Learn about thrummed knitting that produces a warm felted lining to an item.
Skill level: Beginner.
Your tutor for this workshop is Clare Griffel.
In this workshop you will take a look at the tradition of thrummed knitting, which incorporates small pieces of unspun wool into the knitted fabric, so as to produce a warm felted lining to an item. You will be able to practice creating thrums from wool tops, and will make a start on knitting a pair of thrummed wrist-warmers.
Cast on, knit and purl.
Cast on 36 stitches and work a couple of inches in k1 p1 rib before the workshop.
- a skein of aran yarn,
- a pair of 4.5 mm straight needles.
- fleece for the thrums.
About the speaker
Clare has been knitting since the age of 7 – a very long time! She particularly enjoys interesting methods of construction and innovative textures. She is also a wet felter, so thrummed knitting provides the ideal fusion of yarn and fleece
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