Make your outfit stand out this season with this charming Men's Irish Aran Shawl Neck Cardigan. Masterfully knit from the finest 100% merino wool, the cardigan provides sturdy, comfortable, and cozy wear. Our merino cardigan is highly breathable and water-resistant, making it suitable to be worn all year round - it will keep you cool and dry during the hot season, and warm when temperatures start to drop. Apart from that, the merino wool used in the composition of this knitwear piece is ethically sourced from merino sheep, offering a fully natural, organic experience.
Besides its unmatched practicality, this cardigan also features unique Aran stitching patterns, world-wide known for their intriguing textures and meanings. These knit designs originate from the early 20th century and were incorporated into various pieces of knitwear by the locals of the Aran Islands, symbolizing moments of their daily life. For instance, the cable stitch incorporated in our cardigan’s design mirrors the ropes used by the Irish fishermen and suggests strength and steadiness, as they had to remain strong in order to safely return to their families. The honeycomb texture is an ode to the bee industry that operated on the Islands and represents the idea of sweet rewards that come after hard work. The moss and trellis stitches reflect the natural beauty of the Aran Islands, resembling the carrageen moss and dry stone-walled fields. What makes these stitches even more unique is their practical application, as they were primarily knit to add an additional layer of warmth and breathability. This men's Irish aran shawl neck cardigan is produced using the same special techniques, keeping you dry and comfortably warm all day.
Our stunning Irish cardigan features functional and stylish football wooden buttons and a flattering shawl neck, allowing for multiple styling options - be it worn in an elegant manner with a collared shirt or casually paired with jeans, this cardigan will steal everyone’s attention. Whether as a treat for yourself that reminds you of your roots or an unforgettable present idea for a precious father, brother, or husband, our knit cardigan is a timeless piece of Irish culture that will be cherished for many years to come!