Liadain Aiken

Textile Designer from Co. Dublin

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Liadain Aiken Knitwear believes that a quality woollen garment is something that should be treasured for years, even generations. Their belief in longevity extends to the philosophy of their designs. Liadain finds her muse in that which is universal, timelessly beautiful and emotive; inspired by the rolling landscapes of her native Ireland, or playful, irreverent colours that are sure to produce smiles!

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Poolbeg Chimney Jumper

€400

by Liadain Aiken

The Poolbeg Chimney Jumper is a bespoke piece. Each jumper is made to order and adjusted to fit the wearer. The clouds are also unique to each design made to set it aside from any other. Knit in beautifully flecked Merino Wool these are heirloom pieces to be cherished for life.

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Frank Raglan Jumper

€250

by Liadain Aiken

The Frank is a unisex raglan jumper with a longer sleeve and body length for those that prefer a unisex relaxed fit. Made with our beautifully flecked merino we have created a vintage take on the traditional Irish jumper. Liadain Aiken loves to embrace your individual style, so you get to pick your own colours! With 36 colours you get a unique opportunity to create a jumper that fits perfectly with your style. Go wild – clash and pop your favourites.

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Cloud Hat in Lambswool

€60

by Liadain Aiken

We absolutely love clouds at LA knitwear! The jacquard patterned hat is made from the softest lamb’s wool. You can choose from three colour combinations - The Classic , Pink & Fluffy or First Light.

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Bespoke Merino Wool Hat

€55

by Liadain Aiken

With over 30 colours of merino wool, it will be easy to choose a combination to suit your style. Keep it classic and go for all one colour. Choose your favourite tone and add a pop of colour in the bobble. Or go wild and choose 3 colours that compliment or clash. Each merino yarn has a stunning array of coloured flecks, which makes combining unusual shades a creative dream. Each of our beautiful bespoke hats are made to order and knit on hand-driven knitting machines.

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Ailbhe Top in Lambswool

€180

by Liadain Aiken

The beauty of the Ailbhe is in its simplicity – rolled edges, cropped with a versatile funnel neck that works worn long or folded. Knit with soft, cosy lambswool it is easy to wear. A staple for your closet especially if you’re creating the perfect capsule wardrobe.

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Kids Hats in Lambswool

€42

by Liadain Aiken

Create a beautiful bespoke hat for your little ones. With over 20 lambswool colours to choose from you can create a totally unique combination. Have fun picking the colours that will suit your little one.

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So it’s slow fashion, not relentless trends. It’s made to order, not mass produced. It's cherished for life, not wear and discard. Using a bright palette of merino yarns, Liadain creates whimsical woollens inspired by Dublin’s bright lighthouses, shop fronts, record sleeves and cloudy skies.