The hand knit aran cardigan SIZE XS up to L

 85.00

‘Versatile and unisex’

This unisex 100% wool cardigan is hand knitted in a bold off white yarn.Wear with a denim or skirt, at the picture we styled the cardigan as a sweater worn tucked in a denim.
Perfect item for fall season as a jacket, worn inside during cold winter days. The neckline is round and knitted with ribbing stitch and two pockets at the front and closes with wood buttons.

This knit is worn oversized on our model that wears size small.

Condition: good
Quality: 100% wool
Size: from XS up to L
(if you are a size XS this style will have an oversized look, if you are a size L this style will fit you ‘normal’)
please read measurements behind ‘size’ tap carefully to check if this item will fit you.

 

Small history lesson about the aran knit:

what is an Aran sweater? It is a style of sweater, also known as a fisherman’s sweater, which originated in the Aran Islands in Connemara, off the west coast of Ireland. These sweaters were traditionally knit in the natural colour of sheep’s wool, an off-white or cream colour. The natural sheep’s wool retained their oils making these sweaters waterproof and perfect for the Irish weather. Originally these sweaters were knit by mothers and wives for the islander men who worked as farmers and fishermen but they have since become a fashion statement and a global symbol of Irishness.

In the 1950’s, an edition of Vogue Magazine created interest in the sweater and this led to a global demand for the fashionable Aran sweater. From the 1950’s until now, you can find many photos of iconic men and women wearing the Aran Sweater, from Pablo Picasso to Grace Kelly to Steve McQueen to Alexa Chung. The Aran sweaters were knit using various textured patterns full of symbolism and individual families on Aran had unique patterns of their own

– This brief history text is borrowed from aranislandsknitwear.com.-

Measurements of the garment in CM
Chest width: 57
Total length: 70

Check the Wash and Care page to see how to take care of your wool item.
Please remember that Vintage items have been previously loved. It is common for pieces to show some normal signs of age & wear.
Anything significant will be noted. Please check the rating chart on the bottom of the size guide page for more info.

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