How to Wear Elbow Patch Sweater for Women

best elbow patch sweater outfit ideas

In other blog posts I wrote earlier, I have talked how little details can make a world of difference in the case of items like the peplum skirt, the embroidered jacket, the ruffle dress and many more. Today, I am going to talk about another item that also has some magical details, namely the elbow patch sweater. The elbow patches simply adds that little extra stylish touch to the sweater. To better show you how to style it, I have collected some very nice elbow patch sweater outfit ideas for you. Let’s jump right in.

Grey Elbow Patch Crew Neck Sweater

grey elbow patch crew neck sweater

Let’s look at a really casual and cozy outfit to start off the list. The sweater here is a grey knit crew neck sweater that comes with green elbow patches and it simply looks cozy and refreshing. To build a simple and beautiful outfit around it, you can simply pair it with blue skinny jeans and a pair of camel combat boots.

Olive Green Elbow Patch Sweater with White Button Up Shirt


For a more elegant look that you can wear to the office, here is an outfit that is easy to pull off and that you should consider. To achieve this look, wear a white button up shirt with a olive green elbow patch fitted sweater. Let the collar and the end of the shirt peek out. Pair them with black and grey plaid pencil skirt and black suede ankle strap heels to complete the look.

Light Grey Elbow Patch Sweater with Quilted Vest

light grey elbow patch sweater quilted vest

For a cool layered look, you can wear a light grey sweater with green patches and pair it a quilted puffer vest. For the bottom, you can simply wear black skinny jeans and white sneakers to complete the outfit in a casual and simple way.

Sky Blue Knit Sweater with Black Elbow Patches

sky blue knit sweater with black elbow patches

Here is a very casual look that also looks refreshing thanks to the knit sweater in sky blue color. The sweater also comes with the small nifty details in the black elbow patches. You can simply pair the sweater with black jeans, black ankle boots and a black baseball cap to add a stylish touch to the outfit.

White and Black Horizontal Striped Knit Sweater with Jeans

white and black horizontal striped knit sweater jeans

The beautiful white knit sweater with horizontal black stripes looks so nice and cozy with or without the brown elbow patches. But it certainly is more playful and eye catching with the elbow patches. You can simply pair it with blue jeans and white sneakers to complete this refreshing look.

Grey Long Sweater with Burgundy Scarf

grey long sweater burgundy scarf

When you pair a long and slim fit sweater with leggings, you usually can achieve a slim and tall look. As an example, you can wear this grey long elbow patch sweater with black leggings and black wide calf knee length boots to look lean. Wear a burgundy scarf to add a feminine touch to the outfit. By the way, if you are interesting in seeing more outfit ideas of similar boots, you can check out our blog post on how to style wide calf boots.

White One Shoulder Cable Knit Elbow Patch Sweater

white one shoulder cable knit elbow patch sweater

The one shoulder cutting looks especially sexy in a chunky cable knit sweater. This white one-shoulder elbow patch sweater is a great example of that. You can build a low-key sexy, casual and ladylike outfit around it by wearing black skinny jeans and black leather ankle boots.

Green Semi-Sheer Knit Sweater with Black Jeans

green semi sheer knit sweater black jeans

A way to look casual and breezy is to wear a long white t shirt with a semi-sheer relaxed-fit knit sweater like this green patch elbow one. You can simply pair it with black skinny jeans. For the shoes, you can add some extra style to the outfit by wearing a pair of black over the knee suede boots.

White Elbow Patch Sweater with Navy Chinos

white elbow patch sweater with navy chinos

For a minimal look, you can simply wear a relaxed-fit white sweater that comes with green elbow patches. Wear it with a pair of cropped navy straight leg chinos. Wear a narrow brown leather belt to create just a little bit of separation between the upper body and the lower one. Finally, wear white sneakers to complete the outfit casually.

White High Low Elbow Patch Sweater with Leggings

white high low elbow patch sweater leggings

Here is a very causal and refreshing look. You can achieve that by wearing a white high low sweater that has shiny silver elbow patches. Pair the top with black leggings and black open toe heels to complete this simple yet beautiful look.

Navy and White Polka Dot Elbow Patch Sweater Dress

navy and white polka dot elbow patch sweater dress

This is not exactly a sweater. It is a beautiful sweater dress and I think you will be interested in seeing this on this list as well. In details, this is a navy and white polka dot sweater dress that comes with green elbow patches. You can simply pair it with brown leather ankle boots to look beautiful and stylish.

Grey Ribbed Shoulder and Elbow Patch Knit Sweater

grey ribbed shoulder and elbow patch knit sweater

Here is a stylish grey ribbed knit sweater that not only has the elbow patches, but also the shoulder patches. To style this unique sweater, you can pair it with a black and white plaid boyfriend shirt, black skinny jeans and a pair of black and white canvas sneakers.

White Sweater with Red Plaid Boyfriend Shirt

white sweater red plaid boyfriend shirt

For a casual outfit that you can wear to work on casual Fridays, you can wear a red and white plaid boyfriend shirt and layer a white elbow patch sweater on top of it. You can simply complete the outfit with black skinny jeans and black ballet flats to look simple and smart.

Grey V Neck Elbow Patch Sweater

grey v neck elbow patch sweater

Here is a really casual way to dress. To achieve that, you can simply wear an oversized grey v neck sweater with black elbow patches. Pair it with dark blue skinny jeans and white sneakers.

Green Elbow Patch Knee Length Sweater Dress

green elbow patch knee length sweater dress

For those of you who are looking for a really feminine outfit, here is one that you shoulder consider. You can wear a green form fitting elbow patch sweater dress. Pair it with a brown leather jacket and a pair of brown leather knee high boots to look both stylish and ladylike.

Here are the elbow patch sweater outfit ideas that are simple and great looking. The elbow patch sweater is basically just a sweater that comes with that little extra detail, so these outfit ideas are actually very easy to pull off. Try them and have fun styling.