So how are we all doing with those festive gift lists? If you’re still stuck for gift ideas then worry not! There’s still time to order the very finest Aran knitwear from Ireland in time for the big day. Here at The Irish Store we have a gorgeous selection of Aran sweaters and I have chosen my top 10 for your perusal. There’s something here for all the family so let’s begin.
Lulu’s Top 10 Aran Knitwear Gifts
1. The Newgrange Aran Cardigan
What I love about this gorgeous Aran cardigan is that it perfectly blends age old Aran craft with a fresh modern design. The line is slightly flared and very flattering while the crafted wooden buttons add a stylish finishing touch. The traditional Aran stitch patterns beautifully combine classic cable and zig zag stitches. Finally, there’s the super soft merino yarn in a choice of classic cream or a soft sage green.
2. The Inishmaan Aran Sweater
Next up is a gorgeous Irish gift for him. The Inishmaan Aran sweater is also an exclusive from The Irish Store so you won’t find one quite like this anywhere else! It forms part of our exclusive Inishmore Collection of Aran knitwear. It takes it’s name from the second largest of the Aran Islands and showcases the finest Aran craftsmanship. The 3 button fastening and smart stand up collar give a modern twist. The perfect gift for Dad this holiday season!
3. The Skellig Aran Dress
Staying with our exclusive Inishmore Collection, we are so proud to present the Skellig Aran Dress. This is a gift for her that’s sure to wow this year. The sweater dress in right on trend and here it’s given an unmistakable Irish twist with the finest Aran stitch patterns. The cuffs and hem feature a beautifully detailed crochet trim and the yarn is luxuriously soft merino. Choose classic cream or stylish charcoal (pictured).
4. Traditional Aran Sweater
The Aran sweater…classic, timeless, iconic. Our traditional Aran sweater needs no introduction with it’s classic crew neck and beautifully crafted stitch patterns of honeycomb and cable. The yarn is beautifully soft merino and there’s no less than 8 beautiful colors to choose from. Best of all we have versions for both him and her.
5. Kids Crew Neck Aran Sweater
This one’s for the little ones and it’s a real winner. Why not treat the kids on your list to their very first Aran sweater this festive season? We have a range of sizes from tiny tots to pre-teens and the unisex design looks great on both boys and girls. It comes in classic cream merino wool and the craftsmanship is exquisite. The perfect gift from Ireland.
6. Men’s Aran Shawl Collar Cardigan
Give him a stylish winter look with this gorgeous Aran cardigan. You can see why this is one of our best-selling Aran knitwear gifts for him. First, there’s the beautifully soft merino wool. Then there’s the exquisite Aran stitch patterns of diamond and honeycomb. Next there’s the smart shawl collar and traditional Aran football buttons. Finally there’s choice of 4 irresistible colors. Need I say more?
7. Ladies Aran Boyfriend Cardigan
The boyfriend cardigan is a style classic and our best selling version has been given the Irish treatment. With it’s stunning Aran design, this is gift that for her to be enjoyed for many seasons to come. Expertly crafted basket and cable stitches sit side by side. With it’s generous oversized and cozy front pockets, it looks great when teamed with jeans for a classic casual look. So why not treat that special someone to an extra special gift this Christmas.
8. Men’s Sherkin Aran Sweater
Time for another exclusive from The Irish Store! This classic crew neck Aran sweater is another of one of our stunning pieces from The Inishmore Collection. It takes its name from Sherkin Island off the West Cork coast and it’s is sure to keep him snug and stylish on chilly winter days. The yarn is beautifully soft and there’s a choice of navy, cream or charcoal. Give him the gift of his new favorite sweater, exclusively designed by The Irish Store!
9. Hooded Aran Zipper Coat
Snow may fall but no matter what the weather she’ll be warm, toasty and stylish too in this gorgeous Aran cardigan for her! The Aran stitch design is exquisite and the cozy hood and 2 side pockets give added warmth. There’s 5 gorgeous colors to choose from and the trinity knot zip pull gives a final Celtic flourish.
10. The Causeway Aran Cardigan
Last but not least it’s our Causeway Aran cardigan. Worsted pure wool is the yarn in this gorgeous Aran zipper jacket. Worsted wool has a closer texture giving a fine smooth finish to the yarn and an undeniable luxurious feel. The Aran stitches may be age old but the look is decidedly modern with a neat ribbed collar and soft leather zip pull.
Hopefully I’ve been able to help with getting that Christmas list a little shorter. That’s the last of the gift guides for this year but keep on shopping below. There’s still time to get all your favorite Irish gifts delivered in time for the 25th!
Slán go fóill!