Latest Updates

9/2017 - Added new videos

8/2017 - Added new videos

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

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)


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,
58 years ago (1960)


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Russian Stitch 2+2+1  (Sakkola Stitch)

Rautjärvi (Finland)
Sakkola (Ceded Carelia, former Finland; area belongs to Russia since 1940)

Hansen's Notation

Video (linkki)

Russian Stitch 2+2+1  (Sakkola Stitch)

You can read more about the Russian Stitch Family on page Stitch Grouping by Toini-Inkeri Kaukonen (link).
In Finland this stitch type (RS 2+2+1) has been used at least in Sakkola (Soisalon-Soininen) and in Rautjärvi (NBA ethnology collection, label 9461:3, 2+2+1 F2; note on the label the text erroneously says "Turning Stitch").