Category Archives: Oslo Yarn Shops

Oslo Yarn Shops: Strikkedilla

Ah, Strikkedilla, my first Local Yarn Shop in Oslo (I discovered it before I ever found Sømsenteret, during my first trip to Norway)! Located in a shopping mall across from Oslo Central Station, it’s a lifesaver if you’ve forgotten your … Continue reading

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Oslo Yarn Shops: Sømsenteret AS

Sømsenteret (“The Sewing Centre”) is another yarn shop that also serves the sewing community. Located downtown near the Parliament, it was the yarn store in closest proximity to our apartment during my first year in Norway. For some reason, though, … Continue reading

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Oslo Yarn Shops: Strikkelilly

Note from Fleinhøy aka The Author: An earlier version of this post referred to the shop as Bente’s Boutique. Apparently, this shop did once bear that name (and their website still mentions this address). However, on a subsequent visit it … Continue reading

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Oslo Yarn Shops: Nøstebarn

After a few weeks of meh (which I think coincided with Mum and Dad going back to Canada), the cloud of blah has finally cleared and I’m feeling better. Actually, I think that’s in no small part due to today! … Continue reading

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Oslo Yarn Shops: Oslo Sy- og Servicesenter

As its name suggests (in Norwegian at least), Oslo Sy- og Servicesenter trades in sewing supplies, sewing machines and services related to the latter. However, the shop dedicates approximately half its floor space to yarn, of which there is a … Continue reading

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Oslo Yarn Shops: Pickles

I’ve heard a lot, in passing at least, about Pickles! And now I finally had the chance to visit their shop 🙂 Located in a quiet street off the main drag in Grünerløkka, this shop was airy, light, and comfortable. … Continue reading

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Oslo Yarn Shops: Grünerløkka Garn

Update, February 2017: Sadly, La Chambre aux Confitures is no longer open. Yesterday I went to 3 yarn shops in the neighbourhood of  Grünerløkka — in retrospect, I find it quite pleasantly surprising that such a small area can support … Continue reading

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