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Merino Fun FactsLike cotton, wool absorbs water (up to 1/3 its weight), but, unlike cotton, wool retains warmth when wet.
Monthly Archives: February 2011
I recently ran into an interesting article and industry trend regarding merino wool. Because of all of the great properties that I have mentioned in the past regarding merino wool, i.e. body temperature regulation, moisture absorption/wicking, odor control, many companies … Continue reading
I just got a new base layer shipment in today. I found a great deal at Overstock.com for an Australian merino wool t-shirt. The price was $34.49 plus $2.50 shipping. Not bad for a great performance base layer that is … Continue reading
Many people make the mistake of thinking wool is only supposed to be worn when it is cold outside. While it is true that standard wool in the form of a thick sweater is ideal for cold weather, Merino wool … Continue reading
I recently had a question come up between the difference of cashmere vs. merino wool. Although I have been a fan of cashmere sweaters for a long time due to their extreme softness, I have been disappointed in the overall … Continue reading