Spring/Summer 2021 Aran Knitwear Highlights

Spring/Summer 2021 Aran Knitwear Highlights

Here at the Sweater Shop, our iconic Spring/Summer Aran knitwear collection takes its name from the trio of islands at Ireland’s most westerly point, just off the coast of County Galway. Inishmore is the biggest of the islands, followed closely by Inishmann and the smallest island, Inisheer.

Wearing our spring Aran knitwear collection takes you back to the Aran Islander women who first knitted Aran sweaters as a protective layer for their fishermen spouses. The combination you admire on our Aran knitwear collection today is definitely no accident. It allows you to be a part of history as the family patterns knitted were closely guarded and passed down through generations. In fact, some even say that those who wore Aran sweaters could be identified by the pattern of the Aran knitwear.

All of the history involved throughout the decades of these iconic looks make the entire experience of purchasing spring and summer Aran knitwear that much more enjoyable. If you’re interested in learning about the full history and meanings behind Aran knitwear, please see our ultimate guide to the Aran sweater!

For now, as the warmer months get nearer, check out our list of the perfect Aran knitwear for women, men, and children to transition your family wardrobe into spring and summer.

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5 Aran Knitwear Must-Haves for Women - Spring/Summer 2021 Collection

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  1. Super Soft Irish Aran Snood Natural

Irish snood

This beautiful Irish Aran snood is truly the perfect addition to any spring or summer outfit. It boasts the luxury of super soft Merino wool, and has been made with the art of craft in mind. Expect a high-quality acrylic and wool blend. So soft and luxurious, you will never want to take it off. A truly must-have for your spring wardrobe!

2. Wool Cashmere Cardigan

Wool cashmere cardigan

Sure, wool cashmere is wonderful to wear during autumn and winter, but the natural properties of this luxurious material make it ideal to balance out warmer temperatures throughout the day and keep you cool and comfortable. This versatile cashmere sweater means you can wear it in spring and summer with ease. It’s an elegant option for a relaxed wedding or dinner at a dressy restaurant.

3. Foxford Wool Sweater

pink wool cashmere cardigan

Showcasing traditional heritage stitches with a contemporary twist, expertly crafted from luxurious 95% Merino Wool and 5% Cashmere. This part of our sweater weather collection is elegant yet cosy and soft to wear. The sophisticated Aran cable patterns proudly signify Irish heritage.

 4. Waterfall Cardigan

Wool cashmere cardigan

This light waterfall cardigan has been knitted with pride, reflecting the rustic coastal style, with bold cable-knit detail and intricate textures. Our Waterfall Cardigan is a classic wardrobe staple, perfect for light layering as the warmer weather sets in, or for staying ready for that fresh spring and summer breeze. Fashionable and perfect for someone who wants to wear over a shirt and leave it to hang open.

5. Super Soft Merino Wool Sweater

merino wool sweater

Ideal for the rugged individualist, embark on your next spring or summer adventure wearing this cosy Merino Wool Sweater. This look adds to the traditional Aran style,  knitted in Ireland with heritage stitches from soft merino wool, the jumper includes a design that will never date. So soft and luxurious, you will never want to take it off.

5 Aran Knitwear Must-Haves for Men - Spring/Summer 2021 Collection

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1. Men's Fisherman Full Zip Cardigan Natural

mens full zip cardigan

Our Men’s Fisherman Full Zip Cardigan is made from 100% Merino wool. It’s a widely popular choice with men due to the style and practicality it provides. Perfect for wearing over a light t-shirt for spring and summer days. It’s available in a variety of versatile colours such as denim marl, black watch, light grey marl to name a few. Each colour was carefully chosen by our team to ensure we had the best selection in this gorgeous Aran knitwear cardigan.

2. Super Soft Men’s Aran Sweater

Super Soft blue aran sweater

This Stunning Men’s Irish Aran Sweater is made of 100% super soft merino wool. It works as a great layering piece that can be worn smart with a collared shirt or casually with a pair of jeans, a truly extremely versatile sweater that we are sure you will reach for time and time again.

 3. Men’s Ribbed Crew Neck Sweater

green rib sweater

Our men’s ribbed crew neck, again, boasts 100% Merino wool. It’s such a classic sweater that comes back into fashion time and time again. The army green compliments this stunning piece from our sweater weather collection, and brings out all the little details of its beautiful stitching.

  1. Men's Tweed Deep Olive Lined Waistcoat

green rib sweater

This men’s lined waistcoat comes in a tweed pattern and a deep olive colour. It serves as a versatile accessory and can be used to dress up a casual outfit, or to add an additional layer to more formal attire. It is available in sizes 40” to 56”, and can be a great gift or souvenir to take home to the special man in your life.

5. Aran Half-Zip Sweater

grey half zip sweater

The Irish Aran Half Zip sweater is available in a range of colour combinations. It’s made with love from 100% soft Merino wool, and is the perfect combination for the modern man. Cosy, yet super practical, this half-zip Aran sweater works wonders for the upcoming cool summer days.

5 Aran Knitwear Must-Haves for Kids - Spring/Summer 2021 Collection

kids aran sweaters

1. Kids Crew Neck Aran Sweater Denim Marl

Kids aran sweater denim

The beautiful denim marl colour of this gorgeous Irish Aran crew neck sweater for kids shows off the cable knit stitches exquisitely. It’s made from 100% Merino wool, and is one of our best-selling colours for children and adults alike. Match with a crisp pair of jeans, and allow your child to gain confidence and comfort all at once.

  1. Kids Aran Sweater Raspberry

Kids raspberry sweater

Cosy, soft, and light to wear. This raspberry look is so vibrant and young. It features stunning Irish Aran cable knit stitches throughout, which are sure to keep your little one looking ultra-stylish this spring and summer.

3. Kids Aran Cardigan Red

kids aran sweater cardigan

Made in Ireland in 100% soft Merino wool, this warm Aran cardigan is available in a wide selection of colours, with traditional Irish cable stitching throughout. The basket stitch symbolises an omen of a good catch and good luck, which brings a child hope of a fruitful day.

Along the placket there are little buttons to finish the Aran cardigan, symbolising true Irish handknit craft. This is truly a timeless garment that can be handed down from generation to generation.

  1. Kids Aran Cardigan Denim Marl

Kids aran cardigan denim

The vibrant denim marl colour in this Aran cardigan brings out the beautiful stitches within. It’s a fun and perfect colour to wear on a family day out, and made to show off any outfit of both young boys and girls!

5. Kids Half Zip Aran Sweater Green

Kids green half zip

If you’re looking for a traditional kid’s Half Zip Aran sweater, this is it! It’s the perfect outdoor companion for the calm spring days, and takes inspiration from modern-day style whilst combining the timeless design of Aran. Super comfortable, it’s the perfect solution for casual wear, whilst its smart and fitted style also makes it a fantastic option for any spring or summer evening.

Pick up an Aran bargain this Spring/Summer

As the weather heats up, so do our unique offers!

If you like what you see above, please keep an eye out for discounted rates in our Spring/Summer sale where you’ll find up to 50% off select seasonal items throughout the months ahead.



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