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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)

7/2015 - Added 34 new nalbinding videos, and new stitch types.

4/2015 - Added links to Laura Hämäri's Master's Thesis, and Vajanto's and Lipkin's articles (Home / Links to other websites)

3/2015 - Added new stitch
FS 3+1, variant, "Nemi's Back Weave"

3/2015 - Added new stitch Finnish Stitch 2+1 plaited edge Räisälä

8/2014 - Updated pdf instructions, now in English ("For Newcomers")


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,
56 years ago (1960)


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Varsta Stitch 

Varsta Stitch OOO/UUOO F1
front side
Varsta Stitch OOO/UUOO F1
reverse side 

Varsta is one of the three stitches mentioned in the year book 2011 of the Swedish Södermanland's Local History Society. 

This stitch is also one of the stitches mentioned in Hanna Martikainen's Master's Thesis (2015), from 14th-15th century Turku, Finland. 

Hansen's notation OOO/UUOO F1

Varsta Stitch resembles Vendel Stitch except that in Varsta Stitch the third loop is not split with the needle like in Vendel Stitch.