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Reconstruction of a historic piece of nalbinding- the Oslo mitten (13th-14th century CE).

Reconstruction of a historic piece of nalbinding- the Oslo mitten century CE)

Rag rug. Super easy and fast to make. Not crochet, but has the same effect. My rag rug lasted over 10 years!

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Double Danish stitch (OO/UUO F1): mittens by samapifi on ravelry.com <3 Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhIXg-hmMBU Notes: http://www.en.neulakintaat.fi/51

Double Danish stitch (OO/UUO F1): mittens by samapifi on ravelry.com <3 Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhIXg-hmMBU Notes: http://www.en.neulakintaat.fi/51

Oatmeal Nalbinding Mittens Viking Norse Anglo by BoneandBirchNW

Oatmeal Nalbinding Mittens Viking Norse Anglo by BoneandBirchNW

Ravelry: samatofi's Mittens, Nalbinding

These gray nalbound mittens with embroidery in Holbein stitch, were made in Brodén Stitch UOOO/UUUOO, (aka suomeksi The patterns are from Theodor Schvindt's book Finnish Ornaments

What the heck is nalbinding? Funny you should ask...In order to portray a historically accurate viking-age gal, I need to have warm and historically accurate socks, mittens and hats. During the Viking-age (793-1066 AD) knitting and crochet were unknown to the good folks in Scandinavia, so they used another very effective and very old method for making these necessary garments: nalbinding.

naalbound socks and mittens a good resource site. It is recommended that the best book to learn with is Mitten, Mittens, Mittens by Lawrence Schmitt

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Medieval Threads: A&S 50 Learn Naalbinding: Oslo Stitch

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