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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,
60 years ago (1960)

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Finnish Stitch 1+2, M2  (Müsen Stitch)


Müsen Stitch (Germany) 

Hansenin koodi
UOO/UUOO M2 (from left to right) (video


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Finnish Stitch 1+2, M2 (Müsen Stitch) 
Needles show how to do the connection stitch (M2)


This stitch was introduced on a German website nadelbindung.de the creator of which wrote he/she (I couldn't find a name) invented the name Müsen Stitch based on an article by Gudrun Böttcher, "Nadelbindungstechnik: Mittelalterlicher Textilfund in Müsen".

Otherwise this stitch is similar to Finnish Stitch 1+2 (Mammen Stitch), but the connection stitch is M2 (see the photo above).

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Finnish Stitch 1+2, M2 (Müsen Stitch)
front side

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Finnish Stitch 1+2, M2 (Müsen Stitch)
reverse side