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 Turning Stitch

Rautjärvi, Joutseno (Finland)

tr = 1 loop 'turned', needle tip to right

Hansen's Notation

Video (linkki)  p_pyor_22p_f1_o.jpg

In Finland this stitch type has been used especially in the South East and Carelia. Samples in the NBA ethnology collection, labels 9616:3, 2+2+p F1, and 9461:4, 2+2+p F2. Used also in Joutseno at least in 1930's and after that (personal communication 7/2011).

You can read more about the Finnish Turning Stitches on page Stitch Grouping by Toini-Inkeri Kaukonen (link).