Irish Aran Knitwear

Irish Aran Knitwear

In Western Ireland, right off the coast of Galway is a place where prehistoric Celtic remains lie.  A place where antiques and beauty have come from a long line of ancient Irish folklore. This is the Aran Islands. 

Here is where the Aran Sweater developed it’s historic symbol across hundreds of clans.  Each pattern having a significant meaning and passed down through generations

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The intricate and unique designs of the Aran Sweater were inspired by the celts, whose design influence and ancient relics are still very much a part of today’s Aran landscape.

The intricate and unique designs of the Aran Sweater were inspired by the celts, whose design influence and ancient relics are still very much a part of today’s Aran landscape.

The Islands have long since been a source of creativity for all who encounter its rugged shoreline. It is also famed for its people of courageous heart and resourceful nature, who fought so hard to find life on land which was never supposed to be inhabited.

For centuries, the Islanders have lived by working the land, farming, fishing, harvesting and of course by knitting the famous Aran sweaters that have made them famous throughout the world today.