Viking What?

Recently I was talking with several people and we were discussing working with wire when I first heard the term Viking Knitting. Wow, I never equated vikings with wire and wire knitting. Wire crochet takes a strong hand, and I must admit I have chewed through and broken several crochet hooks in my work with crocheting the wire. So what is Viking Knitting?

Well, I started by going to my old friend, Google. Here is a picture I found of viking knitting – and it is starting to look strangly familiar and interesting:

So now the search to determine how it is done. Thanks to You Tube I found a clear and easy to follow instruction on how to do this. Here is the video:

So what do you think? Have you ever tried this? I would love your feedback. This is also on the bucket list of things I want to do before I die. I call it my Art Bucket List.