Nalbinding Stitches

Nalbindning, nålbinding Over the past several weeks, I have been studying how to do nalbinding and the various stitches. I found it all a bit confusing at first, but after a bit of study, I realized that most nalbinding stitches have similarities in their production. To start, you have to begin with a chain or … Continue reading “Nalbinding Stitches”

Nalbinding Iphone Case

Naalbinding  is a type of stitching technique that uses a large needle to form interconnecting loops. nålbinding, naalebinding, nålbindning, Nadelbinden, nålebinding, naaldbinden, nõeltehnika, vattarsaumur, knotless knitting, knotless netting, single needle knitting, neulakinnas Nalbinding is thought to pre-date knitting. Examples of nalbinding have been found throughout the world in archaeological finds. The technique is still used in … Continue reading “Nalbinding Iphone Case”

Handiscola Project

Handiscola – an EU funded project to teach historic Finnish textile crafts.

Handiscola Project: aa021404

Handiscola Handiscola was an EU project that brought together participants from European countries to learn and increase appreciation for traditional handicrafts. Birch Bark Basketry Instructions for weaving baskets with birch bark (in .pdf format). The English translation begins on Page 11. Bookbinding Ceramics Embroidery Instructions for basic embroidery stitches and some lovely floral motifs. Felting … Continue reading “Handiscola Project: aa021404”

Naalbinding

The art of naalbinding or needle knitting