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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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Åsle Stitch


Hansen's Notation
U(U) O/U O:U OO  Bottom1 + F1

Hansen's Notation (modified)
UU O/U O U/OO

Video links below photo

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Åsle Stitch
 


Video (link)
Video (link) - includes round start, increasing, decreasing
 

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Åsle Stitch
 

U(U) O/U O:U OO

U = needle under 1st big loop
(U) = needle under 2nd big loop (*)
O = left small loop: needle over yarn
/  = direction of yarn changes
U = left small loop: needle under yarn
-  = mark U is missing: needle under yarn (U) again (*)
-  = mark  / is missing: direction of yarn changes (*)
O = needle over yarn (U)
:  = direction of yarn changes (*)
U = needle under yarn (U)
O = needle over 1st big loop
O = needle over needle yarn


(*) = Egon Hansen decided to mark the phases of Åsle Stitch in this way. After all, the Åsle Stitch is not difficult to do, but the Notation seems rather confusing.


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Åsle Stitch forms a thick fabric.

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Åsle Stitch
front side
 


On the famous Åsle mitten, the reverse side
of the fabric was on the outside.
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Åsle Stitch
reverse side