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AS WITH ALL FIBERS, THOSE IN LINEN ARE CATEGORIZED BY METRIC NUMBERS (NM). THIS REFERENCE CORRESPONDS TO THE NUMBER OF KILOMETERS WHICH CAN BE MADE WITH 1 KILOGRAM OF FIBER. THE HIGHER THE NUMBER, THE THINNER THE FIBER. FINE LINENS … Continued
Flax fibers are known for their great ability to absorb water. This is due to a high amount of pectins, the components that hold the fibers together. Pectins in linen textiles give them a «lively», heat-regulating quality. Depending on the … Continued
Be Linen Movie (part 2) with English Subtitles.
Be Linen Movie (part 1) made by Masters of Linen: The European Confederation of Linen and Hemp (CELC). English subtitles
Watch short video by Libeco Lagae about linen production process (English).
is the longest fiber obtained from the flax straw after the scutching process. The scutching process separates the impurities from the raw material, such as the seeds from raw cotton or the straw and woody stem from flax fibers. Scutching can be … Continued
Ecru (natural color of dew retted flax) Yellow (the color of water retted flax) Light or dark beige: degummed flax fibres. (boiled flax fibres of which the pectin is removed ) Light ecru: washed fibres further promoting the fineness of … Continued
Hello! Good News! We’ve got new Linen Yarn: JoLin (NM 1.2). This roving yarn is thick and soft (unusual feature for pure linen). Available in natural, black/natural and green/natural.
NM is a yarn count you can see on some European products. It shows how many meters are in 1 kilogram of yarn. Here’s the examples of counts our store has to offer:NM 4.8/11 means that it’s single ply, there’s … Continued