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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,
56 years ago (1960)

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Finnish Turning Stitch


Rautjärvi, Joutseno (Finland)

2+2+tr
tr = 1 loop 'turned', needle tip to right

Hansen's Notation
UUO Down U/O Up UOOO


Video (linkki)  p_pyor_22p_f1_o.jpg


In Finland this stitch type has been used especially in the South East and Carelia. Samples in the NBA ethnology collection, labels 9616:3, 2+2+p F1, and 9461:4, 2+2+p F2. Used also in Joutseno at least in 1930's and after that (personal communication 7/2011).



You can read more about the Finnish Turning Stitches on page Stitch Grouping by Toini-Inkeri Kaukonen (link).