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

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

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Nalbinding

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+1½  (Valö Stitch)

Hansen's Notation 
UOo/uUOO F1  (video)
small o/u = split the yarn with needle   

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Finnish Stitch 1+1½, front side
Valö Stitch
F2 (on the left) - F1 (on the right) 
  
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Finnish Stitch 1+1½, reverse side
Valö Stitch
F1 (on the left) - F2 (on the right)
 



In Rothquist Ericsson's book this stitch is from Valö (Uppland, Sweden).


1 thumb loop, 1 loop onto needle, 2nd loop behind the thumb is split with the needle (ie push needle in between the plies). Finish off as usually.