Latest Updates

9/2017 - Added new videos

8/2017 - Added new videos

7/2017 - Added new videos and photos of stitch samples.

10/2016 - Added three new nalbinding stithces (Tabs Turning Stitches and Other Nalbinding Stitches)

6/2016 - Added link to Hanna Martikainen's Master's Thesis (About Nalbinding / Magazines, Theses, and other)


In this website you can find nalbinding videos, and instructions on how to make nalbinding mittens.

"In the past years nalbinding has become a 'fashionable' hobby"

- Toini-Inkeri Kaukonen,
57 years ago (1960)


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Finnish Stitch 1+1, plaited edge (Björsbo Stitch)

UO/UOU F1  (video)

FS 1+1, plaited edge, Björsbo Stitch 

In Westman's book this nalbinding stitch is Variant 3, from Björsbo (Sweden).
Räisälä (in Carelian Isthmus, former Finland, area belongs to Russia since 1940; personal communication 3/2015)

1 thumb loop, 1 loop onto needle behind the thumb. At the end of the stitch push the needle under the thumb loop, but over the needle yarn.

Finnish Stitch 1+1, plaited edge F1,
Björsbo Stitch
front side
Finnish Stitch 1+1, plaited edge, F1
Björsbo Stitch
reverse side