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Learn how to grow your very own linen yarn, sustainably and organically. A book for homesteaders and yarn lovers.
Learn how to grow your very own linen yarn, sustainably and organically. A book for homesteaders and yarn lovers.
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    SEED!

    A dollar is like a flax seed. When we plant one seed in fertile soil, by the end of the season, it produces 50 more seeds.

    Thank you for your contribution.

    Includes:
    • PDF excerpt: Flaxen Calendar - a pictorial guide to growing flax
    • Novelty thanks featuring your most creative name
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    PEEK!

    Ready for a sneak peek, eh? Here are three excerpts from the book Homegrown Linen in convenient PDF format as well as special access to a top-secret private forum

    Includes:
    • PDF excerpt: Flaxen Calendar - a pictorial guide to growing flax
    • PDF excerpt: Hand carding fast and easy
    • PDF excerpt: How to dress a distaff with linen
    • Novelty thanks featuring your most creative name
    • access to a private forum about growing yarn and future books
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    JUST BOOK!

    I just gotta have that book! No thrills. No gimmicks. Just send me the book damn it!

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    • Physical copy of the book (CA$24 value)
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    BOOK AND THANKS!

    I've set aside two pages in my book, and if this Kickstarter is funded, I'm going to put the name of your choice on one of those pages.

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    • Physical copy of the book (CA$24 value)
    • Name of your choice on the thank you page in the book
    • PDF excerpt: Flaxen Calendar - a pictorial guide to growing flax
    • PDF excerpt: Hand carding fast and easy
    • PDF excerpt: How to dress a distaff with linen
    • Novelty thanks featuring your most creative name
    • access to a private forum about growing yarn and future books
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    BOOK AND THANKS AND SEEDS!

    Everything in BOOK AND THANKS! and a packet of fibre flax seeds to get you started.

    Just add dirt.

    Includes:
    • Packet of Fibre Flax Seed!
    • Physical copy of the book (CA$24 value)
    • Name of your choice on the thank you page in the book
    • Novelty thanks featuring your most creative name
    • PDF excerpt: Flaxen Calendar - a pictorial guide to growing flax
    • PDF excerpt: How to dress a distaff with linen
    • PDF excerpt: Hand carding fast and easy
    • access to a private forum about growing yarn and future books
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    Pledge CA$ 55 or more About $41

    THREE BOOKS!

    What's better than one book? Three books!

    An excellent choice for guilds, libraries, and people with friends. You save on shipping by buying three at once!

    Includes:
    • 3 physical copies of the book ($72 value)
    • PDF excerpt: Flaxen Calendar - a pictorial guide to growing flax
    • PDF excerpt: Hand carding fast and easy
    • PDF excerpt: How to dress a distaff with linen
    • Novelty thanks featuring your most creative name
    • access to a private forum about growing yarn and future books
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    Pledge CA$ 75 or more About $56

    HITCHHIKER!

    DON'T PANIC
    Reading about it is not enough for you. Oh no. What you need is your very own handwoven linen towel. I am weaving these special just for you, with European linen yarn in natural and hand-dyed indigo.

    Limit 20

    Includes:
    • Handwoven Linen Towel (CA$60 value)
    • Physical copy of the book (CA$24 value)
    • Novelty thanks featuring your most creative name
    • access to a private forum about growing yarn and future books
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    Pledge CA$ 95 or more About $71

    LEARN TO SPIN FLAX KIT!

    You want to spin flax now, none of this sitting around waiting for seeds to grow.

    This kit includes a drop spindle, 100grams of commercially prepared flax roving (fibre), an illustrated learn to spin guide, and a copy of Homegrown Linen: Transforming Flaxseed into Fibre.

    Includes:
    • Physical copy of the book (CA$24 value)
    • Learn to spin flax into linen kit
    • access to a private forum about growing yarn and future books
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    Pledge CA$ 100 or more About $75

    EDUCATORS KIT!

    This box kit is for educators, teachers, guilds, shops, and people who like playing with fibre. Includes one copy of the book, some flax fibre, a small length of yarn and other goodies that you can use to learn and teach about flax or set up a display at your local country fair, guild meeting, or yarn shrine.

    Limit 50

    Includes:
    • Physical copy of the book (CA$24 value)
    • fibre sample box with hand processed line fibre and carded tow
    • Novelty thanks featuring your most creative name
    • access to a private forum about growing yarn and future books
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    Pledge CA$ 110 or more About $82

    HITCHHIKER RIDES AGAIN!

    The HITCHHIKER reward was so popular, all the towels went faster than Zaphod Beeblebrox running from The Ravenous Bugblatter Beast of Traal (that's super-fast).

    By special request, three copies of Homegrown Linen, and a handwoven towel with hand dyed European Linen yarn, woven and dyed by Raven.

    Limit 20

    Includes:
    • 3 physical copies of the book ($72 value)
    • Handwoven Linen Towel (CA$60 value)
    • access to a private forum about growing yarn and future books
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    Pledge CA$ 150 or more About $112

    THE POWER OF TEN!

    Shopkeepers rejoice. Ten copies of Homegrown Linen for the wholesale cost.

    Includes:
    • 10 copies of the book at wholesale price (CA$240 value)
    • access to a private forum about growing yarn and future books
    • Free Shipping to Canada
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