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Merino Fun FactsMerino has an excellent warmth-to-weight ratio compared to other wools, in part because the smaller fibers have microscopic cortices of dead air, trapping body heat similar to the way a sleeping bag warms its occupant.
Category Archives: General Merino Information
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
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