2017 NZ Medieval Faire is coming! 20, 21, 22 January 2017, Southey Field, 664 Devonport Road, Tauranga! Free entry, plenty of things to watch and low-cost have-a-gos! More: https://www.facebook.com/NZMedievalFaire
Nalbinding Socks: Methods of Construction Viking method for making socks, hats, mittens Norse socks were made using an ancient technique called nálbinding (needle-binding). Using a single large, thick needle, it was a method of knotting the yarn. Although time consuming, this approach resulted in a nearly indestructible garment. If the thread were to break or wear out, the garment would still be intact, since the thread was everywhere knotted to neighboring threads.