Inis Meáin Men’s Striped Knitted Cap Alpaca and Silk
Knitted from a Yarn That Combines Alpaca and Silk. Caps Made in Ireland.
Smooth silk and alpaca hair — which has extraordinary thermal properties — are blended to make the yarn for these soft, warm caps in natural tones. They are pleasantly comfortable for those who are sensitive to wool.
Knit garments from Inis Meáin.
The three Aran Islands on the west coast of Ireland in the Bay of Galway are mainly known around the world for the extraordinary knitting skill of their inhabitants. Inis Meáin, the island in the middle, has a population of fewer than 200 people but it has been home to a knitting mill of the same name for several decades. The knitting mill was founded in the 1960s by the industrious Dubliner Tarlach de Blacam and became the source of the island’s textile tradition revival.
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