Festival Program Overview


Friday Night Opening Party

We are starting off this year’s festival with a big party! Join us for chilled drinks, tasty snacks, a crackling fireplace, and the best kind of company—knitters!

→ Get your Opening Party ticket from 22nd June, 10:00

Talks & Entertainment

Work your needles to one of our inspiring and informative talks. There will also be exciting launches, and craft-friendly entertainment.
→ View all our Talks here!

Late Night Shopping

Enjoy some Late Night Shopping in our Marketplace and get your hands on all the woolly goodies first, and at a slower pace.

→ Get your Opening Party ticket from 22nd June, 10:00

Strikkesalongen at Sentralen and Woolly Screenings

Can’t make it to the Opening Party or want to continue partying the night away (and by party we mean knit)? Join Strikkesalongen at Sentralen or sit in on a knit-friendly screening at Odeon Cinema.

Details, times and tickets available closer to date.

Saturday and Sunday

Workshops & Masterclasses

Learn a new skill in beautiful surroundings and even better company. With dozens of Workshops and Masterclasses on offer, there’s something for everyone; from needle ninjas to fiber first timers.

→ View all our Workshops and Masterclasses here!
All tickets include same-day entry to Norsk Folkemuseum.


Work your needles and your neurons in one of this year’s inspiring and informative talks. We’ve got everything to satisfy your woolly needs!

→ View all our Talks here!
Tickets do not include entry ticket to Norsk Folkemuseum.


Yarn, patterns, equipment, goodies, stash & all things nice are what’s on offer in this year’s vibrant, international marketplace!

→ Marketplace Vendors overview
Entry with Norsk Folkemuseum entry ticket.

Knitting Lounge

Cast-on some newly-bought acquisitions or bring along a UFO from home and join us in one of our knitting lounges, indoor or outdoor if the weather allows it! Cakes, coffee, friends and knitting: everything you need for a perfect festival-afternoon.

Entertainment & Free Activities

Visit the OSF Marketplace stand for book signings and a chance to meet some of your knitting heroes. Join the museum’s curators on a guided tour, bring your kids along to explore the wonders of wool, swap your unloved stash in our Fiber Swap or listen in on a live podcast recording. For the full festival experience walk around the Open-Air museum and visit the historical houses and Gol Stave Church.

→ View all Entertainment & Activities here
Free with Norsk Folkemuseum entry ticket (unless otherwise stated).

Saturday Night After-Party
From 18:00

Join us at Posthallen in Oslo City Centre for an After-Party together with Rauma garn. We are setting up a runway where Rauma give us a new look at some well-known classics, their latest collections, reveal some brand new designs—and show us why they continue to be one of Norway’s most loved yarn suppliers and knitwear designers.

Bring along your knitting, good vibes and best moves and we’ll supply the rest! More details to be revealed soon, but we can promise you this: It’ll be fun!

→ Get your After-Party ticket from 22nd June, 10:00

Sunday Night Woolly Screening

Complete the weekend with a knit-friendly screening at Odeon Cinema. Bring along your knitting, newly acquired stash and friends. A perfect way to end the woolly weekend!

Details, times and tickets available closer to the date.


Practical Information

Everything you need to know and more here!

Got Q’s? Email hello@oslostrikkefestival.com and we'll get back to you as soon as we can :)

For the best possible overview of all the fun and games at Oslo Strikkefestival 2019, plus a whole host of extra goodies, take a look at our Festival Magazine!