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What is linen?

Linen is a textile made from the fibers of the flax plant,  Linum usitatissimum. Linen is labor-intensive to  manufacture, but when it is made into garments, it is valued fo (MORE)

Where does linen grow?

Linen grows as a product called flax. Flax is an upright annual  plant that grows to 1.2 meters tall. It grows in cooler regions of  the world, extending from the eastern Me (MORE)

How do you grow linen?

Linen is made from flax. Flax is cellulose fibers that grow inside  the stalks of a flax plant. Flax is then harvested when the fibers  and stem begin to turn yellow and the (MORE)

What is a linen plant?

Linen is a material made from fibres of the plant Linum usitatis'simum or the Common Flax. It also provides linseed oil from it's seeds.
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How was linen made?

It is made from the fibers of the Flax plant. Stems are boiled, soaked, combed, and spun into thread.
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