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  1. McConnell Barleycove Aran Sweater
    McConnell Barleycove Aran Sweater
    Was $239.95 Now $144.95
  2. The Belvedere Troyer Aran Sweater
    The Belvedere Troyer Aran Sweater
    Was $189.95 Now $134.95
  3. McConnell Mizen Aran Sweater
    McConnell Mizen Aran Sweater
    Was $239.95 Now $169.95
  4. The Gweebarra Aran Hooded Cardigan
    The Gweebarra Aran Hooded Cardigan
    $159.95
  5. Mc Connell Rossbeigh Sweater
    Mc Connell Rossbeigh Sweater
    Was $239.95 Now $119.95
  6. McConnell Shangarry Aran Sweater
    McConnell Shangarry Aran Sweater
    Was $239.95 Now $169.95
  7. McConnell Skibereen Sweater
    McConnell Skibereen Sweater
    $239.95
  8. Boys Aran Shawl Collar Button Cardigan
    Boys Aran Shawl Collar Button Cardigan
    $69.95
  9. The Mc Connell Goleen Sweater
    The Mc Connell Goleen Sweater
    Was $229.95 Now $169.95
  10. McConnell Fermoy Aran  Sweater
    McConnell Fermoy Aran Sweater
    $239.95
  11. The Mourne Crew Neck Aran Sweater
    The Mourne Crew Neck Aran Sweater
    Was $169.95 Now $134.95
  12. The Inishloe Aran Sweater
    The Inishloe Aran Sweater
    Was $239.95 Now $119.95
  13. Handknitted Merino Wool Baby Button Crew Neck Sweater
    Hand Knit Baby Aran Crew Sweater
    $79.95
  14. McConnell Shangarry Aran Sweater
    McConnell Shangarry Aran Sweater
    Was $239.95 Now $169.95
  15. Childrens Aran Lumbar Cardigan
    Childrens Aran Lumbar Cardigan
    Was $69.95 Now $48.95
  16. McConnell Ballycotton Sweater
    McConnell Ballycotton Sweater
    Was $249.95 Now $124.95
  17. Hand Knit Baby Aran Hoodie
    Hand Knit Baby Aran Hoodie
    Was $89.95 Now $69.95
  18. Check Trinity Flat Cap
    Check Trinity Flat Cap
    $64.95
  19. Green Irish Wool Trinity Flat Cap
    Green Irish Wool Trinity Flat Cap
    $64.95
  20. Ladies Irish Wool Newsboy Cap
    Ladies Irish Wool Newsboy Cap
    $64.95
  21. Kids Traditional Aran Sweater
    Kids Traditional Aran Sweater
    $59.95
  22. The Emily Tweed Bag
    The Emily Tweed Bag
    $119.95
  23. Men's Peaky Blinders Cap
    Men's Peaky Blinders Cap
    $69.95
  24. Boys Aran Sweater
    Boys Aran Sweater
    $74.95
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ARAN WOOL SWEATERS - AUTHENTIC IRISH KNITWEAR

At the Irish Store, we have scoured the country to bring you the best of Irish knitwear, including stunning women's Aran sweaters and men’s Aran sweaters. We also carry Irish Sweaters for Kids, as well as quality-crafted fisherman sweaters and donegal sweaters. 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!

ARAN SWEATERS (IRISH SWEATERS)

The iconic Irish sweater, also referred to as the Aran sweater, takes its name from the trio of islands of the same name; Inishmore, Inishmann and Inisheer, just off the coast of County Galway, Ireland.

Throughout the 1930s and 40s, they gained popularity around the world. 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. Today it remains a fashionable staple and has become an iconic knitwear style. These are popular with men and women around the world due to their unique textures. Aran sweaters have stood the test of time and will continue, so don't miss out and order yours today!

Irish Wool is renowned for its durability, warmth, and comfort, making it ideal for fall and winter fashion and weather conditions. Each sweater is expertly crafted with the finest wool yarns to ensure you get the highest quality!

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 taking prominence in the centre 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, each handcrafted by some of the most talented knitters in Ireland. You can check out our Women's Aran sweaters here or Mens Aran Sweaters here to see all of the colours and styles we offer.

Are Aran sweaters good quality?

The majority of 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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