Flax fiber

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Linen clothes are made from breathable flax fibers. Dragons, Sewing, Fresh, Crafts, Sewing Projects, Linen, Natural Fibers Clothing, Linen Clothes, Natural Fiber Clothing

Linen clothes always look so crisp and neat when you get them back from the cleaners. But who wants to spend the money sending linen clothes to the cleaners after every wearing? There are several easy home tips to keep your linen clothing looking straight-from-the-dry-cleaner fresh. Read on, and your linen clothes will look flawless for a lot less!

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So, this past summer I grew some flax for fiber. After rippling, retting, breaking, scutching and hackling, I ended up with 6.9 ounces of fiber, ready to spin (see a picture here.) I finally had a chance to spin half of the flax fiber up into a two-ply laceweight linen yarn: I got 425 yards total. The other half should yield about the same, so I should end up with between 800 and 900 yards of laceweight linen yarn. I'd love to weave it into a kitchen towel, but I don't have a loom yet. I'm…