Linen yarn

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Some Tips For Crocheting With Linen Yarn - Boxy Top Pattern, Crochet Crown, Artsy Outfit, Boxy Top, Linen Yarn, Handmade Wardrobe, Crochet Hook Sizes, Crochet Sweater, Handmade Clothes

If you follow me on Instagram, you'll have seen that I'm a big fan of crocheted garments made with linen yarn. It's a much different experience from using animal fiber or acrylic yarns, but while there can be some difficulties, there are also lots of fun benefits! Below, I'm sharing some tips for working with linen yarn.

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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…