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Bullet Proof Merino

Wool is awesome.  I’ve professed my love on numerous occasions and am continuing my journey to 100% wool conversion.  I just read some exciting news for those in the law enforcement or military community who share my passion for merino.  … Continue reading

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Merino Wool Controversy – To Mulesing or not to Mulesing

Below is information regarding a common practice to merino sheep. Merino wool is obviously produced by a living, breathing animal. This idea is often forgotten by those purchasing merino products as it is not quite as obvious as buying a … Continue reading

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Merino Wool Babies – Get them started young!

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

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New Base Layer Deal – Kenyon Short Sleeve Merino Wool Shirt

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

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Merino Wool is Comfortable to Wear in Warm and Cool Temperatures!!!!

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

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Merino Wool vs. Cashmere

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

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Marketing Merino – “No Finer Feeling”

Merino wool is awesome. Plain and simple. But, as mentioned in my previous post The Australian Wool Market it is also big business. Australia is one of the largest producers of merino wool in the world and as such have … Continue reading

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Merino Care

One of the common questions I get about merino wool is, “don’t I have to dry clean that stuff?” To be honest that does depend on the type of wool product that you purchase, but these days, most fine/ultra fine … Continue reading

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Merino Time Warp!

When I am not busy scavenging the internet for great Merino deals and working to complete my mission of having every item on my body covered at all times with technical Merino products, I like to have some fun. This … Continue reading

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What a Merino Deal!!

Hey everyone! I just received a new shipment of Smartwool merino wool socks from Sierra Trading Post. As many of you probably know, Smartwool is one of the best US merino wool manufacturer’s going. I got such an amazing deal … Continue reading

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