Merino wool

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Merino wool - where does

come from

Merino wool - merino wool - comes from merino sheepMerino originates in Asia, but the inhabitants of the Iberian Peninsula began to breed them on a large scaleOn ships of Spanish and Portuguese explorers, they then reached New Zealand - and there, at the foot of the Southern Alps, they settled permanentlyThey quickly adapted to the harsh conditions in these areasThey are not afraid of extremely strong wind and huge temperature fluctuations, which in summer reach 40 ° C and in winter drop to -30 ° C.

How does merino wool protect animals from heat and frost at the same time? Its structure is made of dense, very thin and delicate fibersIn summer, fur allows the skin of sheep to breathe, not to overheat the bodyIn turn, in winter, it keeps the body warm and protects against rainfall and strong windsThe same properties are attributed to products made of merino wool

What is the difference between merino wool and traditional wool

Interestingly, the fibers of traditional wool are thick and do not bend and sting when in contact with the skinMerino fibers, on the other hand, are thin and springyAs a result - when in contact with the skin, they are pleasant, soft and delicate, and they do not bite - it will work even with the most sensitive skin! The fiber of this wool is much thinner than regular wool, and thanks to its high torsion properties, merino wool is naturally stretchy and adapts to the bodyThis feature also means that merino wool garments do not crease or bulge

The properties of merino wool are impressive - it is a yarn that is especially recommended in winter, but in fact it is definitely an all-season yarnIt is 100% natural - obtained from sheep living in a natural, ecological environmentIt is also 100% biodegradable - it will decompose naturally in the soil within a few yearsThis wool is also one of the most breathable fibers

Merino Thermoactive Underwear for children

The first layer of clothes touches the skin throughout the day, so it is important that it is pleasant to the touch, soft and naturalThe thin merino wool works in harmony with our skin, it is breathable, allows the skin to breathe freelyIt maintains body temperature even when it gets wet, does not retain odors

Merino wool fibers can absorb large amounts of moisture and then pull it away from the skin to evaporate into the airMerino wool absorbs moisture which also means it absorbs sweatThe skin remains pleasantly dry, which is why merino wool clothing is perfect as the first layer, put directly on the body

Why you should wear merino wool hats and neck warmer

Merino has antibacterial properties and does not absorb odors, thanks to the self-cleaning scales on the surface of the fibersit does not attract dust, and with it - microbesLanolin, which covers its fibers, additionally inhibits the multiplication of bacteria, mites and fungiThanks to these properties, you can easily keep merino wool clothes cleanDue to the hydrophobic nature of the fibers, the dirt penetrates them more slowly

In order to refresh clothes made of merino, it is usually enough to just… air it outAll mums will like this property - this wool does not get dirty as quickly as other fibers, so you can enjoy its purity longerDo not wash wool unless necessaryWool itself cleans itself, so it can be washed very rarelyHow to do it? Preferably by hand, and if in a washing machine, then on a program designed for washing woolIt is best to wash the wool by itself and not to spinFor washing, use products designed for washing woolDry flatDo not dry on a heat source, e.g.a radiator or in the sun

Merino wool does not melt under the influence of high temperature, it is self-extinguishing and the least flammable (in case of contact with fire it will not melt and will not stick to the skin)In addition, it is resistant to UV radiation - the raw material itself protects against UV radiation at the UPF 50 filter level

This wool is considered to be the most valuable wool in the worldIt is pleasant to the touch, does not bite, has thermoregulatory properties, high breathability, is resistant to unpleasant odors and is also biodegradable By choosing clothing made of this material, you are adding another small contribution to protecting the environment