November; as the temperature drops I delight in a new Aran jumper. To me, second-hand Aran jumpers are heritage pieces of knitting. Originally from Ireland, not Scotland, they have long been made in both places. Indeed one of the jumpers in my modest shared collection was made by Mrs.Murphy from Ireland for my Dad; short in body length, just the right size to be worn with a kilt, showing off the kilt belt buckle.
To celebrate these fabulous works, I’m starting a new project; images of Arans, with a project page to follow.
If you have a favourite Aran or are an Aran-knitter please get in touch.