Wear a piece of Ireland with this stylish 100% Irish Merino Wool Ladies Pocket Shawl by West End Knitwear. It's intricate Aran stitching patterns showcase the best in Irish knitwear. The shawl's pocket and fringe details add character to create a unique piece of authentic Irish clothing. The shawl is knitted with two traditional stitching patterns, rich with Irish symbolism. The Tree of Life stitch along the shawl represents the many stages and changes our lives pass through. The classic Cable stitch, also known as Fisherman's Cable, traditionally represents fishermen's ropes, as Aran knitwear was first worn by fishermen to keep warm on the rough seas. This beautiful shawl is sure to keep you warm and cosy all winter through. Available in a selection of colors. A perfect addition to any outfit. West End Knitwear was originally established by Molly Cullen in 1957, the granddaughter of Kate O'Shea, who, in 1856, was the first craftswoman in Ireland to commercially market her robust, hand knitted woollens. Molly's sons John and Paul along with her grandson Niall are the present owners of the company. Located in the village of Monasterevin in County Kildare, today, it is the biggest knitwear manufacturer in Ireland, it's a modern company with a young, energetic workforce. They are the largest Aran sweater and jacket producer in the world. West End Knitwear is conscious of its roots in the past; however, the company has its eyes firmly focused on the future.
||250 x 1160 x 1730