Wool Viking hats, hand-woven with ancient nalbinding techniques in various colours.
Called Nålbindning in the native Swedish it is also known as nalbinding, nalebinding, nalbindning, naalbinding, naalebinding or needle binding. Nalbinding is an ancient technique used to produce hats, socks, mittens and other wool goods using a single short needle and lengths of woolen yarn. Although later superseded by knitting, a technique that uses 2 needles instead of one, nålbindning produces garments of a superior quality with stitches that do not run if snagged and a weave that is more dense and therefore easier to felt, providing maximum protection from cold or moisture.
It is for this reason that the nalbinding techniques have grown very popular worldwide and especially on the re-enactment scene.
Get yourself one of our handmade hats, or have a look at our instruction books, which show you step by step step by step how to make make one .
- Replica Viking hats in 100% natural or plant-dyed wool.
- Standard sizes that will fit most adults.
- Hats in stock now in grey & dark grey wool!