FlacHave you ever thought of growing your own clothes? Now is your opportunity. Plant flax, the right kind of course, in your garden now and learn to harvest it and process it later in the season. Flax fiber becomes linen once it is spun. Once you have the linen thread/yarn you can knit with it or weave it into cloth. Learn the details of what variety of seeds to use and how to plant them.

Grow Flax For Linen In Your Garden - Organic Gardening

Growing flax in your garden and making it into linen is a great experience. Linen is the name for flax fiber once it is made into thread. It is hard to believe that what you harvest in the summer, …

pvc pipes for retting flax plants

Pvc Pipes for Retting Flax Plants

The suggestion of trying out pvc pipes for retting flax plants came my way and I have decided to try it out.

scutching, after breaking the flax is scraped by a wooden knife as it hangs down a board.

linen from flax. scutching, after breaking the flax is scraped by a wooden knife as it hangs down a board.

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A Guide to Spinning Flax: Linen Spun from Flax Fibers. Free e-book from Spinning Daily

Flax fiber, mixed with other bast fibers is used to make cloth.

Linen will never lint or pill. The long fibers of the flax plant that make linen make it super durable. It's resistant to scratches, snags, and scuffs, even moths.

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Klorane Volume Leave-in Spray with Flax Fiber

Klorane Volume Leave-in Spray with Flax Fiber

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