Now the Filson or heavier Norwegian sweaters are great for really cold weather and outdoor pursuits. Wool wicks moisture, which also keeps your body dry by pulling sweat away from your skin, so it can evaporate. However, merino wool is made of the finest grades of wool from Merino sheep in grades of 23 micron or finer. Merino wool is acquired from Merino sheep, commonly found in the mountainous regions of Australia and New Zealand. Soft sweaters can look like modern golf shirts, just too thin and horribly unflattering some of the times on some men. Well, glad you asked. I just got a couple BB merino sweaters that, happily, fit me well. They seem to not flatter non-svelte torsos. There are various kinds of sheep wool contingent upon the different sheep species, for instance, melton, loden, Shetland, lambswool, and merino. If you wear clothes, it’s safe to assume two things about you. It is considered to be the best wool available for suiting and knits. I just don't have the body type for them. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. That’s because merino wool fibers are much finer than standard sheep’s wool. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. I love merino v-necks and sweaters. Put on your learning socks (are they made of merino wool?) I appreciate shetland sweaters, but a recent acquisition of one of Press's navy merino sweater vests and some thoughtful reflection about what works best for me got me wanting to be an advocate here for merino wool. We will only use it to contact you to confirm your post. I appreciate shetland sweaters, but a recent acquisition of one of Press's navy merino sweater vests and some thoughtful reflection about what works best for me got me wanting to be an advocate here for merino wool. Which, due to his recent popularity, can probably be seen scaling the mountain cliffs puffing his chest out a bit. First, View workingpersonsstore’s profile on Instagram, View workingperson’s profile on Pinterest, View working-persons-enterprises’s profile on LinkedIn, View workingpersonvideo’s profile on YouTube, WPS Has all the Raingear You’ll Need for Spring Showers. If you wear clothes, it’s safe to assume two things about you. I find that I wear it much more often than shetland wool. So what is merino wool, and how is it different from regular wool? The way the J. At 5'7" with a fairly small waist and broad shoulders it is tough to find heavier sweaters that aren't a little tight in the chest or don't come down to my knees. It’s breathable and adapts well to changing weather conditions, which keeps your body more comfortable. First, that you probably do not get as many strange looks in restaurants as those that don’t wear clothes; and second, that you’ve probably heard of merino wool, and heard a lot about it. Wool is water-resistant, keeping your body dry. A shame, really, as I prefer both the look and feel of lambswool. I'll have to find a spot on my Christmas list for one of these. IF IT'S VERY OLD, PLEASE CONSIDER REGISTERING FIRST, AND STARTING A NEW THREAD ABOUT THIS TOPIC. Sheep’s wool is by far the most common and widely available type of wool, and it’s what most people think of when they think of wool. There are many very popular merino wool products available right now and the best place to find them is at Working Person’s Store. CTRL + SPACE for auto-complete. and prepare to assimilate some knowledge. Thanks for the tip. Merino wool simply comes from a merino sheep, which primarily hail from the mountainous regions of New Zealand and Australia. Paul Evans Burton Double Monk Strap With Cap Toe - $200 obo, Moral Code Double Monk Strap Wingtip (8M) - $100. I am not a Shetland sweater person either. As I wear my outdoor weight sweaters less and less, I have thought of this question alot lately. Warm, lightweight Shetland wool is … Merino wool simply comes from a merino sheep, which primarily hail from the mountainous regions of New Zealand and Australia. There are actually many different kinds of wool, and the thing that makes different kinds of wool, well, different, is actually the animal that it comes from. Too itchy and too full looking. Why isn't lambswool part of the discussion? Not sure but, I think I just agreed with the OP? Brooks Brothers Red Fleece University Stripe OCBD - 15 x 32/33, Freemans Sporting Club White OCBD - 14.5 x 32. :smile: Your email address will not be publicly visible. I appreciate shetland sweaters, but a recent acquisition of one of Press's navy merino sweater vests and some thoughtful reflection about what works best for me got me wanting to be an advocate here for merino wool.