Thrums (Loom waste)

Also known as loom or warp waste, thrums refer to the length of warp threads in the front and back that are not woven. They are cut off after the project is finished, and are often a source of frustration for weavers who are reluctant to waste the yarn.

Cool ideas for what to do with thrums and loom waste at

Ideas for using thrums include small knitted items like dishcloths.

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  1. By Kumihimo cord – Eleanor In Amtgard on December 24, 2017 at 10:00 pm

    […] step was to prepare the materials. I had a lot of thrums, the waste fibers from when I cut the length of Rivermoor trim I made Kupe off the loom. The pieces […]

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