Flax / Linen

Flax is a natural plant fibre, extracted from the bast beneath the surface of the stem of the flowering flax plant. It has a natural sheen and is long, strong and golden brown in colour. Flax is the most coarse fibre I stock and has a similar feel to jute or twine. Textiles made from flax are called linen so I've given the name here flax/linen as most people know would know it as linen. 

Fibre content

100% Flax


50g / 1.7oz




Russia produces most of the flax for fibre. Other producers include Belgium, Ireland and other nations of Eastern Europe

Please note that while I try my very best to represent these yarns accurately, there may be variations of -/+5% on all measurements. Please treat all measurements as approximates.

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