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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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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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What’s in a Micron?

As you begin diving into the world of Merino wool apparel you will quickly see that items are described by the weight of the product. Typically this is discussed as the fabrics micron weight. I actually very casually dropped the … Continue reading

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The Australian Wool Market

Wow, who knew that wool was such big business. I mean, I love the merino, but had know idea how important the wool industry is to the Australian economy. As my research on merino is progressing I found an interesting … Continue reading

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A Little Merino History

Today I want to spend a few minutes discussing the history of the wool industry. As a quick caveat, I am not a historian, nor is this an attempt for a full and accurate history of wool. I just wanted … Continue reading

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