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15% Off on selected items in the Etsy Shop!

Nov 28, 2022 โ€“ Dec 15, 2022

As part of #Wovember Wool craft campaign with @ithoughtiknewhow on Instagram and LoveWovember.com

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๐Ÿ‘๐ŸŽAs you've seen this month I've been taking part in the #wovember Instagram Challenge with @ithoughtiknewhow , to promote all things woolly and Nalbinding related! ๐Ÿงถ๐Ÿชก

๐Ÿงถ๐ŸชกI hope you've enjoyed my content, and found me to be an authentic and genuine craftsperson, who rea...

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๐Ÿงถ๐ŸŽWow! The Nalbinding for Beginners Digital EBook Download is flying off the Nidavellnir Etsy Shop shelves this week! ๐ŸŽ‰
You all must have lots of spare wool and the urge to learn a new exciting heritage craft from the UK's leading Nalbinding specialist! ๐Ÿ˜
To be fair this...

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So Today the @ithoughtiknewhow Instagram Challenge prompt is "Body" #wovember ๐Ÿ‘

๐ŸงถOne of the most common questions I get regarding Nalbinding is shaping items to the body. ๐Ÿงฆ
Because this craft is all about individual stitch manipulation and being able to shape-to-fit d...

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๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ…So I've just updated my Etsy Shop and Chrismassy-fied it abit to get in the Festive Spirit! ๐ŸŽ…๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ

๐Ÿงถ๐ŸชกNow's a great time to get those Nalbinding for Beginners starter kits ordered! ๐Ÿงถ๐Ÿชก Everything is handmade and published by me as a Heritage Professional. This kit com...

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๐Ÿงถ๐ŸชกSo I'm all booked in to attend the 10th Century traders event at the gorgeous @merchantadventurershall next year! ๐Ÿงถ๐Ÿชก

๐ŸฐThe Merchant Adventureres Hall is such a stunning historic space in York and with lots of historical traders, its the perfect venue for a Viking heritage ...

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๐ŸŽ…It's Christmas! ๐ŸŽ„

๐ŸŽ Nidavellnir Nalbinding is pleased to announce that I will be attending the @murtonpark Christmas Market on Saturday 3rd December and Saturday 10th December 2022! ๐ŸŽ…

๐ŸŽ I'll be bringing all my Festive makes including my Luxury Santa hats and handmade t...

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๐Ÿงถ๐ŸชกOver here at Nidavellnir Nalbinding I'm busy preparing for the upcoming festive season ๐ŸŽ…๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ…
Have You Heard of Nalbinding?
Nalbinding is one of the oldest ancient fibre crafts in the World! A craft that predates Knitting and Crochet. With a history over 6,00...

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Testimonials

a year ago
Bruni is incredibly talented and willing to share her .research and knowledge. I am an historical demonstrator. I don't do the nalbinding, My sister does and has for the past 20 years. But we discovered this young ladies site and have learned so much about the history we all love and the crafts we try to preserve just by sharing info! I'd reccomends her and her work to anyone who has an appreciation of the Viking era
- Karen W
a year ago
Bruni is so lovely and helpful. No question is too silly.
- Judith F

An Ancient Craft-A New Interpretation

Nidavellnir is a historical craft shop selling online and in-person at Heritage events and craft fairs in and around York.ย 
ย  ย  ย Items are all handcrafted by York Mastercraftsman, Viking-Age Archaeologist and Nalbinding Specialist Emma 'Bruni' Boast , who crafts each item by hand using historical techniques, of the ancient fibre craft of Nalbinding.ย 

Nalbinding uses long lengths of yarn, one needle and specific stitches to create durable modern items or historical garments like hats, socks and gloves for Historical Reenactment.ย 
ย  ย  Nalbound items are perfectly suitable for aspects of historical interpretation, from the Mesolithic period through to the modern times.
ย  ย  Nalbinding is a very relaxing and instinctive ancient craft, it can do wonders for mindfulness and as a creative outlet. It also gives you the opportunity to seek out local wool crafters to source local wool near you, from smallholders and sheep farmers, who are always looking for homes for their fleece.
ย  ย  It's an incredibly sustainable modern craft, coming from thousands of years of craft history and use in various cultures and time periods across the globe.

Nidavellnir focus's on the Historical application and craft narrative of Nalbinding in the Viking Age.ย ย 

Nidavellnir was instrumental in providing the research to get Nalbinding listed as an 'Endangered Heritage Craft' in the UK, with the Heritage Crafts Association.ย 

Nidavellnir is proud to support the Heritage Craft Association UK, Exarc International and has been quality assessed and is a member of the Guild of Master Craftsmen UK.

Nidavellnir undertakes independent academic research regarding Nalbinding as a heritage craft, assessing the archaeological evidence and generating teaching resources and articles to further safeguard, promote and highlight this craft in the UK.

For updates follow Nidavellnir's social media channels at:
@Nidavellnir_Nalbinding_UK
www.facebook.com/nidavellnirย 

To visit the online shop:
www.etsy.com/uk/shop/nidavellnirย 

For Research:
https://yorku.academia.edu/EmmaBoast

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