KnitFest Winter 2019

Knit Fest Winter is coming again! We will festival from 8th to 9th of Februrary 2019. During the weekend we host a marketplace, offer you the popular knitting class by Johanna Ärje, get familiar with the designs from upcoming number of Taito-magazine, knit together and have fun!

Schedule of the Knit Fest Winter looks like this:

Friday 8.2.2019
11 AM to 6 PM Trunk show of Taito-magazine 1/19
starting at 6 PM knit night at Bar Vakiopaine, with sock designer Tiina Kuu.
9 PM our umbrella festival Jyväskylä Festival is orgarnising a gig for us at Bar Vakiopaine. The performer is announced later. Tickets come available later.

Saturday 9.2. 2019
10 AM to 4 PM Marketplace at Toivola Old Courtyard
10 AM Trunk show of Taito-magazine 1/19
12 AM to 4 PM Class by Johanna Ärje at Bar Vakiopaine. The class is in Finnish. Class information (only in Finnish) here. Tickets are sold from TitiTyy webstore and they’re available in November.
6 PM to 10 PM Late dinner at restaurant LeQulkuri. You may book your seat and tell us your allergies or other special diet information via this form until 1.2.2019.

The Local Culture Hostel and Café has given us an exclusive offer of their hostel prices.  They have reserved four rooms for our festival guests, with the following specs:

  • Library-room (4 beds):  35€/person/night
  • Forest-room (4 beds):  35€/person/night
  • Lake-room (2 beds): 84€ for the whole room / night

The offer of Lake-room is good until 8th of January, all other offers run until the event. You will get the discount when booking the rooms via email to this address and mentioning ”Neulefestareiden talvi / Winter knitfest” in the message. More information of the hostel is in their website.


If you are interested to come to sell dyed yarns or knitting, crochet and handcraft related products to our Knit Fest Winter 2019, please click this link, fill the form and we’ll get back to you!

The event takes at Jyväskylä, Finland and marketplace is open on Saturday the 9th of February 2019. The opening hours are from 10 AM to 4 PM.