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

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

Harvested flax bundle@aclinger !!!!!!!!! This is taller. Grows in Ohio I think.....

Harvested flax bundle@aclinger !!!!!!!!! This is taller. Grows in Ohio I think.....

Flax, Linum usitatissimum. The Flax fibers, seeds, and flower. (good info on harvest and processing flax fibers for yarn)

Flax, Linum usitatissimum. The Flax fibers, seeds, and flower. (good info on harvest and processing flax fibers for yarn)

Check out LINEN FLAX fiber BLEACHED on woolfinchstudio

LINEN FLAX fiber BLEACHED

Check out LINEN FLAX fiber BLEACHED on woolfinchstudio

A wonderful article and how-to on linen, from plant (flax) to textile, and how it related to American Colonial independence

A wonderful article and how-to on linen, from plant (flax) to textile, and how it related to American Colonial independence

Flax Break..A flax break is a set of intersecting wooden blades that force the retted flax straw to snap into short sections which then fall away from the fibers.

Flax Break..A flax break is a set of intersecting wooden blades that force the retted flax straw to snap into short sections which then fall away from the fibers.

100 wild organic linen/flax fiber  Natural color flax by Lusy, $6.00

100% wild organic linen/flax fiber. Natural color flax fiber. Belorussian jewel

100 wild organic linen/flax fiber Natural color flax by Lusy, $6.00

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