Category: Tutorials

Wear More – Wash Less: How to Care for Your Wool

Don’t believe the hype: caring for Ibex wool is simple and straightforward. With spring temps warming our backs, now is the perfect time for a little refresher on summer-weight Merino wool* maintenance.  First we’ll share the “essentials” for cleaning and caring for your wool. Bonus: we’ll also suggest a few easy tips to maximize your… Read more »

Cold Weather Layering: Wool Stacked High Enough to Make a Sheep Jealous

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It’s winter here in Vermont, that means it’s Woolies season. We put this video together to help those who might be having trouble deciding between the 150 and the new 220. Stay warm this winter with the help of our Woolies. (Source: https://player.vimeo.com/)

Looking Good, Feeling Better

Fugee Speaks. We respect the sheep (of course), the craft (without a doubt), the customer (duh!), and our shared natural and living environment.  “Fugee Speaks” is a regular column with notes on what Ibex does behind the scenes to keep Vermont and Mother Nature happy. At Ibex we believe it is the little things that… Read more »

Parents: How to Make Your Freshman Proud at University Parents’ Weekend

The little apple of your eye is off to college! There she (or he) is – making decisions, living independently, expanding her mind…and calling every other day because the “real” world is such a bigger place than she realized. Your college student is excited to have you visit. After a few tenuous years of adolescence,… Read more »