Does it make you just giddy inside when you see something totally new and different? Well this nalbinding technique featured in the book Knitting Around the World: A Multistranded History of a Time-Honored Tradition isn't new, but it is to me and I think it looks so cool!
Click on these pages from Knitting Around the World: A Multistranded History of a Time-Honored Tradition to enlarge and read all about the history of nalbinding and how to do it.
If you like reading about all sorts of fibery goodness then I bet you will love:
Here is a full history of knitting around the globe, examining techniques and particular styles used worldwide—including England, Ireland, Scotland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Iceland, Japan, Australia, Canada, United States, Peru, Bolivia, and more. Highlighted are 20 profiles of historically significant knitters who are using particular techniques today—plus 20 patterns that exemplify knitting traditions from around the world.
Lela Nargi is a knitter, author, and former journalist who lives in Brooklyn, New York. Her book Knitting Lessons: Tales from the Knitting Path documented her own adventures in learning to knit. Lela is also the editor of Knitting Memories: Reflections on the Knitter’s Life, published by Voyageur Press.