Nalbinding Needles

Naalbinding Supplies

Naalbinding Needles These nalbinding needles are made from Asian water buffalo bone and horn. The needles are hand carved for me by a kind gentleman in India. The production of these needles provides much needed work to local craftsmen in India.

Nalbinding Hat


Nalbinding Nalbinding is an ancient textile technique that pre-dates knitting. Nalbinding knots are sewn using a large wooden or bone needle by forming interconnecting loops around your thumb. My interest in the textile techniques of nalbinding came from my Saami father. My grandmother was a Saami from the Sor-Varanger province of Norway. My father was …

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