Best Turtleneck Sweaters Reviewed and Rated
Winter is coming! As they say. And, as “they” also say, “We must prepare ourselves.” Today, we’re helping you prepare yourselves for the chilly bite of winter, with this master review of the best turtleneck sweaters. We don’t have much time, so we better get started.
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Why Turtleneck Sweaters
Well one, they kinda look cool, no? While there was a time when turtleneck sweaters were kind of a mark of goofiness, that has been changed lately, and apparel designers have really invested some creative brainpower into making the turtleneck sweaters look cool again.
Besides, they will also keep you warm, and give extra protection to your neck, where we humans are the most vulnerable to winter’s chill. So, why turtleneck sweaters? Because they’re cool and will keep you warm, hunter. Or, just a human for whom winter is coming! Read on and enjoy our review of the best turtleneck sweaters for you.
10 Best Turtleneck Sweaters
1. ROTHCO MOCK TURTLENECK
If all we said this far hasn’t convinced you, then this will. Rothco have hit that weight sweet-spot, where the sweater is just heavy enough to fill you with self-confidence. That’s what we’re looking for Rothco, perfect.
Want to get a feel for that spec-ops vibe too? Look no further, because Rothco is the foremost supplier of military, tactical, outdoor, and survival clothing. That should tell you something.
Made entirely from cotton
Keeps the shape of collars and cuffs thanks to special, elastic material
- Special tactical style
- Heavy, durable fabric
- Will keep you warm
- Not flame resistant
2. CARHARTT MEN’S FLAME RESISTANT
Carhartt are a well-respected brand exactly because they come up with high quality products like these. Their flame resistant garments are tried and tested countless times, which makes them one of the best out there.
FastDry® and Carhartt Force®
Both trademark features of Carhartt, these offer original benefits, such as wicking away any sweat and humidity, and fighting odors.
NFPA 2112 Compliant
Carhartt Force® fights odors
FastDry® technology wicks away sweat for comfort
- Flame resistant
- Anti-sweat and anti-odors
- Durable and well made
- Comfortable and warm
- Only one color
3.MEN’S TURTLENECK SHIRT BY UTOPIA WEAR
You won’t get hot and sweaty in this, it’s guaranteed. Feel free to layer two of these one over the other if you want to feel warmer though.
This sweater will stubbornly remain the same size as the day you got it, no matter how many times you try to wash it. It’s a sweater with a size set in stone – because Utopia Wear took the time and shrunk it before they sold it to you. We approve and only wish everyone did this!
45% Polyester and 55% Cotton
Durable and soft
Fits easy and comes in US sizes
Fabric that allows skin to breathe
- Breathable yet comfortable
- Pre-shrunk so it won’t change sizes
- Very easy to clean
- Stretchy and easy fit for most people
- A bit low on the “keep you warm” factor
4. BULWARK FLAME RESISTANT TURTLENECK
While most people think they’ll need this only in the case of fire accidents, it can be quite more useful in fact. Whether you’re in contact with hot burning stoves, camp fires when out in the wilderness, or you’re just a mechanic who has to do a lot of welding and keep safe from a hailstorm of sparks, this is the perfect sweater for you.
From the quality materials, to the excellent stitching and use of FR layering, this sweater is a pleasure to wear. And it doesn’t look half that bad either!
Made in the USA (can also be Imported)
Double-layer, Fire Resistant cotton rib-knit collar
Perfectly sized to protect the neck
Fire Resistant cotton rib-knit cuff
Arc Rating ATPV 9.6 calories/cm2 (HRC2)
Arc rating ATPV 9.6 calories/sq cm
- Flame resistant
- 100% high quality cotton
- Will keep you warm
- Quality stitching
- Soft and comfortable
- A bit pricey
5. OHOO MENS SLIM FIT SOFT
If you happen to miss your size just slightly, then worry not – the blend of cotton and polyester is just elastic enough to accommodate your specific body shape.
Despite being made in Korea, Ohoo have gone one step further and offer US sizes. One thing less to worry about!
80% Cotton / 20% Polyester – Cotton Blend
Machine wash & Hand wash recommended
Elastic enough for easy fitting
Soft fabric comes in standard U.S. sizes
Made in Korea
- Cotton blend material makes for easy fit
- Elastic and thin
- US Sizes
- Won’t keep you warm much
6. NIDICUS MEN LONG SLEEVE
The combination of these two materials makes this turtleneck sweater look stylish, and keep you warm as well.
You won’t get rips and tears anytime soon – the excellent knitting, along with quality stitching and the elasticity of the acrylic will make this sweater last longer.
30% Wool + 70% Acrylic
Select high-quality Wool fabric – which is Ultra Soft, Skin-friendly, Breathable, No-ball and Moisture wicking
Ultra Soft Turtleneck
Light-weight / Slim fit design / Ribbed cuff & bottom
Hand Wash in cold water and Hung to dry
- Very well made
- Quality materials (wool and acrylic)
- Moisture wicking
- Very stylish looking
- Not the most affordable item
7. GUIDE GEAR TURTLENECK
Some people will definitely like the thick, heavier feel of this sweater. The perfect feel for those cold winter days.
Straight Cut Bottom
No cuffs and hems on the bottom of this sweater, which makes it look stylish in its own, wild way. Can be easily tucked inside your pants or trousers.
Interweaved cotton stitching
Soft and heavy
Comes in white, black, hunter green and wine
Straight cut bottom
- Extremely affordable
- Quality materials
- Comfortable, heavy feel
- Some people won’t like the straight cut design
8. H2H MENS SLIM FIT BASIC RIBBED
This turtleneck sweater will keep you warm thanks to its clever design. Don’t let the thin look fool you.
The slim fit design will be a joy to many, but it can also be a turn off for some. To each their own, but this is definitely a very stylish piece of clothing.
80% COTTON / 20% POLYESTER
Mens Slim Fit Basic Designed Turtleneck Pullover Sweaters
Slim fit, long sleeve, basic designed and solid colors, ribbed cotton fabric, lightweight thermal pullover sweaters
Hand wash recommended
- Slim fit
- Thermal design
- Plenty of colors to choose from
- Asian sizes
9. BCPOLO MEN’S TURTLENECK SHIRT
This sweater is tailored with extra care to make it more durable. The double-needle stitching on the bottom hem and sleeves will make this nice sweater last longer.
Thin and Soft
Made of cotton, this sweater will maybe not keep you too warm, but it’s comfortable and thin enough to be worn under other items of clothing. Ideal for cool weather.
Material: 100% Cotton
Style: Turtleneck, half Turtleneck
Size: XS, S, M, L, XL
Hand washing and machine washable
Imported: South Korea
- Well made
- Comfortable material
- Can be worn under other clothes
- Can shrink after washing
- Asian standard sizes
10. RED KAP LONG SLEEVE
As the word tells you, this item is not actually intended to be “true” to what a genuine “turtleneck sweater” might be. But this is not necessarily a bad thing – if you’re looking for a thinner, lighter blouse that looks like a turtleneck sweater, this is the right thing for you.
7.0 oz. 100% Premium Jersey Cotton
SPANDEX Reinforced Collar and Cuffs
- Well made
- Pleasant to wear
- Not exactly a sweater
- Won’t keep you very warm
So, that was some fun time at the catwalk. Just kidding! At any rate, let’s recap the most important things about turtleneck sweaters. Besides looking badass, you have to make sure they fit your needs. Do you want something more casual, that you could wear out in town or the shooting range, at home, and also take with you out in the wilderness sometimes? Then you have plenty to choose from. Maybe you want to layer several items of clothing beneath your jacket for those long, freezing cold hunting expeditions, or need to do some hiking in winter? Plenty to choose from as well. Or maybe you want that extra thick and durable, flame resistant sweater that will become your “good old friend” for years to come? We got you covered.