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A/W 2017 Collection is all about Wool and Lazy Winter Days.

A/W 2017 Collection is all about Wool and Lazy Winter Days.

While the summer season in Ireland is certainly not something to be envious of, we have had our fair share of warm, but rainy weather, prompting the many...many off-the-shoulder styles to be paired with the glorious trench coat. Favourites gracing the catwalks, and indeed our own Irish City’s also i ...

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Aran jumper to feature in Major New York Exhibition

Aran jumper to feature in Major New York Exhibition

Next week October 1st, the Aran Jumper will feature as a part of an exhibition in the infamous Museum of Modern Art, New York. The exhibition, Items: Is Fashion Modern? is set to explore the present, past and (a bit of ) the future of fashion.

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Popular Aran Sweater Styles

Popular Aran Sweater Styles

Aran sweaters are a design that have been around for decades, and continues to have a strong Irish heritage. Having appeared in the likes of Vogue, it’s safe to say that the Aran sweater has come a long way from the workers of the Aran Islands. Still hugely popular, they are created in the traditional s ...

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Ireland’s Top Summer Destinations

Ireland’s Top Summer Destinations

Ireland comes into its own in the summer months. Thanks to its expansive wilderness, extraordinary fables that make up its history and its untouched beauty. It may be a small country, but it’s a mighty one and what it lacks in square miles, it makes up for in experiences.

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Embrace Aran Heritage within Your Wardrobe this Summer

Embrace Aran Heritage within Your Wardrobe this Summer

You’ll probably recognise an Aran sweater, whether you know that’s its official name or not! The comfortable, chunky sweaters with carefully knitted patterns that you often see on the high street are a descendant of the original Aran sweaters that appeared in the early 1940s.

But what mak ...

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Start the New Year with a New Wardrobe

Start the New Year with a New Wardrobe

With 2017 well underway, we might all be feeling a little glum now that the festivities are over. What you really need in the new year is to treat yourself and cheer up your wardrobe for the year ahead. With January known for its great sales, you have the chance to pick up some great pieces for your ...

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Treat Yourself to a Spring Break in Ireland

Treat Yourself to a Spring Break in Ireland

Spring is arguably one of the most enjoyable times of the year; the promise of summer is finally round the corner and the weather is gradually starting to improve. On top of that, the longer daylight hours keep everyone that little bit happier! Spring is also the best time of year to treat yourself ...

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Spring Accessories for Your Wardrobe

Spring Accessories for Your Wardrobe

Now that spring is finally round the corner, we can finally look forward to updating our wardrobes and embracing the nicer weather once again. Spring is often the time of year where the sun begins to show a little more. In other words, we can all look forward to the warmer weather finally making an ...

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Exploring the Wild Atlantic Way

Exploring the Wild Atlantic Way

It doesn’t matter whether you’ve lived in Ireland your whole life, or you are a tourist visiting for the first time; the Wild Atlantic Way is a truly spectacular part of Ireland. The country is full of magical adventures and breath-taking sights at every turn, and it has something for everyone to ...

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Why Celebrating Christmas in Ireland is So Special

Why Celebrating Christmas in Ireland is So Special

Christmas is a special time for everyone all over the world; but in Ireland, it’s that little bit extra special. If you’re thinking of spending the festive season in Ireland, then this might just push you to book those flights!

Whether you are of Irish descent, or you just fancy immersing you ...

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The Perfect Aran Sweater for this Year’s Christmas Present

The Perfect Aran Sweater for this Year’s Christmas Present

As Christmas draws nearer and nearer, you might finally be in full swing with your Christmas shopping. Whether you’ve finished it, or you still need some inspiration, then you need not look any further. Now that it’s almost that time of year again, we’ve got just the gift to add to your list. It do ...

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Winter Accessories for Your Aran Sweater

Winter Accessories for Your Aran Sweater

We all love throwing on our favourite Aran sweater, whether we’re heading out for the day with friends or we’re simply having a cosy evening in front of the fire. An Aran sweater is not only incredibly comfortable; they have a large part of Irish history behind them and their style. The history and ...

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Prepare Yourself for Winter with an Aran Sweater

Prepare Yourself for Winter with an Aran Sweater

It’s that time of year again, when the nights get darker earlier and the temperature gradually starts to drop. You’ll soon begin to realise that it’s about time you put away your summer wardrobe and start investing in cosy sweaters and winter boots! You might dread getting out your winter wardrobe, as it ...

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Christmas Gift Ideas for All the Family

Christmas Gift Ideas for All the Family

It’s nearly that time of year again; you might have even seen the first few Christmas lights appearing in windows! Whether you’ve started thinking about present shopping already, or you’re too busy still acclimatising to the cold weather, Christmas will be here before you know it.

While some ...

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What You Should Know Before Visiting Ireland

What You Should Know Before Visiting Ireland

Ireland is a magical place steeped in folklore and tradition. An intriguing destination for anyone who chooses to visit, there’s so much to discover; we wouldn’t blame you if you’re planning a trip right now! Ireland has something for everyone; with so much culture in our cities and countryside, you m ...

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Aran Sweaters for the Whole Family

Aran Sweaters for the Whole Family

Aran sweaters have a history that is deeply entrenched in Irish culture and heritage; what may appear to be a sweater with a smart pattern to some, is actually a symbol of Irish history. Continuing to grow in popularity over the years, Aran sweaters hold many different stories and myths that have ...

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What Makes Ireland So Unique?

What Makes Ireland So Unique?

Ireland is a small country with a big heart; with hundreds of years of history behind it, Ireland is truly a magical destination steeped in culture. No matter what your interests are, this mighty country has something to offer for everyone. Irish heritage is something that has been around for centuries ...

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Traditional Aran Wool Throws and Blankets

Traditional Aran Wool Throws and Blankets

Sometimes it is so hard to find the right gift. We can walk through the shops until something catches our eye or we can buy something practical or neutral that definitely will be used.

In our range of traditional Irish knitwear we offer to our customers wool throws and blankets made from 100% ...

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St. Patrick’s Day inspiration from Arancrafts!

St. Patrick’s Day inspiration from Arancrafts!

St. Patrick’s Day is fast approaching, and it’s the time of year when we celebrate everything Irish. What could be more Irish than the Aran sweater! We have put together a selection of our Aran styles which we hope will give you some inspiration for St. Patrick’s Day and of course keep you warm as yo ...

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New Winter Festive Sweaters!

New Winter Festive Sweaters!

These sweaters are ideal for the festive season, but also stylish to wear anytime over the winter season. Also a great gift for a loved one for Christmas!We have 3 styles to choose from. A Unisex crew neck sweater, Ladies zip cardigan with pockets and a Man’s Shawl neck sweater.

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Thanksgiving Offer

Check out our great Thanksgiving Offer - starts today.

Get 20% off orders until December 1st. Plus a Free Hat with every order on www.arancrafts.com

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Flash Sale - 20% off on Arancrafts.com

Its the ideal time to get some gifts for the upcoming season.

Also a great time to get a Festive Sweater, our Ladies Zip Cardigan with pockets is now available to purchase in colour, Natural with a Red Festive Jacquard design and Soft Grey with a Natural Festive Jacquard!

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Happy Halloween 15% Off

Happy Halloween 15% Off

Happy Halloween, we have a Treat for your this Halloween with a 15% Discount on all orders on our website www.arancrafts.com Using code TREAT15 Offer starting on Wednesday October 27th until November 2nd. Only 1 voucher ...

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Big Expansion News at Aran Crafts

Big Expansion News at Aran Crafts

Big news for Arancrafts. We wish to announce the arrival of 15 new whole garment machines to our factory expansion here in Monasterevin.

This is the first batch of our new machines with the latest Japanese technology. Have a look at our slide show documenting our new expansion. We ...

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Top Picks - Most Popular 2015 Collection

It was very hard to narrow down our top picks or most popular styles from our 2015 collection, but we think the following is definitely a good top 3 of the most popular for the upcoming season!

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Flash Easter Sale

Flash Easter Sale

We have a huge 20% off everything on our online store for our Flash Easter Sale.

Why not browse the store and see what you can treat yourself with this Easter holiday.

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New Styles

New Styles

We are very excited with our new designs for 2015! Our designers have come up with some great new styles, these styles will be available on our websiteRead more ...

St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick's Day

We love St. Patrick's Day in Aran Crafts. It's a very busy time of the year. We like to put an offer on our website to give a little gift to our loyal customers and this year we have 10% off and a free Shamrock Hat with all orders.

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A Little History.....

A Little History.....

We thought we would share some old images we had of our products!  How stunning are these pictures!  A lot of these images were centered on the tradition of the aran sweater and especially the significance of the Aran stitches and design.  Traditionally each family had their own unique Aran design li ...

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Inspiration For Aran Designs

Inspiration For Aran Designs

As you might know Aran styles have a history as far back as the 12th century.

While keeping with tradition, where do we get inspiration for new designs every year?

The truth is the inspiration has always been taking from nature, using the season colours, shapes and coast lines which ...

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