Beautiful crafted nalbound fingerless mittens in 100% chunky Icelandic wool, blue with white yarn detail. Nalbound in the Single Danish stitch for a finer but warm textile. Perfect as a unique heritage gift!
Wool Brand or Type: Lopi Alafosslopi Wool Weight/thickness: Chunky
Available to be made custom, in a variety of colours.Suitable for medium/large sized hands. Short in style, from wrist.
Length of mitten: 8" (21cm)
Around wrist: 9" (23.5cm)
Around palm: 8" (21cm)
Width of thumb: 1.5" (4.5cm)
Length of thumb: 2" (5cm)
Appropriate for Viking Age reenactment and living history portrayals.
Nalbinding is the historical name used to describe the earliest form of wool craft that predates modern knitting and crochet. There are many different cultural types of nalbinding; Nidavellnir specialises in this craft during the Viking Age in the British Isles, North Atlantic, Scandinavia and Northern Europe. All the items you see within the shop are handmade by yours truely , using 100% wool, Rare breed British wool and Icelandic wool.