Linen has a history of more than 10,000 years. It is a herbaceous plant and the first natural plant fiber used by mankind. Egyptians utilized linen’s durability for wrapping pharaoh mummies and Medieval knights donned linen shirts and pants under their armor.In medieval Europe, linen was regarded as a symbol of wealth. European aristocrats' bed sheets, gentlemen's white shirts, ladies' nightdresses, etc. were indispensable. It is not as smooth as cotton, chemical fiber fabrics, it has a unique fiber texture. Natural folds. However, this kind of folds is precisely the most romantic and unrestrained part of linen, representing a fashion attitude that is not deliberately. Wonderful texture.
Flax is grown in the fields and used in various final products. The uses of flax are very diversified.
Flax is not harvested with a cutter, but harvested by roots. In the past, planting flax can only rely on labor, which is a labor-intensive work, but now the production process has been completely mechanized.
After being harvested, the flax plants will naturally wither, pile up in the hedges and expel the flax seeds.
Retting and turning Retting and turning can loosen the fibers. In the past, this could be done using three roving machines, but now it is a more environmentally friendly way to soak the flax in the rain, dew and sunlight of the field.
Scattering and carding Scattering and carding is a necessary way to separate usable fibers and unnecessary materials. Short fiber (two thick) can be spun into thick yarn and thick yarn, while long fiber (long hemp) can be made into the most delicate linen yarn.
During worsted spinning, the fibers are straightened into "ribbons" and intertwined. On the spinning machine, yarns of various weights and thicknesses are spun.
After this complicated process, it is ready for bleaching, coloring and spinning. Linen cloth combines unique creativity, luxury and comfort. Today, no fiber can be more high-quality and truly durable than linen cloth.