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+2, plaited edge (Parikkala style)

Parikkala (Finland)

Hansen's Notation
UUOOUU/OOUUOOO, connection "under X"  (video)

Russian Stitch 2+2+2, plaited edge (Parikkala style)

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

Russian Stitch, 2+2+2, plaited edge
Parikkala style


Connection "under X"

In Finland this stitch type (RS 2+2+2, plaited edge) has been used at least in Parikkala (NBA ethnology collections, label 9616:10).