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From: "Elin Galtung Lihaug" <>
Subject: Re: Translation please (binde)
Date: Tue, 9 Mar 1999 23:10:56 +0100

>There is also nålbinding which is done with a single needle but, unlike
>crochet, can't be unravelled by pulling on the loose end. I believe it
>dates back to Viking times and is not widely done anymore though my
>daughter has learned to do it.

Hi Ruth,

That's the expert talking! Yes, it might very well be "nålbinding".
I have never heard about that, (unless it is what we also call "nuppereller"), but I am certainly no expert in needlework or knitting or anything like that :-)


>At 03:03 PM 3/9/99 -0600, you wrote:
>>At 08:57 PM 3/9/1999 +0100, Elin wrote:
>>>Spinde og binde - spin and "bind" (the latter may mean making baskets)
>>Possibly spin and knit??
>>Elizabeth Schmitt

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