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Article: Lambswool - Sustainable winter comfort

Lambswool - O aconchego sustentável do Inverno

Lambswool - Sustainable winter comfort

Winter is the season that invites us to embrace comfort and warmth, and there is no material that offers this feeling as well as Lambswool, or sheep's wool. This natural fiber, sourced from young sheep, has been prized for centuries for its exceptional ability to retain heat.

What is Lambswool?

Lambswool is a premium wool harvested from the first shearings of young sheep, generally less than seven months old. These fibers are incredibly fine and soft, making Lambswool a high-quality, luxurious material for making clothing and accessories. The softness and fineness of the fibers make it particularly suitable for use close to the skin, offering an exceptional feeling of comfort.

Heat retention in winter

One of Lambswool's most notable features is its ability to retain heat. The fine, dense fibers have a high insulating power, meaning they can capture and store body heat, keeping you warm and cozy even in the coldest winter temperatures. This makes Lambswool an ideal choice for coats, scarves, gloves and any garment intended to face the harsh cold. When you wear Lambswool, you wrap yourself in a layer of natural insulation that keeps heat close to your body, ensuring long-lasting comfort.

Lambswool Sustainability

In addition to its heat retention properties, Lambswool is a sustainable choice for conscious fashion lovers. Here are some reasons why Lambswool is an environmentally responsible option:

  1. Biodegradable: Clothes made from Lambswool are biodegradable, which means that at the end of their useful life they decompose naturally without causing harm to the environment. Every 25 minutes the amount of fossil fuels needed to produce synthetic clothing is used in an Olympic swimming pool.

  2. Renewable: Sheep continue to produce Lambswool throughout their lives, making it a renewable resource.

  3. Durability: Lambswool garments tend to be durable, which extends their lifespan and reduces the need for frequent replacement.

  4. Waterproof: it does not retain water so it does not absorb stains or dirt, preventing it from being washed countless times.

Lambswool is more than just a material choice for winter clothing; it is a statement of comfort and sustainability. By choosing Lambswool, you can enjoy the natural warmth and soft touch it offers, whilst contributing to a more environmentally conscious world. This natural, renewable fiber keeps your body warm during the cold months and warms your heart with the knowledge that you are making a responsible choice. Enjoy the feeling of Lambswool in winter and embrace sustainable comfort with our Lambswool knits.

Text: Filipa Achega

Photo: Martin Bisof on Unsplash

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