This is the Well Fashioned list of made in Ireland knitwear.
Aine combines new textures and modern explosions of colour with traditional lambswool designs. Using interesting stitching techniques to create very unique pieces.
An Tuirne: Innismore, Aran Islands, Galway
Each Aran sweater is knitted by hand in homes around the Aran Islands, meaning that An Tuirne’s collection champions Irish tradition. Their collection also includes scarves, hats, gloves and Irish crafts.
Inspired by the coast of Donegal, Bernie Murphy’s textile designs aren’t just created to be displayed but also to be worn. Her pieces are truly unique and striking.
Caroline has been a knitwear designer in Limerick for nearly 20 years. Her Unique designs feature hand beaded, crochet and embroidered details on easy to wear shapes, with a focus on colour, texture and comfort.
As a family business Edel MacBride handknit, handloom and crochet luxurious and quality clothing from their workshop in County Donegal.
Despite have recently expanded their production to contemporary home-ware, Foxford continue to champion traditional weaves creating beautiful scarves at their mill in County Mayo.
Inis Meáin: Aran Islands, Galway
Using the finest yarns, Inis Meáin delve into the Aran Islands’ rich knitting heritage as inspiration for their clothing, for example exploring photographic archives and rediscovering simpler knits of everyday work wear.
Kerry Woollen Mills: Kilarney, Kerry
The woollen mills have been creating fabrics and yarn from fine wool for over 300 years in the Ring of Kerry. Today the mill created wool sweaters, scarves, tweed caps and more.