Choose from a wide variety of colors to knit your set of thrummed mittens.
Years ago in England, the woolen mills would discard slubs of wool, called "thrums," which knitters would gather and use in their mittens to add extra texture and warmth. This tradition was brought to Newfoundland by the settlers and after being almost forgotten for years, has been recently revived. (source: darktickle.com)
There is no left and right mittens for this pattern: they are both worked identically. At first, you may feel a bit tight in the mitt, but the roving will eventually compress against the inside of the mitt and your mittens will become insulated and very warm!
The kit includes :
- The Knitting pattern : thrummed mittens
- 1 skein Briggs & Little Tuffy [80% wool, 20% nylon; 213 yards / 113 g]
- 1 oz of roving made of feltable wool
In addition to the knitting kit, you need the following materials to knit your thrummed mittens pattern:
- DPN or circurlar needles of 3,5 mm
SIZES : 2 ● 4 ● 6 ● 8 ● Adult
GAUGE : 20 sts = 10 cm in thrummed pattern (refer to the 9 rounds under the HAND section).
The pattern is offered in a numeric PDF format a link to download your pattern will be provided once the order is completed and you will also get this link by email (make sure to check your spams if you can't find the email in your inbox)
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