Welcome to Aran Knitting Patterns

knitterIf you love Irish sweaters and knitting like I do, then welcome to this website devoted to Aran knitting.

It's full of Irish knitting patterns and resources to help you with your knitting. Are you trying to master the tree of life pattern or daring to try the diamond pattern? Take the sweat out of sweater-making. Sit back and relax because Aran Knitting Patterns is here to help.

Aran Knitting Patterns is where knitters can:

Discover the fascinating history of Aran knitting.

Explore a great collection of Aran knitting patterns.

Learn about resources, including the best books on Aran knitting, and links to connect you to a world of knitters just like you.

Share your knitting tips and techniques.

I hope you enjoy Aran Knitting Patterns and look forward to creating an online community of inspiration and resources for knitters.


Knit to Flatter: The only instructions you’ll ever need to knit sweaters that make you look good and feel great! By Amy Herzog


Knit to Flatter is about celebrating the body you have been given and creating sweaters that make you look and feel great. Part instruction manual and part pattern collection, Knit to Flatter teaches you how to assess your shape—top-heavy, bottom-heavy, or proportional— and then knit accordingly. With a great sense of fun and acceptance, Amy Herzog presents silhouettes and styles that work with each body shape, along with four ideal sweater patterns per category. She then provides patterns for 10 more sweaters with guidelines for customizing, so they can be tailored to flatter. Each pattern is written in up to 10 sizes, and the garments are photographed on models with genuine curves. No smoke and mirrors here. Just real beauty! [Read more…]