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Natural Sheepskin Rugs

By Aran Islands Knitwear | Dec 15, 2018

Owning one of these luxuriously textured natural pile sheepskin rugs adds so much luxury into your home. The tactile experience is out of this world, just imagine the relaxing sensation of sitting or lying on one. Its a luxury statement piece that every room should have, from the feeling of stepping onto one in the…

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Merino Wool

By Aran Islands Knitwear | Dec 3, 2018

Here at Aran Islands Knitwear we have a very large selection of knitwear. Many of our sweaters are knit using Merino wool which brings comfort and softness to our classic and traditional Aran sweaters. The merino wool acts as a natural thermostat because of its active fibre keeping you cool in Summer months and warm…

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Sweater Weather

By Aran Islands Knitwear | Nov 17, 2018

There is a crisp bite in the air which means – it is officially sweater weather- Hooray! What’s your Winter go-to outfit? Jeans and cosy knitwear is ours. Here in Ireland, we are so lucky to have such choice when it comes to knitwear…there is such a wide variety of styles, sizes and colours. Thanks…

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The Iconic Aran Sweater

By Aran Islands Knitwear | 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

By Aran Islands Knitwear | 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

By Aran Islands Knitwear | 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

By Aran Islands Knitwear | 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 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

By Aran Islands Knitwear | 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!!

By Aran Islands Knitwear | 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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