simple, lace stripes are the hero of this understated sweater that transitions well from Summer to Fall. Adding “vents” to either size of the sweater’s waistband gives Sandpiper a more relaxed fit to pair with shorts or skirt. Use 1255 – 2540 yards of fingering weight yarn (in a tonal or light variegated colorway) to knit this sweater, which is available in 10 different size options.

One Sweater by Becky Baker

This classic pullover lets color play the hero. Choose a bright color to jazz up a pair of jeans or choose a neutral to go with everything. Knit with worsted weight yarn and from the top-down, this sweater is gender and size inclusive as it is available in 13 size options ranging from child to size 56″ adult.