Linen

Find out more about the sustainability of this yarn

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Strength & Durability

Linen has been used for centuries to make everything from clothes to bed linen, even armour. It is one of the toughest fabrics, meaning it will last for years.

Biodegradable

Linen is recyclable and 100% biodegradable – it can be composted in just 2 weeks!

Renewable

Linen is made from flax, which can be grown without fertilizers or pesticides. Flax is fast-growing so is a renewable resource produced without damaging the environment.

Zero Waste

Another reason why linen is a sustainable fabric is that the entire flax plant can be woven into a fibre, which means there no waste.

How is linen produced from flax?

This 1951 video from the BBC Archive gives you all the facts about flax!