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The Sweater Shop is a family run, Irish owned business with nearly 30 years' experience in the wool apparel industry. We are renowned by locals and visitors to Ireland for our superb selection of quality Irish knitwear at reasonable prices.We offer a variety of unique knitwear styles and designs for men, women and children. Whether it's our classic knitted cardigans or traditional fisherman sweaters, we are sure you'll find something that takes your fancy and keeps you warm year round.

So, with great pleasure we invite you to experience our revolutionary line of lightweight, luxuriously soft wool products.
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Authentic Irish Aran sweaters

The Sweater Shop sell authentic Irish Aran Sweaters, Cardigans, and Knitwear. Please browse our stock online, including our beautiful Men's Aran Sweaters, Women's Aran Sweaters, and Children's Knitwear.

You can browse through our products and shop online or call into any of our stores in Dublin, Galway, and Kilkenny.


Aran Jumper Knitting Patterns

April 20, 2015

Aran knitting patterns are a treasured stitching style for many. A certain amount of mystery and myth surround the traditional knitting patterns and symbolise Irish blessings, heritage and craftsmanship. The patterns originate from the Aran Islands, located off the West Coast of Ireland from County Galway and County Clare. The traditional differences in the patterns from island to island were used as a means of identifying the inhabitants' origins. The first Aran patterns are said to have been first made sometime before 800 AD. The evolution of the patterns began after hand knitting was introduced in the 17th century. The stitches that create the Aran knitting patterns are intricate and complex with a typical Aran Sweater using over 100,000 stitches,... Continue Reading →

Aran Sweaters… A Fashion History

March 25, 2015

The Aran sweater has remained both timeless and fashionable through out the decades. It is comfortable, stylish and representative of Irish heritage.  The Beginning The sweater takes its name from the Aran Islands off the west coast of Ireland and is most recognisable for its cable patterns and its 100% wool fabric. It is unknown when Aran Sweaters were first made, but they were first sold in 1892 with the help of the Congested Districts Board for Ireland initiative. The great quality of the Aran sweater is one of the reasons for its popularity, so it is no surprise that the islands fisherman were the first to wear the sweater. Some of the first Aran sweaters were even waterproof, crafting... Continue Reading →

Celebrating St Patrick's Day? Send us a selfie and you could win USD100 or €100 worth of genuine Irish knitwear from Sweater Shop

March 16, 2015

St.Patricks Day is a special time of year for Sweater Shop. It’s a day to celebrate being Irish, loving Ireland and, of course, being thankful that good oul’ St Pat banished all them snakes from the land! What better way to celebrate the festive day than to dress up in your favourite Aran sweater, cardigan, poncho or scarf? Join the Patricks Day festivities by uploading a selfie in your favourite Aran item and be in with a chance to win a USD100 or  €100 Sweater Shop gift voucher! On Facebook: upload your photo, tag SweaterShop and use #aranselfie On Twitter: tweet your photo to @SweaterShopIrl and use #aranselfie On Instagram: post to @sweatershopirl using the hashtag #aranselfie  Please note that, if you enter,... Continue Reading →

Make Your Friends Green with Envy this St.Patricks Day!

March 03, 2015

St.Patrick's Day is just around the corner and we are busy prepping for our favourite day of the year! As lovers of the Aran sweater, we think it is the perfect time to show off your Irish roots by wearing a classic yet stylish Irish Aran sweater. We have a variety of colours, styles and sizes to suit everyone's needs. Here in the Sweater Shop, we all with be rocking an Aran sweater this year on March 17th. If you are lucky enough to be visiting our fair city this year on Paddy's Day, be sure to call into one of our stores and we will make sure to give you some tips on the best spots and local happenings during this festive period!... Continue Reading →

Shipping and Returns

We ship goods out on daily basis, using An Post Express service. This is a secure service provider offering track and trace service from door to door, all shipments are insured. Email with tracking info will be sent after your order has been despatched.

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