Is There a Difference in Wool?

There is. Ever wonder why some wool itches and feels coarse to the skin and other feels so smooth and silky? It depends which animal the wool comes from. Merino Wool from Australia or New Zealand is the best wool. Eighty-five percent of the World’s Merino Wool comes from Australia.

A good guideline is knowing the difference. The interior wool has a silk or wet like feel, that is genetically the amount of body oil in the wool itself. The outside wool on top of the animal is drier and coarser to the skin and protects the animal from the elements.

Merino wool are thinner and finer strands woven into some of the best wool fabrics. Much finer than most wool available. Merino Wool features the following attributes: it is cool, it breathes and wicks moisture away from the skin. It is durable, holds it shape and feels so good to wear. Some of the best base layer clothing available today is made of Merino Wool which is ideal for all kinds of outdoor activities including running, hiking and exercise.

Merino Wool is a preferred wool for better Professional Men’s and Women’s Clothing. If you never tried to wear Merino Wool, you are in for a treat.