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The Iconic Aran Sweater

Aug 5, 2017

The iconic Irish sweater is officially ‘in vogue’ with a new exhibition at New Yorks world famous Museum of Modern Art. It will feature alongside Levi’s 501 the Birkin bag and the Wonderbra to name just a few. Aran sweaters are a powerful expression of the creativity of our crafts people here in Ireland and…

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Irish Aran Sweater

Jun 14, 2017

Our hand crafted Aran sweaters are magnificent works of art, just as Pablo Picasso painted, our sweaters are knit with devotion, passion and excellence. Our Aran sweaters stand the test of time, when treated and cared for with devotion. We all have a sweater we love, our comforter, security blanket and that happy feel. Make…

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Red Bull Cliff Diving – Aran Islands

Jun 13, 2017

  Here at Aran Islands Knitwear we are anticipating the arrival of the world-famous cliff divers to Inis Mór for the Red Bull Cliff Diving Championships on the 24th of June. We cannot wait to witness the extreme dives into the Wild Atlantic at Poll Na Peist, also known as the Serpents Lair, the spectacular…

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Fathers Day Gift Ideas – June 18th

Jun 7, 2017

A Father’s Day gift is a celebration of fatherhood and is a way of telling your father, husband or Grand father how much they mean to you.  Have a browse through our men’s or unisex section on www.aranislandsknitwear.com and feel free to choose from our range which is being updated everyday. We stock quality sweaters, accessories such…

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How to Care for your Knitted, Woollen Garment

Jun 4, 2017

At Aran Islands Knitwear we appreciate a woollen, knitted Aran garment for the time and work that has gone into it. Whether you bought one from us or received one as a gift, proper care of your woollen garments will help them last for many years to come.   Aran or Merino wool must be washed by…

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Our First Photoshoot for our New and Improved Website!!

May 31, 2017

Although it was a windy, cool day at the beginning of May, we were super excited to have our first photoshoot for our new website. The shoot took place outdoors, along the spectacular Wild Atlantic Way. We were overlooking the Aran Islands, in the middle of Connemara, Co. Galway and were kept warm by the…

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