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Women's Merino Wool Irish Cardigan
Women's Merino Wool Irish Cardigan
(Based on 27 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters
This cozy merino wool sweater is a virtual sampler of Irish Aran knitting patterns. Each pattern symbolizes an aspect of local fishing culture: Celtic rope for Irish pride; fisherman's cable for safety on the waters; basket stitch for a plentiful catch; and diamond, the shape of a fishing net, for success. The warm wool is renowned for its extremely soft hand, providing warmth and comfort without the itch of lower-quality fibers.
Available colors: Black, Oatmeal, Red
Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$155.00
Irish Aran Belted Sweater Jacket
Irish Aran Belted Sweater Jacket
(Based on 8 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
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
Puno Shawl-collar Alpaca Sweater
Puno Shawl-collar Alpaca Sweater
(Based on 1 review)
Category: Shop By/Sale/Clothing/Women's Clothing and Accessories

Artisans knit and embroider this soft alpaca sweater with the baroque architecture of Puno, Peru, as inspiration. Puno’s nickname is the “folkloric capital of Peru” because of its many festivals, complete with indigenous costumes and lively dances. This cardigan fades from light to dark purple and has a hidden zip and round shawl collar.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$219.00
$69.99
Women's Irish Aran Merino Wool Long Cardigan
Women's Irish Aran Merino Wool Long Cardigan
(Based on 1 review)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Jackets and Vests

Stay cozy indoors or out with this thigh-length Aran knit sweater. These iconic symbols of Ireland's northern Aran Islands are well known for their intricate stitches and symbolism. In this flattering cardigan, the honeycomb stitch symbolizes the hard work of the honeybee and the rewards of an industrious life. The cable stitch stands in for the fishing rope that was so essential to livelihood on the islands. Knit from 100% merino wool, with a button front.


Available colors: Charcoal, Green, Natural
Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$159.00
$109.95
Women's New Zealand Wool Travel Hooded Cardigan
Women's New Zealand Wool Travel Hooded Cardigan
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Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters

This double-knit, 420 gram-per-square-meter Merino wool cardigan is smooth on the inside and looped on the outside for superior warmth retention and incredible comfort. It’s a perfect outer layer for autumn days, and a great middle layer under a coat. It’s also the right length to cover longer tunics and T-shirts, so you can wear a midweight jacket without inner layers peeking out. And it covers your rear view with tights or leggings, too. Semi-fit with flatlock seams, lined hood, double-slider front zipper, and zippered handwarmer pockets.


Available colors: Black, Purple
Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large
$195.00
$119.99
Women's New Zealand Wool Quarter-zip Pullover
Women's New Zealand Wool Quarter-zip Pullover
(Based on 1 review)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters

This lightweight base layer features 150 gram-per-square-meter Merino wool with 8" zippered T-neck, set-in sleeves, wide cuffs, flatlock seams, and no tag for the ultimate smooth, form-fitting, warm layer next to your skin.


Available colors: Black, Pink
Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$85.00
$32.99
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
Women's Irish Aran Turtleneck Sweater
Women's Irish Aran Turtleneck Sweater
(Based on 10 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women'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. Although the myth that you can identify island families by the stiches in their sweater—like a Scottish tartan—isn't true, every knitter does have her own special patterns, passed down through generations of mothers and grandmothers. At weekly gatherings, they continually invented intricate new stitches.


Available colors: Black, Natural, Red
Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$159.00
Navajo Wool Wrap Coat
Navajo Wool Wrap Coat
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Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters

Woven Navajo blankets and dark southwestern desert colors are the inspiration for this comfortable wool blend wrap coat. Lightweight and unlined, it’s like wrapping a favorite blanket around you, only better. Single button in the center with a self-belt.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$189.00
Kathmandu Mill Brook Sweater
Kathmandu Mill Brook Sweater
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Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters

In the early 1980s, members of the British Peace Corps helped establish a women’s craft collective in Kathmandu, Nepal, with 25 members. Today more than 800 women participate at five workshops throughout the Kathmandu Valley. At the workshops, they pick up materials, drop off finished items, and practice new patterns.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$179.00
Norwegian Kara Wool Cardigan Sweater
Norwegian Kara Wool Cardigan Sweater
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For more than 130 years, Dale of Norway has produced some of the finest wool sweaters and outerwear in the world. The classic Scandinavian pattern of this blue and white cardigan is inspired by 19th-century Norwegian designs from the villages of Tromsø and Vardø. These were the final ports of call for the Fram expedition that took famed explorer Fridtjof Nansen from Norway across the largely uncharted Kara Sea toward the North Pole.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$399.00
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
Peruvian City and Sea Cardigan Sweater
Peruvian City and Sea Cardigan Sweater
(Based on 1 review)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters

While visitors to Peru often spend time in Lima and Arequipa, fewer make the trip to the country’s sweeping Pacific beaches. This baby alpaca cardigan is inspired by city and sea alike: The pattern on the cuffs and hem is adapated from baroque cathedral decorations in Arequipa, while a red ruffle peeks out like a wave lapping at the shore. A single button secures this flyaway-style cardigan.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$149.00
$49.99
Peruvian Kantuta Cardigan Sweater
Peruvian Kantuta Cardigan Sweater
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Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters

Our lightweight boiled-wool cardigan makes a crisp addition to your wardrobe in a rich red hue that will brighten any winter day. A blend of soft baby alpaca fiber and sheep’s wool is “boiled” in a process similar to felting to create a fabric denser than a knitted sweater, making it warmer and more wind-resistant. Hand-embroidered designs inspired by the kantuta, Peru’s national flower, decorate the front. One-button clasp at the neckline.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$189.00
Danube Merino Wool Cardigan
Danube Merino Wool Cardigan
(Based on 1 review)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters

The eclectic patterns of our luxuriously soft merino cardigan are adapted from Serbian kilims, the flat tapestry-woven carpets for which regions like Pirot are famous. Made in Serbia by artisans in the town of Blace and the capital of Belgrade 150 miles north on the banks of the scenic Danube River.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$229.00
Heathered Fair Isle Cardigan
Heathered Fair Isle Cardigan
(Based on 5 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters

The multistrand style of knitting known as Fair Isle takes its name from the tiny Scottish island where it originated. The most remote inhabited island in the United Kingdom, Fair Isle is currently home to fewer than 70 people, but its traditional knitting style is known around the world. This yoked cardigan is knit in Peterhead, Scotland, on the northeast coast of the mainland, using 100% merino wool from Ireland.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$199.00
$69.99
Amazonian Flower Cardigan
Amazonian Flower Cardigan
(Based on 4 reviews)
Category: Clothing/Women's Clothing/Sweaters
This symmetrical floral pattern is inspired by garments worn by the women of the Ayoreo tribe in Bolivia's Amazon basin. Honoring their textile traditions, only the natural and dark alpaca colors in this pattern are knit—the blue highlights are hand-embroidered after the garment is shaped. Full zip front.
Available colors: Blue, Pink
Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, XXLarge
$199.00
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
Campobasso Cardigan
Campobasso Cardigan
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Campobasso, in southern Italy, began as a garrison town in the 8th century. By the 14th century it was famous for making steel blades, a reputation that continues to this day. Our soft wool blend cardigan features designs inspired by Renaissance architectural elements and the labyrinth at Campobasso’s restored Villa de Capoa, an 18th-century garden villa.


Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$279.00
Flora Roja Alpaca Cardigan
Flora Roja Alpaca Cardigan
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Combining Inca and Spanish design, Peruvian artisans hand-loom this bold black and red sweater using pure alpaca wool. Baroque Spanish florals mix with geometric Inca patterns, all embellished with hand-embroidered accents. Alpaca wool has kept people warm in the Andes for centuries with its lightweight, insulating fibers. The long, relaxed-fit cardigan has a zip front.
Available sizes: Small, Medium, Large, XLarge
$169.00
$69.99