Smirslets are dark-colored with white around the mouth. Frequently a narrow band of white extends to the top of the head.
Shannon Finger’s ewe “Jubilee” (photos above) from Shandrew Hill Farm, Wisconsin.
The ram above also shows Bielset markings with the circular band of color around its neck. Photo from Stephen Rouse, Sheltering Pines Farm, Michigan.
Julie Guilette’s smirslet ewe from BrambleWool Farm in Wisconsin.