Aran sweaters were originally made for sailors and are still made by hand today. The characteristic knitting patterns of the Aran sweaters, all have a deeper meaning. The zigzag pattern, for example, is supposed to represent the rugged coast of Ireland, the plait pattern is supposed to symbolize the fishermen's nets and promises good luck in the catch and the diamond stands for prosperity and success. Nowadays, the warm knitted sweaters from the Aran Islands on the west coast of Ireland are famous all over the world and dress men and women alike. This chic Aran sweater is the ideal companion for the cooler seasons and will become your absolute favourite piece of clothing. The sweater can be combined with jeans, chino, dress, skirt as well as with suit trousers. You will find this Aran sweater in our online shop in authentic Irish design, in a straight and comfortable fit. Made of high quality virgin wool, with a great plait pattern, simply Made in Ireland. This great Aran sweater defies all weathers and can be combined wonderfully thanks to the great white colour.
The Carraig Donn family business was established in 1968 in Westport and is one of the leading knitting and apparel companies in Ireland. A hallmark of Carraig Donn Knitewear is its modern colours and designs combined with traditional Celtic Aran patterns. Only the highest quality wool is used in Carraig Donn's unique knitwear line. The garments are hand-sewn and are therefore special garments for fashion-conscious people.