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12/2019 I have been fixing broken links, and moving the photos of swatches to the top of each page, and the diagram photos to the bottom (updating continues)

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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Russian Stitch 1+2+2  (Polvijärvi Stitch)


Polvijärvi, Nurmes, Paltamo, Kitee (Finland)

Hansen's Notation
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Video (linkki

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Russian Stitch 1+2+2 (Polvijärvi Stitch)
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You can read more about the Russian Stitch Family on page Stitch Grouping by Toini-Inkeri Kaukonen (link).

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Russian Stitch 1+2+2 (Polvijärvi Stitch)
front side


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Russian Stitch 1+2+2  (Polvijärvi Stitch)
reverse side

In Finland this stitch type (RS 1+2+2) has been used at least in Nurmes (NBA ethnology collection, label 9614:14), in Paltamo (9616:16, 1+2+2 F1), in Polvijärvi (9616:11, 1+2+2 F2) and in Kitee (label "63", 'puolivenättä' ie 'half Russian'; in Kitee 'kokovenättä' ie 'full Russian' was the RS 2+2+2).