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  • Top 5 Aran and Irish Valentine’s Gifts for Him

    Top 5 Aran and Irish Valentine’s Gifts for Him

    As we’re in the midst of winter sales combined with enforced store closures, searching for the perfect Valentines gift for him this year is even challenging than usual this time round. With brands offering their final markdowns with limited new collections, you might be hoping to shop somewhere a little different...

  • Top 4 Emerging Knitwear Trends for 2021

    Top 4 Emerging Knitwear Trends for 2021

    At the dawn of a new year, we look to our wardrobes somewhat uninspired as we’re yet to know the biggest upcoming fashion trends, but looking at Google trend data, there are encouraging signs that knitwear, Aran, sweater and cardigan products will once again prove a big hit among US...

  • 10 Great Irish Knitwear Gifts for the Grandkids this Christmas

    10 Great Irish Knitwear Gifts for the Grandkids this Christmas

    Are you in search of the perfect Irish knitwear item as a Christmas gift for your kids or grandkids? Now is high time for such a purchase since Christmas is just around the corner and it’d be wise to buy a gift well in advance to allow for increased holiday...

  • Christmas Gift Guide

    Christmas Gift Guide

    With less than 70 days to Christmas there is no better time to start sharing our Christmas gift ideas for you and your loved ones this holiday season here at The Sweater Shop. There is something for everyone and most importantly you can be guaranteed quality and value whatever one of our...

  • Supplier in the Spotlight - Irelands Eye

    Supplier in the Spotlight - Irelands Eye

    This week, we're casting a spotlight on Ireland's Eye, a wonderful Dublin based supplier of exceptionally high-quality Irish sweaters, cardigans and accessories based here in Dublin fair city, Irelands capital. Ireland's Eye entire collection is a stunning range of Irish made knitwear inspired by none other than the island of Irelands...

  • Must-See Irish Businesses

    Must-See Irish Businesses

    It's no secret that the current health crisis has posed many challenges for small businesses, including ourselves at the Sweater Shop. But it's also true that as this crisis has unfolded, many of us have become more connected to our communities. At the Sweater Shop, we've been touched by the...

  • Aran Jumper Knitting Patterns

    Aran Jumper Knitting Patterns

    The stitches that create the Aran knitting patterns are intricate and complex with a typical Aran Sweater using over 100,000 stitches, and may take several months to finish. Here are some of Sweater Shop'sfavourite traditional Aran knitting patterns Cable Stitch The cable stitch was originally used to represent a fishermans ropes and some...

  • 5 PERFECT ARAN SWEATERS FOR SPRING AND SUMMER

    5 PERFECT ARAN SWEATERS FOR SPRING AND SUMMER

    As the warmer months get nearer, check out our list of the perfect Aran sweaters to transition your wardrobe into spring and summer. 1. FLOWY CHIC: THE ARAN WATERFALL CARDIGAN The Aran waterfall cardigan is first on our list of must-haves for spring and summer wardrobes. Beautifully crafted using a lightweight zigzag...

  • THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO THE ARAN SWEATER

    THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO THE ARAN SWEATER

    Ever wondered where Aran sweaters came from, or what makes an Aran authentic? This Ultimate Guide to the Aran Sweater answers plenty of common questions - from Irish origin to modern care instructions. ORIGIN OF THE ARAN SWEATER The Aran sweater - geansai in Irish - takes its name from the Aran...

  • INSIDER’S GUIDE TO ST PATRICK’S DAY

    INSIDER’S GUIDE TO ST PATRICK’S DAY

    St Patrick's Day ...also known as the best holiday in Ireland! St Patrick's Day - affectionately shortened to "Paddy's" - brings the entire world together to celebrate Ireland's patron saint. It takes just one look at the Chicago River dyed green, the Sydney Opera House shamrock lights display, or Dublin's famous...

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