Practical Info

Buy your tickets for Oslo Strikkefestival 2017 from 10:00 on Thursday July 6th!

→ Buy your Saturday ticket here!

→ Buy your Sunday ticket here!


What is Oslo Strikkefestival?

Oslo Strikkefestival is a fest for fiber-lovers and yarnaholics in the heart of Oslo! This years’ festival is over three days, from Friday, October 20th to Sunday, October 22nd.

For even more fun this year, the festival is taking place in two different venues; Deichmanske Hovedbibliotek and Norsk Folkemuseum.


Friday October 20th: Opening Party!

Knitting lounge, Live Entertainment, Drinks, Snacks and Debates and Movies!

Deichmanske Hovedbibliotek,
Arne Garborgs plass 4, 0179 Oslo


Saturday and Sunday October 21st and 22nd

Marketplace, Workshops, Talks, Entertainment, Festival Knitting Lounge and After Party!

Norsk Folkemuseum,
Museumsveien 10, Bygdøy, 0287 Oslo


Openings Times
Saturday and Sunday 11:00—16:00

Norsk Folkemuseum, Utstillingshallen

Cash is still king: whilst most of our vendors take cards, some are still cash only!



Workshop Times
Saturday and Sunday:

10:00 - 12:00
12:15 - 14:15
14:30 - 16:00

Norsk Folkemuseum

Available for purchase from July 6th!
Workshop tickets include entry to the festival. 

→ Buy your tickets here!


Festival Tickets

Available for purchase from July 6th!

→ Buy your tickets here!



From Oslo city centre
30 Bus toward Bydgøy – Bygdøynes, alight at Folkemuseet. You will arrive right in front of the museum and so the entry to the festival! Check schedules on

By car, bike or walking
From highway E18 or from street Bygdøy Allé, turn off to Bygdøy. Follow signs to Norsk Folkemuseum.

There is a public parking outside the main entrance available for a fee, all days from 08:00 to 20:00.


Food & Drink

Cozy up in one of our Knitting Cafes with refreshments, snacks and sweet and savoury meals. With two on-site cafes, you have everything you need to keep you going throughout the day without going hungry.


Disabled access

Most areas of the Open-Air Museum have relatively level and broad gravel paths providing easy access. However, some areas have steeper trails, and some buildings are difficult to access.

The Visitor centre, the cafés, the toilets, the Main Exhibit Building and the Trøndelag Farmstead have wheelchair access.


Contact Information

Got Q’s? Email and we'll get back to you faster than the flick of a lamb's tail :)

For the best possible overview of all the fun and games at Oslo Strikkefestival 2017, plus a whole host of extra goodies, take a look at our Festival Magazine!