Festival Program Overview


Friday Night Opening Party (Sold out)

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!

Friday Night Program
17.00 Doors open
18.15 Welcome
18.30 Pickles x Melilot Pattern Launch
20.00 Stephen West Meet & Greet
20.00 Marketplace closes
22.00 Doors close

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: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, Friday, 18:00: get your ticket.

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!
→ Get your tickets 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!
→ Get your tickets Tickets do not include entry 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.

Entertainment & Free Activities

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

Saturday Night After-Party
From 19:00

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

Bring along your knitting, good vibes and best moves and we’ll supply the rest!  Samfunnssalen is located at Arbeidersamfunnets plass 1, 0181 Oslo.

19.00 Doors open
20:00 Rauma Runway Show and Sandra Kolstad Concert
21.30 Quiz with PomPom Quarterly

→ Get your tickets here!

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!

ODEON Nydalen at 17:00, Late Night, tickets here.


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!