English Publications

Last updated: 2015-11-24

 

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Primitive Scandinavian textiles in knotless netting / Odd Nordland (1961) ISSN: 99-0101744-0 ; 10

54 pages. No. 10 in the Studia norvegica ethnologica et folkloristica and Studia norvegica series. More info coming soon! Since older publication, it can be hard to find.

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Ancient Danish Textiles from Bogs and Burials: A Comparative Study of Costume and Iron Age Textiles / Margrethe Hald, translated by Jean Olsen (1980)

?? pages. Publications of the National Museum, Archaeological-Historical Series, Vol. XXI. Copenhagen: National Museum of Denmark. More info coming soon! Since older publication, it can be hard to find.

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..beginner’s books..

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A Beginner’s Guide to Naalbinding
/ Erika Thomenius (????)

50 pages, spiralbound softcover. Has info on how to do the Oslo, Brodén and Åsle stitch, how to increase, decrease, work flat and finish. Includes patterns for a scarf and pouch, and explains the double helix method and Hansen’s notation system. CD has videos with the three stitches and how to splice. Order here.

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Nalbinding made easy / Sigrid Briansdotter (????)

70 pages, softcover. Introduces nalbinding stitches and techniques. Includes basic patterns for a hat, scarf, mittens and socks. Order here.

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Old textile techniques in wool
/ Kerstin Paradis Gustafsson (2014)

166 pages. Translation of [original Swedish publication] “Gamla tekniker i ull”. More info coming! Order Kindle-version here.

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Nalbinding – What in the World is That?
/ Ulrike Claßen-Büttner (2015)

118 pages, paperback. Colour or black & white version. Translation of [original German publication] “Nadelbinden – Was ist denn das?”.
Colour: Order here or here. B&w: order here. NB: also available as e-book at respective previous links, and here as only e-book!

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..focus on scarves/mittens/socks/hats..

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The Åsle Mitten Stitch / Sigrid Briansdotter (????) ISBN: 0-9708354-0-X

43 pages, stapled leaflet. More info coming! Order here or here.

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Lessons in Nålbinding: Scarves, Wimples and More / Larry Schmitt (????)

10 pages, stapled leaflet. First book in his Lessons in Nålbinding series. Basic introduction to nålbinding, how to make needles, overview of stitches, scarves, wimples and mobius scarves. Learn the two “simple-to-intermediate” stitches while making scarves and wimples. Order here.

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Lessons in Nålbinding: Edgings and Embellishments / Larry Schmitt (????)

12 pages, stapled leaflet. Second book in his Lessons in Nålbinding series and expands on instructions from first book on how to use nalbinding as an embellishment on your weaving, knitting, and felting. Order here.

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Lessons in Nålbinding: Mittens, Mittens, Mittens! / Larry Schmitt (????)

66 pages, spiralbound softcover. Third book in his Lessons in Nålbinding series. Explores four nalbinding stitches and includes six mitten patterns, including suggested adornments. Also features lots of ideas, information, and instructions. Order here.

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Lessons in Nålbinding: Lots of Socks / Larry Schmitt (2000)

61 pages, spiralbound softcover. Fourth book in his Lessons in Nålbinding series. Features nine nalbinding stitches, including the Åsle stitch and Omani stitch (for which the latter a two-ended nalbinding needle is recommended). Learn how to make slippers, socks and leggings. Not for the beginner. Order here.

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Lessons in Nålbinding: Great Hats / Larry Schmitt (????)

52 pages, spiralbound softcover. Fifth book in his Lessons in Nålbinding series. Covers 6 basic stitches, hat construction methods. Includes detailed instructions for 16 nalbound hats, including a hooded scarf. Also included is 3 hat knitting patterns. Order here.

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Turning Heels: A Look at Structures in Naalbinding / Erika Thomenius (????)

34 pages, spiralbound softcover. Has step-by-step instructions with b&w photos for how to do the Russian stitch, and how to needlebind five different heel constructions for socks, and how to do a Josephine knot start. Order here.

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