Flax Combing Terrific series of videos from The Hermitage. We really enjoyed watching this process!
Flax, Linum usitatissimum. The Flax fibers, seeds, and flower. (good info on harvest and processing flax fibers for yarn)
Harvested flax bundle@aclinger !!!!!!!!! This is taller. Grows in Ohio I think.....
scutching, after breaking the flax is scraped by a wooden knife as it hangs down a board.
Samples vintage french flax fibers #WholesomeLinenBlog #LetsMakeItWholesome
A wonderful article and how-to on linen, from plant (flax) to textile, and how it related to American Colonial independence
flax. today at the brocante
LINEN FLAX fiber BLEACHED by WoolFinchStudio on Etsy
flax scutching knife (the scutching process is the first attempt to remove the straw and woody stem from the flax fibers)