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xx   FLAX

Flax spinning for weaving, a first-time experience. Advice on fiber selection, spinning preparations, spinning, finishing the yarn and weaving. Includes instructions for weaving an eight-shaft dish towel.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1991 (v.12#4) pg. 60

Flax spinner's water bowl to make from a circle of leather.

Distaffs. Part 2. Dressing the distaff. Step-by-step photos and text show how to dress a distaff with a flax strick.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #37 Winter 1978 (v.10#1) pg. 12

Easy flax spinning. Techniques for spinning sliver and line flax and a flax and cotton blend.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #99 Summer 1994 (v.25#3) pg. 35

Spinning flax. Techniques for spinning both line and tow, and for plying.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #113 Winter 1997-98 (v.29#1) pg. 55

Step-by-step descriptions for processing and spinning flax.
SPIN-OFF 1978 (v.2) pg. 18

Tips on spinning cotton, linen, silk and wool.
SPIN-OFF 1981 (v.5) pg. 55

How to get started spinning line flax.
SPIN-OFF Winter 1985 (v.9#4) pg. 46

Spinning cellulose fibers (including cotton, flax, ramie, hemp and jute) for use in crochet.
SPIN-OFF Spring 1986 (v.10#1) pg. 30

A survey of leaf and stem fibers that can be handspun. Describes abaca or manila hemp, sisal and henequen, sansevieria or bowstring hemp, New Zealand flax, pina, jute, kenaf, ramie, nettles and hemp.
SPIN-OFF Fall 1986 (v.10#3) pg. 24

The impatient spinner's way to spin flax. Three methods for spinning without a distaff are described.
SPIN-OFF Winter 1986 (v.10#4) pg. 42

Tip: Crochet a "fuzz basket" to hang from a spinning wheel and hold a small cup of water for use when spinning flax or to serve as a receptical for bits of litter separated from the fiber while spinning.
SPIN-OFF Fall 1987 (v.11#3) pg. 54

Sketch shows how to make a simple, portable distaff.
SPIN-OFF Summer 1992 (v.16#2) pg. 58

How to spin flax roving.
SPIN-OFF Summer 1992 (v.16#2) pg. 70

An introduction to spinning line flax. Includes information on dressing the distaff.
SPIN-OFF Summer 1992 (v.16#2) pg. 74

Spinning flax for bobbin lace.
SPIN-OFF Summer 1992 (v.16#2) pg. 80

How to wet-spin flax.
SPIN-OFF Summer 1999 (v.23#2) pg. 36

Spinning commercially prepared flax roving into very fine linen yarn.
THREADS #19 Oct-Nov 1988 pg. 52
Added Info THREADS #21 Feb-Mar 1989 pg. 4

How to dress a distaff with flax.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #26 Fall 1982 (v.7#2) pg. 10

Line flax spinning.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #26 Fall 1982 (v.7#2) pg. 20