Have you heard of thrums? This creative technique uses tufts of wool roving to line and cushion knit items for extra warmth and a cozy feel.
Join me at Yarnability to learn how to make thrums and insert them into a pair of mittens.
Prior knowledge and skills for mitten knitting is required. Class focus is on fiber prep and insertion of thrums.
Friday January 14 at 2pm-4pm Or Sunday January 23 at 1pm-3pm
Pattern: Thrummed Mittens
- 200 yards of Aran weight; Trendsetter Pure Love 1 skein
- 4 oz of wool roving; 1 braid Malabrigo Nube
Needles: Size may vary upon gauge obtained. Pattern notes US 6 knit in the round (DPNS, 9-12″ circular).
Notions: stitch markers, smooth waste yarn, darning needle, scissors
Homework: Cast on and knit ribbed cuff