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Merino Fun FactsLike cotton, wool absorbs water (up to 1/3 its weight), but, unlike cotton, wool retains warmth when wet.
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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
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
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
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
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