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Women's Irish Aran Merino Wool Long Cardigan, "Road to Galway"

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Stay cozy indoors or out with this thigh-length Aran knit sweater. These iconic... more

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Stay cozy indoors or out with this thigh-length Aran knit sweater. These iconic symbols of Ireland's northern Aran Islands are well known for their intricate stitches and symbolism. In this flattering cardigan, the honeycomb stitch symbolizes the hard work of the honeybee and the rewards of an industrious life. The cable stitch stands in for the fishing rope that was so essential to livelihood on the islands. The sweater is knit from 100% merino wool, with a wide collar and a button front.

  • 0.68 kgs
  • 1.5 lbs

  • 100% merino wool
  • Features a button closure
  • Dry clean or hand wash
  • Made in Ireland.
  • Ships fast from USA.
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  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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From Truchas, NM

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09/15/2017

"What Ive Wanted Forever"

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This is exactly the sweater Ive dreamed of having but couldnt afford. Through Novica the cost was significantly lower. I just received my sweater and its perfect. I love it. The wool is so soft and at the same time substancial. I felt wrapped in a loving hug when I tried it on. And its also true to size. One minor thing: In the photo the green appears to be a bit olive but in person its forest green. I still love it and will wear it for the rest of my life.

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  • I live in the northern mountains of New Mexico where we have very cold winters
  • This sweater will keep me warm

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02/13/2018

"Truly lovely quality sweater with a rich look"

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After reading the other reviews, I can agree that the sweater probably runs what some would consider loose. However, I think that is part of the look of this sweater and to wear it more snugly would ruin the hang and the look. It is not heavy when you wear it, but theres no lack of material or cheap feel of a skimpy wool. The knitting is wonderful; intricate with varying patterns that add to the fine quality look. I thought even the buttons were well chosen for a classic, timeless appearance. Versatile, too. It can be worn casually or more dressed up. I purchased the Natural and the color is excellent - not too white, not too yellow. Ill be able to wear this with nearly any other color. Warm enough to be very useful, but not so heavy that it needs to be frigid to be worn. Im very happy with this purchase. There was no issue with an unusual smell with my sweater.

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01/26/2018

"Love it!"

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I ordered the green. The wool is soft, the color is gorgeous, and the fit is perfect. As a tall woman, I especially appreciate being able to order an XXL. I loved it so much, i ordered another one in grey.

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01/03/2018

"Beautiful Sweater"

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I love my new green sweater. It has a great fit. Feels very warm without being bulky. Very well made. I will be enjoying it in years to come.

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09/30/2017

"Beautiful sweater - a must have for cold weather"

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I purchased this sweater and I'm thrilled with it. It is extremely warm and the stitching is intricate. The fit is loose which makes it very comfortable. I thought I would try the green sweater for something different and I really like it. It is a darker green than expected but still beautiful. I absolutely love this sweater.

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07/26/2019

"A Must Have"

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If you are considering buying this sweater do not hesitate. The garment is impeccably made with twelve intricate stitches. It looks so much better in person. It wears well and could reasonably become an heirloom piece. There is value in craftsmanship and quality materials. I live in Colorado. We have cold winters. This sweater is warm. It takes the bite out of wind and cold. It may also especially appeal to anyone with Irish ancestry who seeks a tangible connection with that heritage.

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From Kansas, USA

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04/17/2021

"My new favorite jacket!"

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The moment I saw this jacket, I had to have it! I love floral prints, and this one is exquisite! Im 5 10, 140 lbs, and ordered a medium, and it fits perfectly! I have long arms, and sleeve length is always an issue for me, but the sleeves are plenty long enough for me, even going slightly past my wrists. The jacket is warm, and seems very well made, solid stitching, not going to fall apart. It has a zipper pocket on each side, and an inside pocket on each side. Well worth the money, in my opinion! The only thing I wish was different is I wish the same soft fabric that lines the collar, lined the whole inside, because the jacket is scratchy, but if youre wearing a long sleeve shirt underneath, its not much of an issue. Regardless, I still love it enough to give it 5 stars!

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04/11/2021

"Great shoe"

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Comfortable, interesting, sturdy.

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04/11/2021

"Perfect for anything."

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Light, yet rich color, easy to wear for most any occasion, comfortable yet shapely.

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  • Anything

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04/08/2021

"sweater, duster"

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runs small; very light weight

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  • summer nights

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03/29/2021

"Amazing Wrap so beautiful and I love it!!"

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Have worn this a lot since I purchased it. Got rave reviews from all my friends and it really Pops as a short cape!!

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Wonderful to wear and it gleams in the light!

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  • Layers beautifuly with so many Items of Clothing

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03/20/2021

"Exquisite"

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This beautiful jacket was a gift to myself. Its detail is lovely and I enjoy wearing it on special occasions.

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  • Special occasions

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