Both classic and charming, cozy and warm, the Aran fisherman jumper is a contemporary wardrobe staple that is nothing short of iconic. Perfect for weekends away and bringing style to any outfit, expect to find mesmerising Celtic knots, thick winding cables and twirling twists. We’ve gathered some of our favorite FREE Aran jumper patterns for women so you can craft your very own!
Inishturk Jumper and Tam
This jumper features one of the most beautiful cable motifs: the ‘Celtic knot’. Every inch of the jumper is covered in cable designs, with cable plaits and ropes also featuring. Oh, and the pattern includes a matching tam o’shanter hat too!
Lattice Knit Jumper
Firmly in keeping with a traditional Aran style, this free pattern by Cascade Yarns offers a bit of everything for the cable and knot knitter. With a cosy roll neck and nicely fitted body this pattern is a real classic.
Colourblock Fisherman's Jumper
If you're a colour lover, then this jumper pattern by Noro is for you. Combining traditional cables and knots with some hits of bright colour, this pattern hits the high street trend for bold stripes in traditional knits.
For a classic Aran jumper, this Hayfield jumper is a wardrobe staple. And you, our makers, love the pattern too! Check out some of the projects based on this pattern - Maureen D has worked the pattern up a treat, while Caroline R's has created a burnt orange twist on the classic Aran, we love it!
This beautiful jumper by Gedifra takes the classic Aran styling and gives it a modern twist. With a bold cable and some gorgeous texture this pattern is recommended for beginners and up.