We are delighted to present the new Hand Knit range of Aran Knitwear made by Carraig Donn who are based in Westport County Mayo not too far from the Aran Islands.
Carraig Donn, Ireland’s leading knitwear brand, is celebrating 50 years of crafting beautifully designed garments in Ireland.
The company was set up in 1965 by Padraig and Maura Hughes with three intentions: to keep the local crafts alive, to provide employment for the local community and to provide their children with something useful to do during the long summer holidays. It remains a family business and has grow and evolved over the years to become an icon of Irish knitwear treasured by its loyal clients all over the world.
Our first featured garment is the Aran Hooded Sweater pictured above. A cosy over the head sweater with 3 side buttonsfor easier and comfortable access for little wrigglers.
Hand knitted with 100% Merino Wool , it’s soft to the touch, warm and most importantly machine washable on a cool wool wash cycle , check your machine has the setting.
Mixing the blackberry stitch with the trelis stitch representing nature and the intertwining strands of life.
Available in 3 styles and 3 sizes from 12 months up to 3 years all in the natural.
Above is the Baby Collar Cardigan, an adorable hand knit Aran cardigan with a gentle honeycomb and blackberry stitch. Easy to put on and comfortable to wear. Prices start at €49.99 and we also have a wide range of machine made arans in stock and online.