The Flax Flower Pastel - 1960's embroidery linen yarn

The Flax Flower Pastel - 1960's embroidery linen yarn

This wonderful 100% flax linen yarn was grown and spun in one of the main textile industrial areas of Sweden, in the 1960's. It is a fine and strong thread with a beautiful lustre, and was used in all embroidery;  monograms, household linen decorations, modern textile artwork etc. You can use this soft flaxen thread in any needlework project, and as it will still look beautiful a hundred years from now, it's ideal for heirloom stitching.

This box contains twenty one (21) skeins:
All skeins are 16/2, 14 m long (15.3 yd)

Most of the linen are from the brand Linblomman, and some are from the same era, with the same colour coding (which means same 1960's dye-works) but labelled Linda or Kulört Lingarn, by Marks & Nordiska. The quality and length of skeins are the same. 

The boxes, white with pale blue/dark blue illustrations of flowering flax, are printed with the text "Bästa lingarn för broderi" which means "The best linen yarn for embroidery" (!)
40 GBP

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