9 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE BUYING AN ARAN SWEATER- The Aran sweater is Ireland’s major contribution to international style. A national icon, the sweater is still worn  and loved, connecting people with Ireland, all over the world. Cozy, cool, and knitted with the best quality wool, the Aran sweater has been a fashion staple for decades. But little did we know, there are many surprising facts about it.

9 things you need to know before buying an Aran Sweater

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Ladies Blasket Aran Sweater - White

The Aran Sweater Market is the home of Irish Cable knit sweaters and ladies cardigans. From classic Irish knitwear to the latest knitwear trends, the Aran Sweater Market has it all. Order today Direct from the Aran Sweater Market on the Aran Islands

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Aran Islands: A visual tour of one of Ireland's treasures

Photographer shares images from her bicycle tour across Inishmore, one of Ireland's most breathtaking destinations.

Handknit Aran Sweater: The origins of the Aran sweater trace back to the Aran Islands off the west coast of Ireland, and the hand-knitting the islands became known for are said to have been introduced as early as the 17th century. Each sweater told of “clans,” almost like a family crest, and these specific patterns were passed down from within each clan from generation to generation, becoming an extremely significant marker of Irish tradition and heritage.

How To Wear An Aran Sweater

Authentic Irish Fisherman Sweaters | 03 Aran Shawl Neck Fisherman Sweater - Loden

This Aran Shawl Neck Fisherman Sweater captures the spirit of the Aran Islands. The Aran Sweater also known as fisherman sweater enjoys a modern twist the shawl collar design.

Jacqueline Mikuta wears her gorgeous cream knit pullover with a cute button front skirt.   Sweater: Aran Sweater Market, Skirt: Monki.

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Love this new pattern from Glenna C! Shire Aran.

Shire Aran pattern by Glenna C

Aran Hooded Coat by Natallia Kulikouskaya for Aran Crafts of Ireland

Inspiration Only - this is a retail product. - Aran Hooded Coat by Natallia Kulikouskaya for Aran Crafts of Ireland

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This collection of free knit sweater patterns has all the cold weather wearables you need to have the perfect fall wardrobe, from colorful to chunky knit.