Thrumming 101: A Newfoundland Tradition

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Thrumming has been a tradition for generations in Newfoundland and Labrador. Here, a "thrum" is actually roving, or unspun sheep’s wool, separated into wisps which are then knit into the stitches along with the working yarn. It's like creating a sheepskin for your knitted wears and will keep you warm and cosy all fall, winter and spring-long :)

Wondering how they are made? Looking to expand your knitting repertoire? In this class we will make a thrummed headband using 100% wool and roving.

Cost: $30.00* plus tax.
Time: Thursdays from 1:00-3:00 PM
Dates: Oct 3, Oct 10
Materials List: 30 g worsted weight yarn, 7 g of roving, 1 x 3.5mm needle, 1 x 4.00 mm needle, 1 x 3/4" button

*Materials not inlcuded; may be purchased at Wool Trends with a 20% class discount.

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