Thrummed mittens were originally made by mill workers in England. In order to make use of the thrums (the pieces of fleece that accumulated on the mill floor) the frugal mill workers would gather them up and knit them into the fabric they hand knit to add an extra layer of warmth.
100% Pure new wool
Wash gently by hand in warm water. Rinse in cold water. Lay flat to dry.
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