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  1. Golden Ochre Glenross Waterfall Cardigan
    Ladies Glenross Waterfall Aran Cardigan
    Rating:
    93.611111111111% of 100
    Was $149.95 Now $119.95
  2. Ladies Double Collar Zipped Cardigan
    Ladies Double Collar Zipped Cardigan
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    95.135135135135% of 100
    $99.95
  3. Ladies Double Collar Zipped Coat
    Ladies Double Collar Aran Zipped Coat
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    92.368421052632% of 100
    Was $139.95 Now $109.95
  4. Ladies One Button Aran Cardigan
    Ladies One Button Aran Cardigan
    Rating:
    91.75% of 100
    Was $134.95 Now $119.95
  5. Mens Full Zip Aran Cardigan
    Mens Full Zip Aran Cardigan
    Rating:
    92.44094488189% of 100
    Was $129.95 Now $89.95
  6. Women's Hand Knit Aran Zipper Cardigan
    Women's Hand Knit Aran Zipper Cardigan
    Rating:
    92.857142857143% of 100
    Was $299.95 Now $159.95
  7. The Moy Cable Aran Coat
    The Moy Cable Aran Coat
    Rating:
    96.25% of 100
    $139.95
  8. Kids Merino Hooded Aran Zip Cardigan
    Kids Merino Hooded Aran Zip Cardigan
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    100% of 100
    Was $69.95 Now $53.95
  9. The Dunloe Aran Coat
    The Dunloe Aran Coat
    Rating:
    96% of 100
    Was $129.95 Now $89.95
  10. The Kenmare Aran Cardigan
    The Kenmare Aran Cardigan
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    96% of 100
    Was $129.95 Now $99.95
  11. Kids Crew Neck Aran Sweater
    Kids Crew Neck Aran Sweater
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    92.727272727273% of 100
    Was $69.95 Now $44.95
  12. Unisex Aran Zipper Cardigan
    Men's Hand Knit Aran Zipper Cardigan
    Rating:
    83.478260869565% of 100
    Was $299.95 Now $159.95
  13. The Valentia Aran Cardigan
    The Valentia Aran Cardigan
    Rating:
    94.893617021277% of 100
    Was $129.95 Now $84.95
  14. Irish Aran Batwing Jacket
    Irish Aran Batwing Jacket
    Rating:
    97.5% of 100
    $129.95
  15. Ladies merino zipper cardigan
    Ladies Merino Aran Zipper Cardigan
    Rating:
    96.25% of 100
    $129.95
  16. The Glenevin Waterfall Cardigan
    The Glenevin Waterfall Cardigan
    Rating:
    85.753424657534% of 100
    Was $139.95 Now $99.95
  17. Ladies' Sherkin Aran Sweater
    Ladies' Sherkin Aran Sweater
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    94.444444444444% of 100
    Was $109.95 Now $79.95
  18. Fisherman's Crew Neck Sweater
    Fisherman's Crew Neck Sweater
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    90% of 100
    Was $89.95 Now $64.95
  19. Women's Malin Hand Knit Aran Cardigan
    Women's Malin Hand Knit Aran Cardigan
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    100% of 100
    Was $309.95 Now $299.95
  20. Mens Lined Shetland Zipper Irish Aran Cardigan
    Mens Lined Shetland Zipper Cardigan
    Rating:
    91.486486486486% of 100
    Was $134.95 Now $99.95
  21. Ladies One Button Merino Aran Cardigan
    Ladies 3 Button Aran Cardigan
    Rating:
    83.783783783784% of 100
    Was $99.95 Now $79.95
  22. Mens Merino Wool V Neck Cream Cardigan
    Mens Merino Wool V Neck Cardigan
    Rating:
    91.5% of 100
    Was $124.95 Now $89.95
  23. Ladies Glenveagh  Cream Aran Zip Cardigan
    Ladies Glenveagh Aran Zip Cardigan
    Rating:
    93.740458015267% of 100
    Was $129.95 Now $99.95
  24. The Galtymore Aran Zip Cardigan
    The Galtymore Aran Zip Cardigan
    Rating:
    75.652173913043% of 100
    Was $129.95 Now $99.95
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Aran Sweaters (Irish Sweaters)

The iconic Irish sweater/Aran sweater takes its name from the trio of islands called Inishmore, Inishmann and Inisheer. Which is Ireland's most westerly point, just off the coast of County Galway, Ireland.

Throughout the 1930s and 40s, they gained popularity around the world and when Grace Kelly appeared in an Aran sweater on the cover of Vogue in the 1950s, this humble Irish sweater was catapulted to iconic status, cementing its reputation as an Irish design classic.

Aran Wool Sweaters - Authentic Irish Knitwear

At the Irish Store, we have scoured the country to bring you the very best of Irish knitwear including stunning women's Aran sweaters and baby Irish sweaters, as well as beautifully crafted styles for him in our gorgeous collection of Aran sweaters for men. Our extensive range of authentic Irish wool sweaters will surely keep you warm on those cold winter days.

Shop our exclusive range of Irish wool sweaters now!

Frequently Asked Questions About Aran Sweaters

What are Aran sweaters?

Every stitch on an Irish Aran sweater tells a story, rich in symbolism and island folklore. The classic Diamond stitch, one of the most popular stitches on the original hand-knit Irish sweaters, wishes the wearer wealth and success, while the much-loved honeycomb stitch is said to bring good fortune. All Aran knit sweaters usually have between four and six stitch patterns in vertical columns, with one of these patterns being in the middle of the Aran sweater.

What is the history of Aran sweaters?

Born out of necessity, they were the original fisherman sweater, giving much-needed protection from the unforgiving wild Atlantic Ocean which surrounds the Aran Islands. The first Aran sweater was made using unwashed báinín (bain meaning white in Irish) which is yarn from sheep's wool. The natural lanolin in the yarn made the sweaters waterproof. 

Are Aran Sweaters/Irish Sweaters hand knitted?

We have a beautiful selection of hand-knitted Irish Aran sweaters with each piece being handcrafted by some of the most talented knitters in Ireland.

Are Aran sweaters good quality?

All our sweaters are made with merino wool which makes our sweaters durable, breathable and soft in texture, while still keeping you warm. This wool produces the finest of sweaters which gives you the highest quality and lasts longer than synthetic fibres.

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