Step by step instruction on how to join linen. See full discussion on Ravelry
European flaxstricks for spinners are here
If you love linen and want to know how flax is grown and processed, Watch this video here.
Linen has a long and storied past. It comes from the flax plant, which has been used by humans for centuries and can be grown in a variety of environments—it’s native to the eastern Mediterranean, but can be grown in … Continued
Linen fabric is hypo-allergenic and anti-bacterial, plus it offers the sensation of weightlessness. The properties of this fiber has been observed since Middle Ages. Linen fabric is recommended for people with skin ailments (e.g. psoriasis). Linen fibers are used to manufacture … Continued
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).