Muffalette Thrummed Muff
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Inspired by a Southerner’s desire to keep as warm as possible during the winter months, this thrummed muff features diamond patterning across the body, intricately cabled cuffs, and a wrist strap to keep it handy. The 5-page PDF includes a link to a video tutorial for making thrums and inserting them into your knitting, as well as stitch-by-stitch written instructions and charts for the colorwork and cabled sections.
Fun facts: The muff uses just 200 yards of worsted weight yarn; the colorwork is achieved by thrumming with two different colors across the body of the muff!
Circumference: 15 inches
Length, including cuffs: 16 inches
MC 200 yards worsted weight yarn; shown here: Sweet Basil Fibre Works Superwash Merino Worsted 100% Superwash Merino, 200 yds per 100 gram skein color: Silhouette; 1 skein
CC1 28 grams fiber; shown here: Shunklies Hand Carded Batt 80% Merino, 20% Bamboo, >1% Angelina Sparkle; 50g per batt color: Fields of Gold; 1 batt
CC2 32 grams fiber; shown here: Undyed Corriedale
US 5/3.75 mm needles
US 7/4.5 mm straight needles
2 sets of 5 US 7/4.5 mm double pointed needles OR 2, 32-inch circular needles
Cable Needle (optional for working 1-stitch cables)
17 sts/28 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch, measured across a swatch that has been blocked.
Photos taken by the lovely and talented Emily Brewer of Brewer Studios.