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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 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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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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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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