Saturday, 17 September 2011

Textile Technology L01 Linen

Although there are many more examples of linen production on you tube showing modern automated processing, Dave in his 16th century german barn shows us beautifully the processes of retting, scutching and hackling the fibre. His cockerel accompaniment adds to the crash, bang, wallop approach ;-)

1 comment:

  1. It's good to see how they used to do it by hand rather than all of todays machinery.