Made from one of the oldest known fibers, Flax is a 100% linen yarn. It's strong, durable and smooth. Available in rich velvety colors, use this dk weight yarn to knit summery tanks and tees as well as home accessories like washcloths or dish scubbers. Since linen is 3x more durable than cotton, it work beautifully for that type of project. Also, Flax is machine washable! It softens and blooms after each washing getting better with age. Want to know more? Read a review from our Knitting Doctor.