Donegal Tweed Throws

Donegal Tweed Throws

Our throws are crafted using thick wool from Donegal and finished in a traditional weave, giving the beautiful texture that we all love from a Donegal tweed throw. The blankets are warm and comfortable, perfect as a couch throw or on a bed, and are finished with beautiful tassels, adding extra character.

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  1. Pluto Mohair Tweed Throw
    Avoca Mill Collection
    Pluto Mohair Tweed Throw
    €185.32

    Add a contemporary, yet heritage touch of luxury to your home with our Pluto Mohair Tweed Throw. A nod to our classic Spectrum design with a herringbone twist, it features colour-and-weave effects in the pattern, creating an overall gradient design in lively and vibrant shades of yellow, cyan, paprika, and pink. Crafted from a 10% mohair and 90% pure new wool bespoke yarn, custom spun for Avoca in Co. Donegal, that features the iconic Donegal fleck.

    • Woven in our Avoca Mill in Ireland.

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  2. Oak Mohair Tweed Throw
    Avoca Mill Collection
    Oak Mohair Tweed Throw
    €185.32

    Add a contemporary, yet heritage touch of luxury to your home with our Oak Mohair Tweed Throw. A nod to our classic Spectrum design with a herringbone twist, it features colour-and-weave effects in the pattern, creating an overall gradient design in earthy greens, with a vibrant lime colour pop. Crafted from a 10% mohair and 90% pure new wool bespoke yarn, custom spun for Avoca in Co. Donegal, that features the iconic Donegal fleck.

    • Woven in our Avoca Mill in Ireland.

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  3. Storm Mohair Tweed Throw
    Avoca Mill Collection
    Storm Mohair Tweed Throw
    €185.32

    Add a contemporary, yet heritage touch of luxury to your home with our Storm Mohair Tweed Throw. A nod to our classic Spectrum design with a herringbone twist, it features colour-and-weave effects in the pattern, creating an overall gradient design in stormy shades of grey and blue with warmer tones of walnut and sand. Crafted from a 10% mohair and 90% pure new wool bespoke yarn, custom spun for Avoca in Co. Donegal, that features the iconic Donegal fleck.

    • Woven in our Avoca Mill in Ireland.

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  4. Dewdrop-Mohair-Tweed-Throw
    Avoca Mill Collection
    Dewdrop Mohair Tweed Throw
    €185.32

    Crafted in a soft to the touch blend of Donegal wool and mohair yarns, this stunning tweed throw is a beautiful balance of luxury and heritage. Woven by our expert team in our Co. Wicklow Mill in an uplifting palette of soft creamy beige and brilliant turquoise blue, it's reminiscent of a soft dewy morning. The perfect throw to introduce a fresh update to your bedroom or living space.

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  5. Harriet-Mohair-Tweed-Throw
    Avoca Mill Collection
    Harriet Mohair Tweed Throw
    €185.32

    Irish Made Award Winner!

    This eye-catching tweed throw is a beautiful balance of luxury and heritage, designed and woven by our expert team in our Mill in Co. Wicklow. Crafted in a soft-to-touch blend of Donegal wool and mohair yarns, the palette of burnt orange, robust red and bright blues is both rich and welcoming. This gorgeously cosy blanket promises to add colour and cheer to your bedroom or living space.

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  6. Midnight-Mohair-Tweed-Throw
    Avoca Mill Collection
    Midnight Mohair Tweed Throw
    €185.32

    Woven in our Co. Wicklow Mill by our expert team in a soft to touch blend of Donegal wool and mohair yarns, this stunning tweed throw is a beautiful balance of luxury and heritage. Crafted in a rich palette of tonal blues, greys, and greens. We think this cosy throw is the perfect choice to add warm and classic midnight accents to the décor of your bedroom or living space.

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  7. Circus-Heavy-Donegal-Throw
    Avoca Mill Collection
    Circus Heavy Donegal Throw
    €195.07

    Enjoy the vivid spectrum of colour in this eye-catching woollen blanket. Crafted in the chunky, cosy form of a classic herringbone pattern woven from thick Donegal yarn.

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  8. Wynne-Heavy-Donegal-Throw
    Avoca Mill Collection
    Wynne Heavy Donegal Throw
    €162.56
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    Part of our mill's 300 year heritage is the stories woven through the rich fabric of its history. Our talented designers have reinterpreted old woven swatches dating from 1954 to create this colourful and robust pure new wool throw. Directly inspired by the wonderful Wynne sisters who injected design and creative direction into the mill during this era, their design skill and use of colour remain at the heart of how we weave today.

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  9. Grey & White Stripe Heavy Donegal Throw
    Avoca Mill Collection
    Grey & White Stripe Heavy Donegal Throw
    €195.07

    Cast by our expert weavers with Irish spun, thick Donegal yarn in the visually distinctive herringbone style weave. This stunning throw functions beautifully as an instant elevation to your interior décor. The subtle tones of crisp white and charcoal grey ensure this throw will always have pride of place in your home.

    • Woven in our Avoca Mill in Ireland.

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  10. Grey-Herringbone-Heavy-Donegal-Throw
    Avoca Mill Collection
    Grey Herringbone Heavy Donegal Throw
    €195.07

    Our heavy herringbone throw in grey boasts a subtle herringbone weave that is simple and classic. Crafted from pure new wool this throw is perfect for wrapping up with on chilly evenings.

    • Woven in our Avoca Mill in Ireland.

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  11. Peat-Heavy-Donegal-Throw
    Avoca Mill Collection
    Peat Heavy Donegal Throw
    €195.07

    In a colour palette that evokes images of stone walls and gorse bushes, the Peat throw is crafted from Donegal yarn in a subtle herringbone weave. Embracing home comfort and timeless style, this throw makes a perfect layer for your sofa or bed.

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  12. Green-Hills-Heavy-Donegal-Throw
    Avoca Mill Collection
    Green Hills Heavy Donegal Throw
    €195.07

    We love this throw for its understated style and versatility. The fabric is 100% pure new wool to give it that heavy, luxurious feeling, while the rich greens and yellows make a statement in any interior. With thick tassel fringing to finish it all off, we think we might have just found our new favourite.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Donegal Tweed Throws

Browse the Avoca range of Donegal tweed throws. These throws are distinctive in appearance characterized by colourful specks or flecks of contrasting yarns that are woven into the fabric. The flecks are typically created using different-coloured threads, often in earthy tones such as greens, blues, browns, and greys, which give Donegal tweed its unique and visually appealing texture.

  • What makes Donegal tweed unique?

    There are several characteristics which make Donegal tweed unique;

    Heritage and Tradition: Donegal tweed has a rich history that dates back centuries. It is deeply rooted in the Irish tradition of handweaving and is closely associated with the rugged landscapes and rural communities of County Donegal.

    Variegated Appearance: Donegal tweed is well-known for its variegated appearance, with its colourful specks or "flecks" of yarn giving it a recognisable pattern.

    Durability and Warmth: Donegal tweed is renowned for its durability and warmth. The dense weave and high-quality wool used in its production make it suitable for cold and harsh weather conditions.

  • Are Donegal tweed throws suitable for outdoor use?

    Yes, Donegal tweed throws are suitable for outdoor use in certain situations. Whilst primarily for indoor use, a Donegal tweed throw can be used to keep you warm on summer evenings when the temperature drops. However, these throws should not be exposed to prolonged moisture as the tweed may absorb water and take a long time to dry.

  • Are Donegal tweed throws eco-friendly or sustainable?

    Whilst not officially eco-friendly or sustainable, Donegal tweed throws do have some characteristics that align with sustainability principles.

    Natural fibres – Donegal tweed throws are typically made from 100% wool, which is natural, renewable and biodegradable.

    Longevity – Donegal throws are known for their durability and longevity. They can last for years and years, so you don’t need to replace them.

    Reduced chemical input – Compared to synthetic fabrics, wool production requires fewer chemical use.