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Irish Sweaters for Men

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Men's Irish Sweater Vest
Men's Irish Sweater Vest
(Based on 6 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Men's Clothing/Sweaters

Since the 1900s, women on the Aran Islands off the western coast of Ireland have knit wool sweaters for their fisherman kin. Every knitter has her own special patterns, passed down through generations. This charcoal vest is a traditional layering piece, featuring classic cable stitches and resin buttons.


Available colors: Charcoal, Natural
Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$99.00
Men's Irish Donegal Tweed Sweater
Men's Irish Donegal Tweed Sweater
(Based on 9 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Men's Clothing/Sweaters
Ireland's northernmost county is a land of peat bogs, sandy beaches, and windswept cliffs. In the shadow of the Blue Stack Mountains, the town of Donegal has been renowned for its handwoven wool sweaters for generations. Woven from wool that is flecked with the colors of Irish earth and sky, this comfortable sweater is hand-knit in blocks of tan and peat, charcoal and heather. Lightweight and insulating, wool is one of the most travel-friendly natural fabrics available and shrugs off Donegal's morning mist with ease. Hand-knit in Ireland.
Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge
$249.00
$76.99
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
Aran and Donegal Shawl Collar Sweater
Aran and Donegal Shawl Collar Sweater
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Our cozy wool sweater combines travel-friendly details with Irish cultural heritage. Wool is lightweight and naturally water-resistant, and a touch of added cashmere makes this sweater supremely soft. The cable stitches are drawn from the rich textile vocabulary of the Aran Islands, and the heathered blue and gray wool is flecked with color in the style of traditional Donegal tweed.


Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge
$189.00
$111.99
Galway Bay Fisherman's Sweater
Galway Bay Fisherman's Sweater
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At the mouth of Galway Bay in western Ireland lie the three small islands that make up the Arans, Inishmore, Inishmaan, and Inishneer. The ocean pummels the islands’ sheer cliffs, creating a landscape that Aran knitwear historian Alice Starmore calls “not surreal but simply magical.” It’s in this remote region that the stitches of classic Aran sweaters were invented and evolved.


Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge
$159.00
$109.95
Donegal Walking Sweater
Donegal Walking Sweater
(Based on 3 reviews)
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In the shadow of Ireland’s Blue Stack Mountains, the town of Donegal has been renowned for its handwoven wool for generations. This cozy moss-stitch sweater is knit in Dublin, using Donegal wool with its signature flecks of color and a touch of cashmere for exceptional softness. Lightweight and insulating, wool is one of the most travel-friendly natural fabrics available and shrugs off Ireland’s morning mist with ease.


Available colors: Moss, Oatmeal
Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge
$189.00
$76.99
Irish Wool Military Cardigan
Irish Wool Military Cardigan
(Based on 9 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Men's Clothing/Sweaters
This hearty forest green cardigan takes its inspiration from military-style Irish sweaters, often worn by volunteers who fought with the British in WWII. Although Ireland was neutral and relations with Britain were strained, thousands of men and women chose to join the Allied cause as members of the British Royal Army and Merchant Navy, or by working in British factories. Our contemporary version uses rich leather to enhance frequent wear points, ensuring years of rugged outdoor wear. Leather shoulders help keep expedition gear and luggage straps from slipping off. Front slash pockets add functionality and make this sweater an alternative to a jacket on milder winter days. Pure Irish wool, knit in Ireland.
Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge
$199.00
$59.99
Men's Irish Aran Turtleneck Sweater
Men's Irish Aran Turtleneck Sweater
(Based on 21 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Men's Clothing/Sweaters

The complex stitches of fishermen’s sweaters in Ireland’s Aran Islands have become a worldwide symbol of Irish culture. The stitches have come to represent auspicious wishes and elements of island life. The honeycomb stitch in this navy blue turtleneck represents the rewards of hard work, while the diamond stands for fishing nets, the key to success on the harsh North Atlantic.


Available colors: Charcoal, Natural, Navy
Available sizes: Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$149.00
Men's Traditional Irish Aran Sweater
Men's Traditional Irish Aran Sweater
(Based on 8 reviews)
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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 Shawl-collar Sweater
Irish Shawl-collar Sweater
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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
Charcoal Irish Celtic Wool Pullover
Charcoal Irish Celtic Wool Pullover
(Based on 3 reviews)
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Croagh Patrick, where Ireland's patron saint spent 40 days fasting, is the country's most famous pilgrimage site. On "Reek Sunday," the final Sunday in July, tens of thousands of pilgrims climb its 2,500-foot peak. Nestled at Croagh Patrick's feet is the picturesque town of Westport, with majestic mountains on one side and the wild Atlantic on the other. It is here that our worsted wool pullover is made. Its thick-knit collar is inviting on cold days, and the three-quarter buttoned neck allows for easy layering. The Celtic knot design is inspired by the 8th-century Book of Kells.


Available sizes: Large, Medium, XLarge, XXLarge
$159.00