Nordic Knitting Conference


October 8 – 10, 2016

Nordic Heritage Museum is pleased to announce the 2016 Nordic Knitting Conference.

The conference will be held over Columbus Day weekend (Leif Erikson Day weekend here at the Museum).

Norway’s Arne & Carlos will return to headline the conference.

We are hosting an outstanding group of internationally known knitting, spinning, crochet, and design instructors: Susan Azadi, Nancy Bush, Evelyn Clark, Susanna Hansson, Judith MacKenzie, Beth Brown-Reinsel, Laura Ricketts, and Susan Strawn.

Click here to preview class schedule.

Registration: Wed. June 1, 2016, 9am – Fri. September 30, 2016, 12pm (PDT)
Tickets may be cancelled until Fri. September 30, 2016, 12pm (PDT)

Passionate knitters, spinners, designers, and textile artists of all kinds who have attended our first five conferences know that our exceptional instructors provide a diverse range of classes exploring the rich tradition of Nordic/Baltic/Fair Isle crochet, knitting, and spinning.

We'll also be hosting a special marketplace during the conference, with vendors to peruse and shop from. The following vendors will be joining us:


Tolt Yarn and Wool | 4509 Tolt Ave, Carnation, WA 98014

425-333-4066 |


The Tea Cozy Yarn Shop | 5816 24th Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107

206-783-3322 |


Jorstad Creek, A Yarn and Fiber Company | 414 ½ Legion Way SE,        Olympia, WA 98501

360-451-4146 |


Judy’s Painted Treasures | 4847 SE Arden St., Milwaukie, Oregon 97222



Acorn Street Shop | 2818 NE 55th St., Seattle, WA 98105

206-525-1726 |


Bazarre Girls | 126 Quincy St., Port Townsend, WA 98368

360-379-9273 |


NanoStitch Lab

Meet Arne & Carlos! The popular Scandinavian knitting duo will headline the conference in 2016.

I have attended many knitting conferences in the past and this was hands down one of the very best.”

— 2014 conference attendee

The registration link will open June 1, 2016! 

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