I think the way I have to hold my autoharp makes it much harder to strum with a thumb pick in two directions.

I may try sanding down the 'blade' / point on my spare thumb pick to reduce it down to a shorter rounded pick, so it's like strumming with the wrong edge of a plectrum…

…Or I may resign myself to only using the thumb pick for strums moving from high to low and adapt all the strums I'm trying to learn so only fingers strum from low to high.

As long as I can produce the strum patterns, it doesn't really matter if I'm using the 'wrong' digits.

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