How effective is wool in making someone comfortably warm during winter?

I am an Asian wanting to have a job opportunity in a cold country ........but the thing is i am not used to the cold temperatures.It triggers my asthma. I grew up in a warm country of 28=30C temperature. I found out that wool is effective against the cold........but how effective is it. The country i want to go to experiences zero degrees during winter. please help me out. please and thanks to all the sincere answerers.

Asked By: nini - 1/28/2008
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wool is very very effective...almost magical... More
Answered By: Jessie - 1/28/2008
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wool is not as good as seal fur ps dont just waste the meat use every part of the animal that you can and you are what you eat
Answered By: peter w - 1/28/2008
Yes it will help, but try wearing a tee shirt underneath a woolen sweater. Multiple layers work best in cold weather. If you just put a woolen sweater on with nothing underneath you will still feel cold. Also, look out for thermal underwear - vests and stuff will help.
Answered By: ☼☼☼ - 1/28/2008
You will find that wool is awesome. That is because it insulates as well as warms. What most people don't realize is that wool is also perfect in warm weather also. That is because wool wicks away moisture keeping you cool. So, not only is it great because it keeps you warm, it also can keep you cool and it is a... More
Answered By: Queen of the Dust Mites - 1/28/2008
Wool is wonderful - cotton kills. Wear layers, as people have said. Your best bottom layer is silk - most people like the way it feels and it won't itch like wool. Wear a shirt, then a sweater. You can buy thermal long pants, too. You can also get lined jeans. You'll need to ear a hat and gloves and a quality jacket... More
Answered By: nicolemcg - 1/28/2008
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