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Nalbound sock from Porajärvi, Russia (near border of Finland). Year unknown. Ankle knitted, foot nalbound. Total length 46 cm, foot length 28 cm.  http://fi.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poraj%C3%A4rvi_(Aunuksen_Karjala)

Nalbound sock from Porajärvi, Russia (near border of Finland). Year unknown. Ankle knitted, foot nalbound. Total length 46 cm, foot length 28 cm. http://fi.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poraj%C3%A4rvi_(Aunuksen_Karjala)

Sockor

Needlebound / nalbound so called TÄLINGAR (shoe-liners) made out of horsehair, from Sweden in the This sort of rough socklet was used outside of teal socks inside boots. They isolated against cold and moistness. Photo by Sissy Sjöberg.

Museokuva Matti Huuhka & Co. / Matti Huuhka 15.1.2010

Museokuva Matti Huuhka & Co.

Nalbound mittens, Savitaipale, South Carelia, Finland. Prior to 1902. Length 29 cm, width 9-14.5 cm.

Prior to Length 29 cm, width cm.

Nalbound sock, 1700, Russia  vk.com/naalbinding

Nalbound sock, 1700, Russia vk.com/naalbinding

Needlebound pair of mittens, made under the second half of the 1800s, in Sweden. Work mittens used for hard labour such as forest work. Unknown needlebinding stitch, made using twinned horse and goat hair. Photo by Nina Heins / Nordiska museet (the Nordic Museum, Sweden). Please see source link for two more photos!

Needlebound pair of mittens, made under the second half of the in Sweden…

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