Metric Numbers – NM

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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

SCUTCHED FLAX

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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

Colors of Natural Linen

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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

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