Homegrown Linen: Transforming Flaxseed into Fibre

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An illustrated guide to growing linen yarn sustainably at home. Reclaim the traditional skill of growing flax, extracting the fibres, and preparing them for spinning.
 
Homegrown linen is both a conceptual and hands-on book about gardening, homesteading, and creating yarn.  Appropriate for all levels of experience from the yarn-curious to the master spinner.
 
Discover: 
how to grow flax for fibre 
how to adapt growing techniques to your conditions using permaculture techniques 
how to create a personalized fibre flax variety 
how to process fibre from straw 
the tools for creating linen
tips and tricks for working with linen 
other uses for flax
 
written by Raven Ranson
illustrated by Tracy Wandling