The Blackest Black

The Blackest Black

Le Plus Noir des Noirs ! Even though many other fleece colors exist in Ouessant sheep, such as white, brown, rusty midsides, and ouessant swiss, it is often said that Ouessant sheep are a breed of black sheep. To a certain degree this is true as the vast majority of...
Washed & Ready to Go

Washed & Ready to Go

Lavés et prêts à partir ! Ouff ! It’s done ! I just finished washing all of my Ouessant wool samples. Ouf ! C’est fait ! Je viens de laver l’ensemble de mes petits échantillons de laine Ouessant. These little bits of wool will shortly be leaving for a photo...
Any day now

Any day now

Ça va venir d’un jour à l’autre ! Rain, hale, and chilly gusts of wind … That’s right, in Normany the weather is quite gloomy for the end of May ! And due to such uncooperative weather, sheep shearing has been delayed. Nonetheless, sunny spring weather will be...
A Few Dreamy Fleeces for the Spinning Shepherd !

A Few Dreamy Fleeces for the Spinning Shepherd !

Quelques Toisons qui font rêver la Bergère-Filandière ! A big “thank you” to Hervé Vaillant for these gorgeous Ouessant fleeces. Beautiful quality wool in the most exquisite natural colors : dreamy fleeces for the Spinning Shepherd. … to be continued...
Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 113 : Brown Ouessant Wool

Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 113 : Brown Ouessant Wool

Sheep to Sweater Sunday n° 113 : Brown Ouessant Wool One cannot deny the incredible beauty of brown Ouessant wool. La beauté de la toison du mouton d’Ouessant de couleur brune est indéniable. Praline Nonetheless, this fleece color is scorned by some Ouessant breeders,...
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