My perspective is that there a variety of qualities of linen that give us 
multiple options when planning a project.  Some threads are fairly smooth, and 
others have lots of slubs.  The art of matching the thread to the design is 
part of the fun!

Clay

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> On Oct 16, 2016, at 2:45 PM, <hottl...@neo.rr.com> <hottl...@neo.rr.com> 
> wrote:
> 
> Hello All!  May I ask what brand linen thread you are using & why?  I'm a bit 
> steamed to find big hunks of lint stuck in 90/2 linen thread & unsure of 
> whether to pick it out & risk breaking the thread or cutting it out & adding 
> a new bobbin.  While I realize that linen was nicer in the "good old days", 
> I'm concerned that there seems to be so little quality control for thread 
> that is now $xx a spool!  Is one brand doing a better job of it than another 
> or is this just the new normal?  Comments?  Suggestions?  Many thanks.  
> Sincerely, Susan Hottle USA     
> 
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