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The Warmest Duvet Of 2019

To find the warmest duvet, we need to determine the warmest duvet filling material. In terms of heat retention and the ability to used as filling, these are the warmest fibers by weight: Qiviut [Musk Ox Wool] Yak Wool Alpaca Wool Camel Wool Sheep’s Wool For more details, see my article explaining why these wools are ultrawarm. After testing duvets …

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The Best Qiviut Clothing & Blankets of 2019

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 …

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The Best Camel Wool Clothing Of 2019

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.

The Warmest Wool Blankets Of 2019

Wool is the warmest blanket material, especially wool from animals who live in cold terrains. Wool is a natural material that includes a crimp, which helps to hold in more heat than a material with an open weave. It also provides natural insulation.

The Best Men’s Yak Wool Clothes For 2019

Yak down is a very warm fiber that’s also lightweight and soft. It’s a more affordable alternative to the rare qiviut (musk ox down). Yaks are primarily raised by nomadic Tibetan and Mongolian families. Their wool is combed once per year in the springtime. Some advantages of yak wool: Yak wool is 66% more breathable and 40% warmer than merino, …