Nalbinding Stitch Summary

Nalbinding

A summary of some of the Nalbinding stitches: York, Mammen, Oslo, Finnish 2+2

York Stitch

This stitch starts with one loop on the thumb and the new yarn wrapped around the thumb.
Step 1 Pick up 1 new and 1 old stitch from previous row.
Step 2 Pick up 1 loop from behind the thumb, from the back of the stitch,
so no twist is added.


Step 3 1 Loop is on the thumb.
Pick up the 1 loop that is on the thumb and the new yarn that is wrapped around your thumb.
Pass the needle through all of the loops.
If you wish to tighten the stitch, drop the loop that is on your thumb onto the needle and tighten, before passing the needle through all of the loops on the needle.
York Stitch on You Tube

Mammen (Korgen) Finnish 1+2
Step 1 – Pick up 1 new and 1 old stitch from previous row.
Step 2 – Pick up 2 stitches from behind the thumb, from the front to the back of the stitch. Turn your needle so that it point down towards your thumb. This creates a twist in the stitch.


Step 3 – Pick up 1 loop from the thumb and under the new yarn that is over your thumb.
Pull the needle through all of the stitches.
If you wish to tighten the stitch, drop the loop that is on your thumb onto the needle and tighten, before passing the needle through all of the loops on the needle.

The Grave from Mammen

Oslo Finnish 1+1
This stitch starts with one loop on the thumb and the new yarn wrapped around the thumb.
This is similar to the York Stitch but with an extra twist.
Step 1 – Pick up 1 new and 1 old stitch from previous row.
Step 2 – Pick up 1 stitch from behind thumb, from the front to the back, and turn your needle so that it point down towards your thumb. This creates a twist in the stitch.


Step 3 – Pick up the 1 loop that is on your thumb and under the new yarn that is on your thumb.
Pull the needle through all of the stitches.
If you wish to tighten the stitch, drop the loop that is on your thumb onto the needle and tighten, before passing the needle through all of the loops on the needle.
Oslo Stitch on You Tube

Finnish Stitch 2+2
This stitch starts with 2 loops on the thumb and the new yarn wrapped around the thumb.
Step 1 – Pick up 1 new and 1 old stitch from previous row.
Step 2 – Pick up 2 stitches from behind the thumb, from the front to the back of the stitch. Turn your needle so that it points down towards your thumb. This creates a twist in the stitch.


Step 3 – Pick up the 2 loops that are on your thumb, and under the new yarn that is over your thumb.
Pull the needle through all of the stitches.
To start the next stitch, you will need to transfer the most recent old stitch that was formed back onto your thumb, before you pick up the new and old stitches, so that you are starting with 2 stitches on the thumb.
Finnish 2+2 on You Tube

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Last Updated on April 27, 2021 by Paivi Suomi

By Paivi Suomi

I've had an interest in weaving, looms, yarns and textiles since I was a small child. I learned to knit, crochet, sew, do needlepoint at my mother's knee. My grandmother was a Saami from northern Norway. I am very interested in studying more about traditional Saami and Finnish style weaving and handicrafts. Paivi Suomi