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)


Visits on website:290088 pcs

Samples of the Finnish Turning Stitches,
and Turning Stitches variant 2

Nalbinding swatches 
The first number means the number of loops that stay around thumb, the second number means how many loops are picked up onto the needle behind the thumb, and the third number, how many loops are picked up onto the needle from back to front, needle tip towards 3 o'clock (or 9 o'clock in some cases).

tr = loop-to-be-turned, needle tip to right (towards 3 o'clock)
tl = loop-to-be-turned, needle tip to left (towards 9 o'clock)

Finnish Turning Stitch 2+2+tr (front  -  reverse)





Finnish Turning Stitch 2+2+tr, plaited edge, Parikkala style (front  -  reverse)
connection "under X"



Turning Stitch variant II, 2+tl+2 (front  -  reverse)


Turning Stitch, variant II b, 2+tr+2  (front  -  reverse)


Turning Stitch variant II, 2+tl+3 (front  -  reverse)


Turning Stitch variant II, 1+tl+1 (front  -  reverse)

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