What plant does the Irish grow for fiber to make linen?
Flax is grown to make linen.
Is linen a woven or knitted fabric?
Linen is traditionally and most commonly used to make woven fabrics. However, it is possible to knit using linen and some manufacturers do make knitted fabrics using linen. These fabrics are rather rare and hand knitting with linen is apparently tricky. ...
What blue flowering plant enabled spinners to make linen?
Linen is made from Flax.
What plant do the Irish grow for fiber to make linen?
All linen is made from the fibers of the flax plant.
Asked in Manufacturing
Is linen the same as cotton?
No. Linen is a textile made from the fibers of the flax plant. Cotton is a soft, fluffy staple fiber, which can be used to make other textiles. However, although linen cannot be technically made of cotton, cotton in a linen weave can be loosely referred to as linen. ...
Asked in Egypt
What was the material used to make clothing in Egypt?
i believe the answer is linen
Where does the linen used to make sheets and tablecloth come from?
as far as I know, all linen is from the flax plant, which is an annual. The fiber comes from the stems. Of course there is a process of treating the fiber and spinning it. Linen is very old-- it is mentioned in Bible. ...
Asked in Botany or Plant Biology
What plant do the Irish grow for fiber to make them linen?
The Irish used to grow the flax plant to spin into linen yarn, from which they wove linen fabrics. In more recent years they buy the linen yarn from Eastern Europe and China. Most of the world's quality flax is now grown in Northern France and Belgium. ...
Asked in Clothing
What material did the American colonists use to make clothing?
The colonists used wool and linen to make their clothing.