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Bouclelaine Ouessant50

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Blending fleeces from sheep raised on Ouessant (France's western-most island) and in Finistère, Brittany, and integrating some Merino d'Arles, also raised in France, Bouclelaine's Ouessant50 is a wonderful embodiment of what sustainable yarn companies rooted in their communities do these days. It's woollen-spun into a fingering weight which makes it perfect for light sweaters and layering pieces.

Perfect For

    • Sweaters
    • Layering

    Yarn Specs

      • Fingering weight
      • 2 ply
      • Woollen spun
      • 400 meters per 100 grams / 437 yards per 3.53 ounces
      • 50% fleeces from Ouessant, 25% fleeces from Finistère, 25% Merino d'Arles
      • Non-superwash

      Good To Know

        • Fleeces are lovingly hand-selected by Clotilde and Brigitte, the mother-daughter duo behind Bouclelaine.
        • They're then sent on to small companies in Creuse and Ariège (France) to be spun up and dyed.
        • Bouclelaine's work is part of the French woolcraft development supported by the European association “A.T.E.L.I.E.R. laines d’Europe”.
        • Fiber & yarn origin: France

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