Posts will not be removed for lack of flair, but it makes everyone's life a bit easier. I can't imagine something being that much better than them. Our ultrafine merino wool baselayers are from the finest ethically sourced merino wool you can buy. Mod discretion will be used for post removal. I find that underwear/boxers are really pissing me off lately. One 95% merino wool garment may feel totally I'm very fussy about textures - itch is not my friend but I'm fine with merino. (self.onebag). Merino is surprisingly soft and, depending on the brand and make of your merino clothing, can feel more like a regular t-shirt than a sweater. Learn how to properly wear and wash. Includes our top picks for hiking from Meriwool, Woolx, Minus33, KUHL, Smartwool, Icebreaker and more. Designed by BUFF®. OK, great! And a couple of pairs of men's underwear, which seem fine. Hm, ok. Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. [–]java2412 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (6 children). Reusable tamper-evident seal of some kind? I'll try both shirts on tonight and think about it some more. Recs for an Admin Panel like the Field Space 2.0 from Boundary Supply? Are the sizes pretty accurate? There's been some discussion in this thread and elsewhere that quality has declined for exofficio. Has anyone found ways to make Merino wool a bit less itchy? But I don’t want itchy feet!” Luckily, you don’t have to worry about being itchy and uncomfortable with all wool! Weird inquiry - any shoes with velcro that are warm and look sleek still? I've considered using an undershirt, so that may be a solution. I've been getting more and more fed up with cheaper underwear and finally reached a breaking point. Try one. 1. I tried on the 210 GSM last night, and I feel the same way - it's noticeably itchy. How to Make Merino Wool Base Layers Less Itchy We’ve all had to deal with a ridiculously itchy sweater at some point in our lives (it’s the worst). That's not the slim fit. What I have found to be the case is that most of this itchy sensation is due to loose strands within the clothing, this loose wool pokes out and can cause the irritation people to have. Be Nice! Thanks! Darn. Tries to wear them in, wash etc but no luck. I'll check it out. I'll bear that in mind. The problem is the waist band and how it irritates my skin. Some are synthetics, some are wool blends, some are cotton/synthetic blends. The wool wicks sweat from the body but also keeps you very warm. I've heard plenty of people have no issue though. 2. I've gotten bumps on my waistline from my boxers irritating me and they can get to the size of a jelly bean and hurt like fuck. Has anyone else had this problem and then found a better alternative? Then, I'm carrying extra shirts, which kind of violates the purpose. Sad if it's true. Cool, thanks! This is my concern. In the months that followed, there was no more itch at all. In general merino wool is much finer than the wool of other sheep, and so it bends when it presses against the skin, rather than pricking like thicker fibers, so it is less likely to create an itch. sure thing. REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc. π Rendered by PID 26580 on r2-app-07d0c8bcda90d3793 at 2020-12-12 19:22:38.517511+00:00 running 85e58d4 country code: CZ. Merino wool isn’t like your grandma’s itchy wool sweaters! Hopefully not. Merino wool is a natural fibre, obtained courtesy of the merino sheep. Does anyone with experience with Woolpower and at least one 100% merino wool Even though merino wool is not usually itchy, wool affects everybody differently. I did notice the first time I got my W&P and then I put on my normal amount of deodorant and I could tell it was getting on the fabric so that is why I try not to when wearing these shirts as I'm not sure how it will react to the wool. [–]Wutda7 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (2 children), Look into uniqlo heattech v-necks for dress shirt undershirts. [–]xweb01[S] 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (1 child). Grapefruit is nice and light and doesn’t linger. Writer Marie Knowles discovers the secrets behind the softness of this natural fiber. Merino is wool, but not as you know it. 12 month lived in post with the Nomatic Travelpack, Aspiring onebagger that likes hiking and photography - please help me choose a bag, Looking for a small camera insert and a new backpack. So, the shirts are both 17.5 micron, and I do perceive the itch in both despite the different GSMs. They are more like 60% merino, and I'm sure they have their reasons, but I find them to be extremely itchy. Merino is wool but it is the least itchy of the wools as it has short fibre lengths. [–]Surfacian 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (4 children). Writer Marie Knowles discovers the secrets behind the softness of this natural fibre. Should I just expect to get used to it? godspeed! Do you find that to be true? “Wool shoes? But I wore it for a while anyway, and within a few days the itch was almost entirely gone. I'm still kinda new to these W&P shirts, so I'm still in the babying it stage. It is a very fine quality and is brilliant to knit with (apparently). And merino wool is epic! W&P seems to have at least two merino quality levels - go higher for less itch. I forgot about the GSM, I was just thinking about the micron levels for fineness. In fact I just grilled out the other day and had on the wool shirt and it smelled of smoke when I took it off. All those factors combined will determine the outcome. Thanks for the counterpoint. I was hoping that "merino" would truly be magic in that regard. It is highly breathable, insulates even when wet, is quick drying, soft to the touch, and is naturally odour-resistant. I've been a big fan of merino wool for many years now but only now just recently got into merino t shirts (mostly just was getting socks and leggings for the cold) and got 2 shirts from W&P, the blended tee and the 100% tee and I really love both of them. No matter what the boxer is made of, the waist band is usually about the same type of material across most brands. [–]poopin 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago (1 child). [–]xweb01[S] 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children). I dedicate special care to the armpits area (pre treatment with vinegar, then Marseille soap, then Eucalan) but so far they are keeping well. Ultralight Luggage Padlock? You shouldn’t have to break out in hives just to stay warm in the winter. They might be a tiny bit itchy, but their higher numbered merino is super soft. They will become softer and softer over time. Great shirts, but you'll have to take care in washing them; wash them infrequently on tap cold, delicate, and air dry. But I don't want to wash them if it's a lost cause, because then I can't return them. In my case, after four or five times I HAVE to wash them. So, I'm trying to improve my wardrobe for one-bag travel. Apparently I'm one of the only people on earth who gets itchy from merino wool. This keeps content quality high, and removes the incentive of profit for redditors who post and comment, keeping the community fair, honest, and ethical. man, I don't know. The Merino 150's all use 87% Merino wool, but the PhD line varies depending on the underwear you pick. But I'm wearing icebreaker wool socks and underwear right now and they don't itch at all. The iulier t-shirt is silky smooth but bc it's blended with poly. I have several different brands of wool shirts that range in initial itchiness. But now I'm going to definitely check Outlier out. Thread derailment: How is the fit on these? Small every day pack that can handle a lot of weight comfortably? I've been noticing some of them are starting to get more itchy. [–]mustelafuro72 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (2 children), [–]dawgsjw 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (1 child). Luckily it is hard to see but still I'm kinda concerned about stains when I will be just handwashing these. This prevents low-effort and/or self-serving posts. I'm comfortable with blends if 100% wool just won't work. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. Wool is a wonderfully cozy fabric that's fun to wrap up in the winter time. Thanks! I just bought and am trying out: Saxx, Mack Weldon, Icebreaker, Uniqlo Airism, and Wool&Prince underwear. they are FANTASTIC shirts. Second time will result in an indefinite ban. I thought I had just thrown 50 euro into the trash. Or is there any other brand which is better than them? This rule is in place to prevent spammers from taking over the sub. 6. I'm wondering if fabric softener or even washing in something like baby shampoo and then conditioning with baby conditioner (does such a thing exist?) We commonly wear merino shirts as daily pieces, but they’re also our articles of choice for long-distance activities like backpacking or marathon running. I actually bought 2 tee's from Wool and Prince to test them out and worn them almost every day without washing them yet. What are the benefits of merino wool clothing and what to consider before buying. But it also didn't become comfortable in that time frame. The micron levels have always been what I've noticed regarding itch. And it's not for lack of trying — I have merino wool long underwear, undershirts, tanks, hoodies, balaclavas, socks and beanies. But thanks for the information - I am learning a lot about wool from this thread! Appreciate the tip! Merino is wool, but not as you know it. Non-itch, lightweight and silky-soft next to your skin. Merino wool might be itchy for you because your skin could be really dry or saturated with sweat. [–]Tobgay 7 points8 points9 points 1 year ago (1 child). It has probably been a month since I've ordered them and I usually just hang them on a chair until the next wearing (usually next day). Any ideas out there for alternatives? Sometimes automod is a little enthusiastic. Understandably, these experiences can make some worried about other wool clothing. Alpaca wool (particularly the royal alpaca and baby alpaca fiber grades) is non-itchy, warm, and performs better than merino and other types of sheep's wool. yes, I tried very hard to make them work but had to sell them because I couldn't get over the itch. The Merino wool difference Merino wool is the finest and softest sheep’s wool in the world. for longterm open-ended travel as a digital nomad/backpacker. Merino wool comes from the merino sheep, not surprisingly, but it’s such magic stuff. Thanks for the advice. I may give that a shot. Good catch. My question is: do you have Wool & Prince dress shirts, and if so, are they itchy for you? No Direct Links to External Websites - "Direct link posts" to external websites other than imgur, flickr, or reddit images will be removed. 4. I think that is where I first came across it. Darn tough socks, exofficio underwear, but even the wool and prince tees are great as well. It will help with longevity, too, I understand. - Sarcasm and humor are cool, but just being outright mean will get you warned and then banned. Lots of different scents. Plus I was also wanting to see how it really held up to the smell, and so far so good. I panicked when I bought my first merino shirt because of how intensely it itched. I'm 6'4" 250lbs, and the XLT is a little tight on the ol' belly. Posts with links to videos, blogs, reviews, or news articles which contain referal links or codes should include context and will be reviewed and removed if they do not provide high content value. [–]mustelafuro72 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children). Wouldn't surprise me, it's been a few years since I've had to buy some. I see, ok. You could try ironing one inside out to see if that flattens the fibers a bit. I am gonna try without deodorant like you. Also, inside the spectrum of merino wool, how itchy the fabric is depends on how it's treated, how old the sheep was when the wool was sheered (baby sheep = softer wool), etc. Merino wool is finer than human hair and can be softer than cashmere. I was actually looking at making another order from W&P but I might have to go with outlier even though they are quiet a bit more expensive, although I'm not opposed to paying for quality. Email them if you have questions or concerns - their dedication to customer satisfaction is 10/10. [–]rkho 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago (0 children), Outlier's got a color range -- I started buying their shirts in 2017, but I heavily prefer the black. Cookies help us deliver our Services. But if I keep one or both, I'll give that a shot. Since for me this is absolutely unstylish, it's more correct to say" three or four times", airing them in between. Made from soft but durable 100% merino wool where itchy hairs gently have been removed and the wool has been dyed without harmful chemicals at our own Danish dyehouse. [–]xweb01[S] 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (4 children). I don't find them itchy. The one I tried on that feels itchy is the blue micro-check at "130 GSM". Wool & Prince merino wool t-shirts - are they itchy for you? Is this something that will go away or improve after washing? It is laundry detergent for wool and it has lanolin in it (or something similar? Is it overkill? let me know what you think of the wool and prince ones, I haven't tried them but would like to. I'll try on the burgundy button-down at "210 GSM" when I get home tonight. But I generally don't use undershirts, so I don't want to require it of myself just so I can use the wool shirt. I didn't want to throw them in the washer for an initial "softening" wash since I might send them back, depending on this thread and thinking it through. [–]mustelafuro72 3 points4 points5 points 1 year ago (9 children). I tried one on, and it itches. But I know I won't wear these if they are uncomfortable, and I don't want to waste the money. If you feel that your post was unfairly removed, please message the mod team by sending a message to /r/onebag for reconsideration. I just smelt it and it smells good now, no odor or smell of smoke. [–]yankeefool 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago (3 children). ERLYEEN Chunky Knit Blanket Merino Wool Hand Made Throw Boho Bedroom Home Decor Giant Yarn,Milk White,47"x71" 3.8 out of 5 stars 207 $116.89 $ 116. 3. In fact, Merino wool fine fibers have a much smaller diameter, which gives them more flexibility to softly bend when pressed against the … I think its just that my skin has become more sensitive, which sucks, because I love the properties of Merino wool base layers. I am a XXL and concerned that they are going to be hugging the muffin tops. I hope to wear them maybe two or three times over a week without washing. Recommendation/HelpWool & Prince merino wool t-shirts - are they itchy for you? In “normal” wool garments, the fibers are large, broad, and are not too flexible. Hm, ok. That is actually super helpful, since I bought two different shirts and didn't realize they were different weights. https://www.amazon.com/Eucalan-Lavender-Fine-Fabric-Ounce/dp/B001DEJMPG - this looks like it. Thoughts on using a higher-end bag (e.g. Wool is naturally anti-microbial, so your socks usually don't smell Wool is warm in the winter and cool in the summer (at least for socks) Winter hats and neck tubulars made of natural merino wool for winter and all seasons. Well, when they say "wool and prince shirts can be worn several times, even dozen, without washing, people forget to specify that they wear a tshirt underneath. Also, note that you generally don't want to wash these any more than absolutely necessary (as washing is the biggest single thing that wears out the shirt). Never heard of that. There are people who are allergic to wool/lanolin, but that's a whole other deal. There are people who are allergic to wool/lanolin, but that's a whole other deal. I'll definitely get this for my socks/underwear, even if I don't keep the shirts. That is it! Smartwool also has a couple pairs of long underwear available, with use 100% Merino wool for extra warmth and comfort. [–]fikis 10 points11 points12 points 1 year ago (11 children). Hang it over a chair and let it air out and de-wrinkle overnight, and that's usually all the "washing" it will need. Comfortable, temperature regulating and odour resistant: it's nature's technical fabric. Any alternatives. [–]java2412 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children), Yeah I have WP Henley and while they fit well, they are kinda itchy. I've read lots of good things on merino wool, so I've purchased a few items. Seems like all Merino is a tiny bit itchy to start, and it gets better with wear/washing. Many people have thought that the itch caused by wool products is an allergic reaction, possibly to lanolin, but studies at … They are all itchy to me to some degree. [–]Surfacian 2 points3 points4 points 1 year ago (0 children). © 2020 reddit inc. All rights reserved. However, pulling on an itchy sweater or climbing into bed with an itchy blanket can ruin any relaxation time you had And it's been true so far with the socks and underwear. I usually wear them with an undershirt though. Luckily, merino wool isn’t anything like the wool your grandpa used to rock. The research has shown that wearing superfine Merino wool significantly improves the severity and symptoms of this chronic skin condition, challenging misconceptions that all wool is prickly and itchy. level 2 Since I'll be using these mainly for one-bag business and leisure travel, I'm not too worried about long-term non-washing. However, due to the advancement in technologies used to produce synthetic fibers, wool gradually became more scarce. Seriously? Maybe that will feel better out of the box. So I don't know if it's allergy or not. Whenever I've tried a non-merino wool sweater, it's made me itch if it's in contact with my skin. Merino wool underwear of the highest quality – environmentally-friendly, The Nordic Swan Ecolabel and allergy-friendly. How is the wool and prince underwear? Many associate itchiness with wool due to the diameter of the fibers found in typical wool. [–]xweb01[S] 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago (10 children). That's good to know if I keep them. Are there any alternatives out there you guys like? On my smartwool leggings, the waist band is in between the wool layers and was wondering if these W&P boxers were the same, hopefully. renewable merino Feel good knowing that what you are wearing is beneficial to you and also good for the Earth: Merino sheep shed and regrow new ultra-downy coats every year, making their wool … If you ever had an unpleasant experience with wool … This makes alpaca wool perfect for your outdoor clothing, hiking socks and even underwear . [–]yankeefool 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago (1 child), Yeah I mean it is close but I just couldn't get over it. But it fits. Buy directly from the … Way itchier than LL Bean and Minus33. Merino turns the notion that wool is itchy and uncomfortable completely on its head. So while it’s easily durable enough to machine wash (every 100 days or so you have to do so), you definitely shouldn’t put any merino in the … Also, note that you generally don't want to wash these any more than absolutely necessary (as washing is the biggest single thing that wears out the shirt). Gave some away before I read somewhere on Reddit about Eucalan. I so, so want to love these. Woolver stuff is fine - I inherited a twin set jumper from them and wear it quite a bit. Non travel related requests will be removed. Do you think it's an allergy or are they just rough? [–]xweb01[S] 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (3 children). So which do you like better, W&P or Outlier? Can’t remember) but all of the shirts, leggings, etc are much softer. Brewer highlights a few things that separate luxurious, expensive, soft wool from what you’d find on a vintage sweater, or pretty much anything at a … Unlike regular wool fiber that is heavy, coarse, and itchy, Merino wool actually has thinner, finer fibers that make it soft to the touch and won’t irritate even sensitive skin. [–]java2412 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (2 children). I like merino for all the reasons you do, but namely for its insulating, antimicrobial, wicking, and fast drying properties. No Low-Effort Posts - Text posts should include contextual narrative. Best characteristics of these shirts is the fact that they dry very very quickly. I am growing pessimistic that this is the right choice for me. The Wool and Prince shirts will stop feeling itchy starting from the first washing. [–]chesapeakeair 2 points3 points4 points 1 year ago (2 children). I don't want to iron in case I decide to send them back. Briggs & Riley, Tumi, Rimowa, etc.) I appreciate your perspective - thanks! Feel free to share your favourite bags, packing lists, and interesting discussion topics. When I was younger, I was told that I was allergic to wool, and I've always found cheaper wool sweaters to be itchy. Travel Related Posts Only - Posts/requests for bag recommendations should be travel related. The difference is very subtle, but in my opinion, Smartwool underwear is a better choice than Icebreaker underwear. This will allow posts to be sorted, based on their content. good! Don't think so, cause heattech is synthetic and I keep far away from those fabrics. This means they’ll often aggravate the skin when pressed up. Merino wool makes me itchy. [–]chesapeakeair 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago (0 children). Non-itch, lightweight and silky-soft next to your skin. It's just so much money, well over $100/shirt - I'm not used to spending that much, although it doesn't seem unreasonable relative to what I see in this sub. [–]dawgsjw 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children). Personally, I have a hard time wearing 100% wool clothing because of its itchiness, but have never had a problem with … Awesome, that's good to hear. Yeah, it wasn't unbearable during the half hour or so I had it on. they have a great little online community too. Depends but usually not when wearing my two W&P shirts. Merino wool is the "non-itchy" wool, and it has some advantages over traditional cotton socks: Wool, unlike cotton, stays warm when it gets wet. Many knitters use it. How to Make Merino Wool Less Itchy Depending on who you purchase your gear from the merino wool may feel itchy and this turns people off. Common Misconceptions About Wool, Myth #1: “Wool is Itchy” Wool was one of the primary sources of fiber used by humans for thousands of years. I have a handful of wool garments- mostly Ibex. [–]Megatron_McLargeHuge 3 points4 points5 points 1 year ago (1 child). use the following search parameters to narrow your results: /r/Onebag is a community devoted to the idea of lugging around less crap. [–]xweb01[S] 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago (0 children). How is the durability of the Outlier wool vs W&P? Requests for EDC/commute/school bags should be posted on subreddits such as /r/manybaggers and /r/backpacks. I always wear an undershirt and bought all mine used off ebay, but no I've never noticed an itch. You won’t see many merino wool pants or sports apparel on the market and you will see a lot of holes in merino shirts’ elbows because it’s not that stretchy and eventually breaks. [–]Wutda7 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children), [–]dawgsjw 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (3 children). How to Make Wool Less Itchy. 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