What is Aran Knitting?

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Aran knitting patterns are heavily textured knitting patterns which are named after the Aran Islands, off the west coast of Ireland. The patterns are most commonly used in sweaters, traditionally knitted in an off-white colour, although nowadays are also used in many colours in socks, hats, scarves, mittens, afghans and even pillow covers. The stitches…

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