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merino

1. a breed of sheep, originating in Spain, bred for their fleece
2. the long fine wool of this sheep
3. the yarn made from this wool, often mixed with cotton

merino

[mə′rē·nō]
(textiles)
A fine, soft fabric made of wool from the Merino sheep. Also known as botany.
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Using the highest quality superfine Merino wool, the tank uses reinforced stitching and is your best choice for keeping cool, wicking sweat away from the body, and staying odor-free.
Neeman's is breaking the myth that wool is only a product of winters because it is bulky, heavy and itchy on the skin, by using a form of natural merino wool sourced from Australia which is superfine, lightweight, moisture-wicking, and breathable.
"I encountered merino wool, which has the innate ability to regulate the micro climate inside clothes, and thought it might work well for yoga activity workouts.
The Inaya collection is Malhotra's first Merino wool line which presents this fibre in a way like never before.
That Christmas prezzie staple, the shirt, goes luxury with this merino wool range.
A luxurious blend of 50 percent llama and 50 percent merino wool, this yarn's heathered appearance makes it the perfect choice for your next fall project.
As well as financial rewards they will be given the chance to have their Merino Wool Capsule Collection promoted and sold in top boutiques and stores through the International Woolmark Prize's extensive retail partner network.
Stuff the bottom of the heart and the first bump with Merino wool in the same colour so it doesn't show through.
Presently, athletic brands are creating hybrids of these two elements--fashion and performance--using Merino wool hewn from a specific breed of prized sheep.
The duo's collection in Merino wool included boxy pieces in black and gray.
He went into the ski sock business nearly a decade ago, and now has a nice side business making Merino wool ski socks.
His recommended gear includes custom-built rafts, merino wool tops and socks, and a mummy-shaped sleeping bag that is fit for every occasion