Patagonia Wool 2 Crew
Price Paid: about 35-40US
The price of wool! It's not cheap by all means and I was thinking if I really want to spend the money on it.
I used to wear only synthetic base layers before and still think they are better when I really work hard and sweat a lot. But this wool2 just feel great! I used it almost every day for about 4 mounts!
It's great next to skin, in terms of feel and warm, it is great when you just sit around, in town, sleeping in your tent up somewhere, or when hiking (didn't try it in very cold weather only in mild, and then I found it a bit too warm).
The only bad thing to say is it does get holes in it pretty fast. I had to chock it away after I had more holes then a shirt. But for how versatile it is, I'm happy to keep on buying it, ever few years, and use it year round, in town and out when trekking for long time.
It's also really light for how warm it is, so I don't mind carrying it around for evening use and around camp. It was my first wool item and since then I got few others.
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Roll out of bed, pull on the Patagonia Men's Wool 2 Long-Sleeve Crew, and head out for a dawn trail run or ski tour. This lightweight, contoured-fit base layer keeps you dry like a synthetic top, but it naturally resists odors and insulates even when it's wet. Patagonia used an organic eco-wash to make the Wool 2 Crew base layer incredibly soft-other manufacturers use chlorine treatments. Patagonia gave this New Zealand merino wool base layer top a crewneck so that your chest isn't crowded with zippers when you're layered for a ski tour. Off-set seams prevent chafing underneath your ski bibs or backpack.
- Backcountry Outlet refers to the men's version
Even a week?s worth of rides in Moab, Fruita and Durango left this performance baselayer so odor-free you?d think it self-laundered. Made from soft 4.4-oz merino wool with an extra-fine-gauge yarn and a durable jersey construction for a luxurious hand, our Wool 2 Crew naturally resists odor, insulates even when wet, and stretches to meet the topographic vagaries of the Four Corners. The crew features a nonbinding crossover crew collar, flat chafe-free seams and wide self-fabric cuffs that stay put. We eco-wash our merino wool for softness and to reduce shrinkage without the use of environmentally harmful chlorine. Machine wash; lay flat to dry.
- Patagonia.com refers to the men's version
On Sale. Free Shipping. Patagonia Men's Wool 2 Crew Shirt (Spring 2009) Stay dry and warm in this versatile, merino wool baselayer designed for a wide range of exertion levels and temperatures Specifications: Weight: 7 oz / 198 g 4.4-oz (148 g) 100% chlorine-free merino wool Features: Eco-washed merino wool resists odor naturally, insulates even when wet, is durable and stretches, provides superior performance and softness without the use of environmentally harmful chlorine; extra-fine-gauge yarn and jersey-knit construction provide luxurious hand Crossover crew collar provides soft comfort at neck without binding Raglan sleeve seams won't chafe beneath pack straps; side seams offset to eliminate irritation; wide, self-fabric cuffs keep sleeves in place Machine wash cold, lay flat to dry Slim fit This product can only be shipped within the United States. Please don't hate us.
- Moosejaw refers to the men's version
In the soft Patagonia Wool 2 Crew for Men you can work up a sweat biking to work, catch a bouldering session in the afternoon, and still have people want to be near you at the pub. Designed for an active lifestyle in warm to cool weather, our most versatile merino layer is made from 73% merino wool wrapped around a 27% all-recycled polyester core for a luxurious hand. Inherently soft and comfortable, merino naturally resists odor, moves moisture away from the skin, regulates body temperature, and stretches. Raglan sleeves and offset side seams won't chafe beneath pack straps; overlock seams throughout provide a clean aesthetic. Patagonia slow-washes their merino for next-to-skin softness. Machine-wash cold; lay flat to dry. Recyclable through the Common Threads Recycling Program.
- Altrec Outdoors refers to the men's version