Does the idea of making that chilly morning commute dressed in wool leave you scratching like a sheep in need of a haircut? Think again. Gone are the days of itchy wool clothing. Merino wool is not only durable, but soft and comfortable. It’s the best natural material for wicking moisture away from the skin […]
As the summer approaches and the weather turns warmer, wool clothing is probably not something we’re rushing to stock up on. As it turns out, maybe we should be. Although scientists have tried to create the perfect fabric that will keep our bodies dry and cool — or warm — wool, a natural fiber, has […]
Icebreaker, a New Zealand company, is proving that wool can be worn in warm weather. They have released a new line of “ultra-fine” merino wool T-shirts. I’ve been testing their Tech T Lite while biking, it has performed quite admirably in the heat — it keeps you cool, and retains less odor than a cotton […]
Merino wool qualifies as a metaefficient material. It’s softer than regular wool, resists wind, regulates body temperature, and warms better than any synthetic material.