Grey Heron Yarn Shop
These “Thrum Mittens” have been hand knit in the traditional Canadian way by inserting wool fleece “thrums” into the mitten to create an extra layer of warmth.
Traditional, Thrum Mittens were hand knit by coastal communities like our Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland regions to protect the fisherman’s hands from the frigid Atlantic waters.
As part of our “Canada 150” yarn shop celebrations, these mittens have our specially designed label by Jelinek Cork http://www.jelinek.com/ made in cork on each of the mitten cuffs.
The yarn and fleece come from a Nova Scotia hand yarn dyer
“Fleece Artist” who crafts magnificent colours in each of
It is our pleasure to present these Thrum Mittens for the fundraising
silent auction @ the 32nd Annual Ski & Snowshoe Day celebrated by
Locations North in support of Hospice Georgian Triangle
& The Royal LePage Shelter Foundation.
Thursday February 2nd, 2017
For more details, please follow this link
Grey Heron Yarn Shop 65 Simcoe Studio 1, Collingwood
Open Monday to Saturday
Serving the Georgian Bay region for 12 years