Linen − Linen fibers 100% natural fiber
linen or flax, both the fiber of Commons Leins and in particular the
fabric made from it in the linen industry is referred to, the latter
also known as canvas, linen or linen.
Flax is a centuries-old culture plant whose frugality is always emphasized in the literature. The plant prefers poor soils and need little fertilizer. The risk of monocultures - as in other renewable resources - there is not even in conventional farming, since flax can grow in the same field only once every five to seven years.
Linen takes a lot of water when washing, the fiber must be able to swell as it absorbs many times its own weight in liquid.
Optimal washing results you get when you give only half the capacity in the washing machine.
Water-saving gentle wash programs and austerity measures should not be used for linen. Exceeds a large piece (for example, curtains, tablecloth) half the net weight of the machine, soak before washing and enter wet in the machine.
The cloth must never be given in the folded state in the washing machine.
If "saved" during the spin cycle, ironing easier. Low Spin speed also protect the fiber particularly.
Linen should not be tumble dried due to its susceptibility to creasing.
Hand wash with fringes and delicate laundry for gentle washing in a laundry bag or in a pillowcase.
Linen always rinse very well.
temperature in colored linen
colored linen at max. wash 40 ° C.
dyed with vegetable dyes linen at max. wash 40 ° C.
treat stains immediately if possible.