Nidavellnir is proud to bring you the nalbound York/Coppergate socks. Based on those found during archaeological excavations in York, dating to the 10th century. These socks are cosy, comfy and are made with an extra strong heel for a longer lasting sock! Nalbound in thick 100% chunky red wool for extra comfort. Wonderful heritage gift for those avid wool-crafters!
Wool Brand or Type: Drops Eskimo Wool Weight/thickness: Chunky
Available to be made custom, in a variety of colours.These socks are made to fit a Size 4/5 foot.Ankle sock style.
Toe-heel: 10" (26cm)
Width across toes: 4"(10.5cm)
Around ankle: 10"(26cm)
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.