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Merino Fun FactsThe Phoenicians introduced sheep from Asia Minor into North Africa, and the foundation flocks might have been introduced into Spain as late as the 12th century.
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