Merino wool comes from merino sheep. Merino sheep are the world's most popular sheep breed, which originated from Spain. This highly prized sheep breed was exclusive to Spain up until the 18th century, after this date The Royal Merino Flocks were traded and exported to countries including Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and South America. The merino wool from these sheep is noted for its fine, soft, smooth and lustrous surface.
Merino wool is a good insulator which regulates the body temperature
Merino wool is a good insulator which regulates the body temperature, providing warmth without overheating the wearer and drawing moisture away from the skin. The fabric is also slightly moisture repellent allowing the user to avoid the feeling of wetness.
Merino wool is naturally flame resistant and has a natural elasticity, making it a perfect choice for clothing as the garments will maintain their shape.