Aran Sweaters like the ones from Shamrock Gift are a well known design that is thought to come from Ireland. The origin of the Aran Sweater is shrouded in mystery. It could have been as a result of the connection of Ireland to the ancient Celts. The designs are thought to be that of the Celtic knot. However the real origins come from Guernsey where the knitters there showed the Women of Aran how to do it. The local sheep provided the perfect raw material.
These jumpers tend to be white or cream in colour with cable stitches on the shoulders and aran buttons at the cuffs, but they can be found in numerous colours and styles meaning they are suitable for any fashion style. This style is popular today, and many people like to wear them for various reasons. One reason that they’re so popular is because of the great variety of designs and patterns that exist, allowing you to wear them any way that you like as well as the fact that they are incredibly warm and durable.
Whether you’re wearing them for practical reasons or just because you want to look good, you can’t deny that the fibers of the aran sheepskin give the wearer great warmth. It makes them perfect for those chilly winter days when you still want to make sure that you’re wearing something that will keep you warm on those cold snowy days.