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The Warmest Socks Of 2019

If you are prone to getting cold feet in the winter, you’ll appreciate the warmth of a sock made with premium wool. If you venture outdoors, the extra warmth will allow you to be comfortable even while hiking in the snow. The warmest wools are: qiviut (musk ox down), yak wool and bison wool. Some other warm fibers include merino and alpaca wool. …

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The Softest Merino T-Shirt: Outlier Ultrafine

I’ve tested many merino wool t-shirts over the years — including those from Icebreaker, Minus 33, Smartwool, Ibex, Wooly and Arcteryx. The softest merino shirt I’ve tried is the Outlier Ultrafine T-Shirt. The fiber used in this shirt feels almost buttery to the touch. It has a excellent drape too, due to the use of 17.5 micro merino fibers. Merino has the ability to …

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Underrated Fiber Series: Yak Wool

Similar to Bison wool, Yak wool is a very warm, lightweight and soft fiber. Yaks are primarily raised by nomadic Tibetan and Mongolian families. Their wool is combed (not shorn) once per year in the springtime when the animals shed their winter coat.