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and growing flax and making linen in Ireland - Monreagh Centre


Raw Flax as harvested
Flax Ripple - removes seeds
Boon - Flax after crushing
Scutching Knife - prepares raw flax
Heckle - removes debris from flax
Pewter Water Holder
water helps fibers hold together
Gourd Water Holder
Flyer / Bobbin
Twisted Flax called a Strick
Distaff
Linen Thread on a bobbin
Umbrella Swift
Lazy Kate - held bobbins filled with wool or linen thread to make two or three ply yarn
Large Lazy Kate
Yarn Winder