Wrap up in authentic Irish design and craftsmanship or choose to gift a piece of Ireland's heritage with our gorgeous Aran patchwork blanket. The throw is the perfect option to keep oneself cozy, as it is knit with soft, warm, and lightweight 100% Merino wool. Plus, wool truly excels at making durable pieces, so it will last for years to come. When it comes to its design, this blanket was meticulously created by bringing together the most appreciated Aran stitches to create a patchwork pattern. This unique design adds texture and dimension to the blanket, with each square presenting different Aran stitches. Thus, throughout the intricate pattern you’ll find traditional variations of Aran stitching, each one conveying a different message. The honeycomb is a symbol of hard work, the diamond represents a wish for prosperity, and the cable symbolizes a wish for good fortune and safety. Whether used as a Christmas or housewarming gift, as an extra layer of warmth on your bed, or accentuating the back of your couch, this 42” by 60” patchwork blanket is the perfect choice.