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NEEDLE BINDING
NALBINDING, NAALBINDING, NÅLEBINDNING

Called Nålbindning in the native Swedish it is also known in English as nalbinding, nalebinding, nalbindning, naalbinding, nailbinding, naalebinding or needle binding

Nalbinding is an ancient tecnique used to produce hats, socks, mittens and other woolen goods using a single short needle and lengths of woolen yarn. Although later superceded by knitting, a tecnique that uses 2 needles instead of one, nålbindning produces garments of a superior quality with stitches that do not run if snagged and a weave that is more dense and therefore easier to felt, providing maximum protection from cold or moisture. It is for this reason that the nalbinding tecnique was still used until very recently in some parts of Scandinavia.

Nålbindning - Pages from the book

NALBINDING Book, Needles & Wool

SGD661Nalbinding - The easiest, clearest ever guide. A4 size 23 page instruction book with full colour pictures throughout. Step by step instructions in both English and Swedish designed for the absolute beginner to learn this ancient tecnique.

New 3rd and extended edition - now with patterns!

£15, US$, € Nålbindning - The easiest, clearest ever guide
SBBK8Viking Nalbinding from finds booklet.
A 19 page step by step English instruction booklet, detailing nalbinding techniques for making socks, mittens & pendants.

Temporarily out of stock. Click "add to cart" to pre-order.

£8, US$, € Viking trousers booklet Viking nalbinding booklet
SGD642Nalbinding needle, horn, length 11cm£5, US$, € each Nålbinding needles - horn

Nalbinding Products

All completely handmade in the traditional way from pure wool.

NALBINDING HATS


GAHA1 Nalbinding HatsWool Viking hats, hand-woven with ancient nalbinding techniques in various designs. £39, US$, € GAHA1 - Nalbinding Hat

NALBINDING SOCKS

Completely handmade in the traditional way from pure wool. Extremely warm and comfortable!

GASO1Nalbinding Socks Price £39, US$, €

Men's shoe size

Wool nalbinding socks

NALBINDING GLOVES

GAGL2Nailbindning mittens £55, US$, €
Nalbinding Mittens