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Aran Stitch Sweater

Irish Wool-cashmere Aran Cardigan Sweater
Irish Wool-cashmere Aran Cardigan Sweater
(Based on 5 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters

In the early 1900s, enterprising women living on the Aran Islands took the sweaters they had knit for generations of fisherman kin and started marketing them around the world. Today the classic cable stitches of Aran knitters are a worldwide symbol of Irish culture. The wool blend features just enough cashmere to make this winter-white cardigan luxuriously soft to the touch.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$199.00
$69.99
Irish Sweater Jacket
Irish Sweater Jacket
(Based on 37 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters
Aran knitting is well known for its wealth of intricate stitches and symbolism. In this flattering sweater jacket, the diamond stitch represents prosperity, and the cable stitch stands in for the fishing rope that was so essential to livelihood on the Aran Islands. Knit from 100% worsted wool in moss green, with a button closure at the neck.
Available colors: Charcoal, Garnet, Green, Oatmeal
Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$159.00
Irish Aran Trellis Turtleneck Sweater
Irish Aran Trellis Turtleneck Sweater
(Based on 1 review)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters

Made of Italian-spun wool, this gorgeous turtleneck sweater is a great way to stay warm along the craggy, fog-shrouded coastline of the Ireland’s Aran Islands—or to run errands at home on a brisk autumn afternoon. Featuring the trellis stitch, a complex Aran knitting pattern believed by some to represent a monk's dedication to God, this high-necked jumper is a striking combination of traditional Irish craftsmanship and flattering design.


Available colors: Natural, Red
Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$199.00
$129.95
Aran Sweater Coat
Aran Sweater Coat
(Based on 3 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters

Irish Aran knits are the kind of cultural craft evolution that we love. For years, women on these rugged islands at the mouth of Galway Bay knit heavy wool sweaters for their fishermen kin. They swapped patterns and developed new techniques, creating an entire knitting vocabulary that was unique to their community. In the early 20th century they began selling their sweaters, to earn some extra money during the fishing off-season. The unique designs, often in cream-colored wool, quickly became an icon of Irish style and tradition.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$279.00
Irish Asymmetrical Cardigan
Irish Asymmetrical Cardigan
(Based on 18 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters

In a contemporary twist on traditional Irish Aran knitting, our natural ivory cardigan has an asymmetrical wrap style with a single button that creates a cowl-like neck. The textured wool sweaters of the Aran Islands have become a worldwide symbol of Irish culture. The patchwork of different stitches speaks to the ingenuity of generations of knitters.


Available colors: Blue, Natural
Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$149.00
$62.99