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Aran Sweater Made in Ireland

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Men's Traditional Irish Aran Sweater
Men's Traditional Irish Aran Sweater
(Based on 8 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Men's Clothing/Sweaters
For hundreds of years, women in the rural villages of the Aran Islands off the western coast of Ireland have knit natural wool sweaters for their fisherman kin. At weekly gatherings, they examined each other's work and continually invented intricate new stitches. Each of the stitches in this generously sized, traditional Aran sweater represents a facet of fishing culture: the honeycomb stitch for hard work, the cable stitch for safety on the waters, and the basket weave as a wish for a plentiful catch. 100% merino wool. Made in Ireland.
Available colors: Natural
Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$139.00
Irish Aran Belted Sweater Jacket
Irish Aran Belted Sweater Jacket
(Based on 4 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters

For more than a century, knitters on Ireland's rugged Aran islands have been developing the intricate stitches for which their sweaters are known. This belted cardigan mixes today's style with time-honored handcrafted technique in a cable and trellis pattern.


Available colors: Grey, Natural, Red
Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$165.00
Men's Aran Shawl-collar Cardigan
Men's Aran Shawl-collar Cardigan
(Based on 23 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Men's Clothing/Sweaters

In just a century since they first appeared, the textured wool sweaters of the Aran Islands have become “as tenacious an international symbol of Ireland as the harp and shamrock,” writes fashion historian Deirdre McQuillan. It wasn’t until the home crafts movement at the end of the 19th century that Aran’s distinctive patterns became known around the world. Today, from tourist shops to fashion shows, one can find sweaters based on stitches that were invented by grandmothers and great-grandmothers only a few generations ago.


Available colors: Charcoal, Natural
Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$159.00
Irish Shawl-collar Sweater
Irish Shawl-collar Sweater
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Category: Clothing/Men's Clothing/Sweaters

Cable knit for safety in the waters. Diamonds for fishing nets. Honeycomb pattern for industriousness. Women on Ireland’s craggy Aran Islands have always knit sweaters for their fishermen kin, but in the early 20th century these enterprising crafters began selling them to travelers, and the vast vocabulary of stitches took on symbolic meanings. Our Aran-style pullover is made in Ireland of 100% merino wool and features an inviting shawl collar.


Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge
$169.00
Irish Aran Trellis Turtleneck Sweater
Irish Aran Trellis Turtleneck Sweater
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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