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")

Nalbinding

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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Russian Stitch 2+2+2


The most common stitch type of the Russian Stitch Family in Finland.

Hansen's Notation
UUOOUU/OOUUOOO

Video link below the photo
Below also photos for comparing how connection stitches affect the surface.
 

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Russian Stitch 2+2+2
UOOUU/OOUUOOO

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

Video (link) - Same stitch (RS 2+2+2), seven different ways to manipulate the loops

Video (link) - by Tarja Kröger (2003?), working flat, without thumb loops
Note. The link opens first to Wayback Machine's website, then click the green dot on the "calender", either 12th Feb 2005 or 6th March 2005.

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Compare how the connection stitch affects the structure

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F1

 

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B1

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M1+F1

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"under X", Parikkala style