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12/2019 I have been fixing broken links, and moving the photos of swatches to the top of each page, and the diagram photos to the bottom (updating continues)


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)


Visits on website:1674056 pcs

Russian Stitch 1+1+1, plaited edge  (Telemark Stitch)

UOU/OUOU F1  (video)

Russian Stitch 1+1+1, plaited edge, Telemark Stitch 

Telemark, Buskerud (Norway)
Dalarna, Järna (Sweden)

Russian Stitch 1+1+1, plaited edge, F1
Telemark Stitch

front side


Russian Stitch 1+1+1, plaited edge, F1
Telemark Stitch

reverse side

Nordland mentions in his book that there are milk sieves made with this stitch from Telemark and Buskerud (Norway), and Dalarna and Järna (Sweden).

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