How to DIY Unique Sweater Nails

Loved by Verdie
by Loved by Verdie
3 Materials
20 Minutes

In this tutorial, I’ll show you a technique for creating a nail design that looks a lot like a cozy sweater. This monochrome nail art can be done in any color you like, and is quick and easy to accomplish.

I am demonstrating this sweater nails design on false nails, but, of course, you can do it on natural nails too.

So, grab your favorite nail color, put on a cozy sweater, and let’s begin coordinating the two!

Tools and materials:

  • 1 set of false nails (optional)
  • Nail polish in your favorite color
  • Nail dotting tool
Applying base coat

1. Base coat

Apply one coat of your favorite nail polish to your natural or false nails.

Adding dots

2. Add dots

Use a nail dotting tool to place dots of nail polish, in the same color as your fist coat, near the top of your nail.

Adding sweater texture

3. Add sweater texture 

Make two more, slightly larger dots, below the first set, and pull the dot polish down to connect those two dots with a diagonal line below them.

Adding sweater texture

Make the lines a little thicker so the dot and line pattern begins to look like a heart shape.

Adding sweater texture

Continue that pattern of two dots, followed by the heart shape, all the way down to the base of your nail, ending with two small dots. 

I got five repetitions of the pattern on my very long false nails.

DIY sweater nails

Repeat the sweater nails technique on however many nails you want in your set. 

DIY sweater nails

It really does look like a sweater pattern! I love this simple nail design.

Leave a comment to let me know if you tried this, and how you liked it.

For more nail content, check out my post on How to DIY a Sexy Nude and Black Nail Design.

Suggested materials:
  • 1 set of false nails (optional)
  • Nail polish in your favorite color
  • Nail dotting tool

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