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Stream retting is similar to pool retting, but the flax is submerged in bundles in a stream or river. This generally takes longer than pond retting, normally by two or three weeks ...
Retting flax. There are several methods of retting flax. It can be retted in a pond, stream, field or a tank. When the retting is complete the bundles of flax feel soft and slimy ...
If retting flax at home, it can be laid out in a children's wading pool. The flax has to be weighted down as it will float in water. After about 2 days, empty the water and refill
Full Title Author Date ; Blacks and Whites : Flax &&&& On the possibilities of growing oil flax in Finland; on the quality of Finnish linseed oil and some factors affecting it.
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By using natural resource as the geothermal water for retting of flax the linen quality can be maximised and made consistent, meeting the requirements of industries and markets in ...