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.....
flax fiber which will be spun into linen yarn or thread
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
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. today at the brocante
100 wild organic linen/flax fiber Natural color flax by Lusy, $6.00