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Knit the ‘Folklore’ Look: Taylor Swift Inspired Cable Aran Knits

Knit the ‘Folklore’ Look: Taylor Swift Inspired Cable Aran Knits
By Vanessa 2 years ago

Last week Taylor Swift announced the surprise release of her eighth studio album, Folklore, and it’s not just the music that fans are talking about! The style she chose for her Folklore photoshoot includes a stylish Aran sweater for the album cover and a cream cable knit cardigan for the song ‘Cardigan’ on the album, which has got everyone excited about the next big trend in knits! Why not knit your own Taylor Swift inspired ‘Folklore’ look? We have put together some Taylor-inspired patterns from cable knitted cardigans to Aran sweaters with some accessories to match.

Taylor Swift Folklore Cardigan

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Aran Sweaters:

Our first pattern is an Aran sweater with the option of patterned or plain sleeves knitted in Stylecraft Life Aran. This cosy design has an incredible resemblance to Taylor’s own sweater in ‘Folklore’.

Stylecraft Life Aran Sweater

Perfect for matching sweaters for yourself and a loved one, this pattern has two variations on this unisex sweater knitted in Hayfield Bonus Aran.

Unisex Hayfield Bonus Aran Sweaters

This design features a Round Neck Sweater and Cowl Neck Sweater knitted using Bonus Aran Tweed with colourful shades available.

Ladies Sweater in Hayfield Bonus Aran Tweed

Featuring a Sweater, Cardigan and Headband knitted in Fashion Aran, these patterns are perfect to pair with jeans.

Sweater, Cardigan and Headband in King Cole Fashion Aran

This beautiful knitted sweater in Special Aran in the shade graphite is an ideal trendy pattern to compliment any look and is perfect to wear for a long nature walk.

Sweater in Stylecraft Special Aran

These patterns have ‘folklore’ written all over them with their loose-fitting sleeves. The Crew Neck and Bardot Neck Sweaters are knitted using Stylecraft Monet and Jeanie.

Sweater in Stylecraft Monet

Sweater in Stylecraft Jeanie Denim Look


With the release of the song ‘Cardigan’ on the new album, Taylor has released her own Folklore cardigan. Knit your own inspired cardigan with hat and mittens in Special Aran with Wool, to match!

“And when I felt like I was an old cardigan, under someone’s bed. You put me on and said I was your favourite…” (Cardigan, Taylor Swift).

Cardigan, Hat and Mitts in Stylecraft Special Aran With Wool

Available to knit in bold shades, these V Neck and Collared Cardigans are perfect for wrapping up warm on those chilly days. The patterns use King Cole Chunky Tweed.

Cardigans in King Cole Chunky Tweed

This knitting pattern features two variations on this cabled cardigan knitted in Bonus Aran Tweed, an option with and without a collar.

Cardigans in Hayfield Bonus Aran Tweed

This deep V-neck collar cardigan is a lovely plain stocking stitch knit with rib detailing around the neck and pockets.

Vintage A Line Cardigan Knitting Pattern

Browse our full collection of cardigan patterns here and sweater patterns here.

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