Linen should not be dried by tumble drying, and it is much easier to iron when damp. Linen wrinkles very easily, and thus some more formal garments require ironing often, in order to maintain perfect smoothness. Nevertheless, the tendency to wrinkle is often considered part of linen’s particular “charm”, and many modern linen garments are designed to be air-dried on a good clothes hanger and worn without the necessity of ironing.
Additional information about linen
Linen knit feels cool to the touch. It is smooth, and gets softer the more it is washed. Linen is a very durable, strong fabric, and one of the few that are stronger wet than dry. A characteristic often associated with contemporary linen yarn is the presence of “slubs”, or small knots which occur randomly along its length. The natural grey color of finished linen product is often depend upon growing conditions and weather. Natural grey color may vary from light to dark grey.