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")


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 1+1, plaited edge (Björsbo Stitch)

UO/UOU F1  (video)

FS 1+1, plaited edge, Björsbo Stitch 

In Westman's book this nalbinding stitch is Variant 3, from Björsbo (Sweden).
Räisälä (in Carelian Isthmus, former Finland, area belongs to Russia since 1940; personal communication 3/2015)

1 thumb loop, 1 loop onto needle behind the thumb. At the end of the stitch push the needle under the thumb loop, but over the needle yarn.

Finnish Stitch 1+1, plaited edge F1,
Björsbo Stitch
front side
Finnish Stitch 1+1, plaited edge, F1
Björsbo Stitch
reverse side