Latest Updates

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)

7/2015 - Added 34 new nalbinding videos, and new stitch types.

4/2015 - Added links to Laura Hämäri's Master's Thesis, and Vajanto's and Lipkin's articles (Home / Links to other websites)

3/2015 - Added new stitch
FS 3+1, variant, "Nemi's Back Weave"

3/2015 - Added new stitch Finnish Stitch 2+1 plaited edge Räisälä

8/2014 - Updated pdf instructions, now in English ("For Newcomers")

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 Stitch 3+2


Tuukkala (Finland)
Kannas (Carelian Isthmus, former Finland; area belongs to Russia since 1940)
Börstil III (Sweden)

Hansen's Notation
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Video (link) "drop & pick" -technique

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Finnish Stitch 3+2
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You can read more about the Finnish Stitch Family on page Stitch Grouping by Toini-Inkeri Kaukonen (link).

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Finnish Stitch 3+2
front side


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Finnish Stitch 3+2
reverse side

In Finland this stitch type FS 3+2 has been used at least in Carelian Isthmus (Leinonen, 2000), and the Tuukkala woman's mitten, about 1200 CE (in Mikkeli), is possibly made with this technique (Vajanto, 2004).