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  1. The Layering Principle

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    September 19, 2018 by Polarn O. Pyret

    The layering principle is just as simple as it is ingenious. Dressing your kids in layers will keep them warm and dry. But it’s not the clothes themselves that provide the most warmth – it’s the air between each layer. Hold in the warmth, let out the moisture, and keep the rain and snow at bay! LAYER 1: BASE LAYER – NEXT TO THE SKIN The purpose of the base layer is to keep the body warm. Children who run around and play outdoors when it’s cold generate heat and moisture that need to be transported away from their bodies. A wool base layer is warm even if it gets damp and a polyester base layer, while generally not as warm, wicks moisture away from …
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  2. Happy, warm and dry children

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    August 5, 2015 by Polarn O. Pyret

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    Is there anything more wonderful than children playing outside in the fresh air – whether it be a clear autumn day or a crisp day in December. Even when it is cold outside, however, children actively playing outdoors, easily get sweaty. To prevent the child from getting cold, moisture must be be wicked away from the body. A wool base layer keeps the child’s body warm and dry. Polarn O. Pyret’s wool base layer is made of soft merino wool that does not itch. Wool is particularly appropriate for newborns and small children since they are unable to regulate temperature in the same way as older children and adults. Wool innermost layer and mid layer We offer wool both as the first layer against the …
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