Published : 2015-10-05 16:49:34
Categories : Norway Shop BLOG
1 - SOFT, LIGHTWEIGHT AND ELASTIC: Merino wool fibers are very small and fine, way smaller than many other fabrics. This allows it to gain softness and elasticity. Due to the fibers` structure, the material is very easy to wear and it feels extraordinarily comfortable on the skin.
2 - ANTI-ALLERGIC: merino wool contains keratin. This protein is also found in the human body and it is considered to be very beneficial for our skin. Thanks to this particular characteristic, merino wool is often the perfect fabric for those people suffering from allergic reactions.
3 - BREATHABLE: merino wool is a breathable fabric. This means that moisture is absorbed from the body and you won`t feel neither sweaty nor cold if you practice any activity.
4 - INSULATED: merino wool naturally regulates the body temperature, as all types of wool. Especially when worn directly on the skin, the body is protected against extreme temperatures.
5 - ANTI-BACTERIAL: lanolin, also called “wool grease” or “wool fat” is a kind of wax contained in wool that has anti-bacterial properties - as a matter of facts, it protects the skin from irritations and it enhances the softness of wool.
6 - ODOR-RESISTANT: the inner structure of the fibers makes merino wool odor-resistant. The particles will be held in the fibers and only released when the product is washed.
7 - WARM: merino wool is a very warm material, despite being so lightweight. But merino is not simply warm: it keeps the warmth in the fabric while regulating the body temperature, even when weather conditions are extreme, and even if it gets wet.
8 - BEST FOR ATHLETS: thanks to its amazing characteristics, merino wool is the best fabric for everyone who enjoys outdoor activities. It is a material that can be easily blended with other natural or technical fabrics in order to reach the highest levels of performance.
Kuppern, by Dale of Norway Knut “Kupper’n» Johannesen became world champion in 1957 and 1964, European champion in 1959 and 1960, and won the Norwegian championship 8 times. He was Olympic champion 1960 and 1964. After a record run in Squaw Valley “Kupper’n” was voted the best athlete of all time. Knut Johannesen’s name is also often associated with the saying “Silver is defeated “and” two inner and away with it! “.
9 - WATER RESISTANT: each fiber of merino can hold up to 30% of its own weight in moisture without getting you wet! Indeed, wool is naturally water resistant - new developments in technology made it possible to have garments which are 100% water repellent.
10 - DURABLE, NATURAL AND SUSTAINABLE: wool, with all its fantastic properties, is 100% natural and environmental friendly. Due to the fibers` flexibility, merino wool garments are very durable and resistant to tearing - moreover, the fibers are naturally protected by a film which protects it from wearing and abrasions.