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The Best Qiviut Clothing & Blankets of 2019

by Justin Thomas •

Musk Ox - Qiviut

Qiviut (pronounced “kiv-ee-ute”) is the name for the downy hair of the musk ox. It is the warmest fiber in the world — about eight times as warm as sheep’s wool. Musk oxen live in Alaska and Canada where temperatures sometimes drop to –100ºF (-73ºC), so they need protection. The Inuktitut name for the musk ox is “umingmak” meaning the …

The Best Camel Wool Clothing Of 2019

by Justin Thomas •

Camel wool is a very soft, insulating fiber. It ranges in size from 15 to 22 microns — putting it in the ultrafine or superfine categories.