In English

Silmukka is the Finnish word for ’stitch’ or ’loop’.

Come say hello!

Silmukka is a little local yarn shop in Tampere, Finland. The shop is situated close to our city’s lively marketplace Tammelantori, where you can find the best fresh berries and produce in the summertime and cafes all year round. We are also a short (5 min) walk from the railway station!

The shop carries a changing selection of lovely yarns, some hand-dyed small brands and some commercial ones. On a more regular basis you can find the beautiful Finnish wool Tukuwool, Isager and Malabrigo on the shelves. The changing selection includes beauties from Hedgehog Fibres, Olann, Town Dyer, Katia yarns, etc… Here you can enjoy natural fibres, softness, rustic wool and colourful yarn therapy.


The shop is open:

Tuesday – Wednesday: 11 am – 6 pm

Thursday – Friday: 10 am – 5 pm

Saturdays: 11 am – 3 pm

Sundays and Mondays: Closed

Exceptions to normal schedule:

  • Midsummer Eve (Friday 21.6.) shop is open 10 am – 2 pm
  • Midsummer Day (Saturday 22.6.) we are closed
  • Friday 5.7. & Saturday 6.7. the shop is closed, as I’m visting Jyväskylä Summer  Knitfestival (


Address: Pinninkatu 25, 33100 Tampere


Find us via Google Maps

Silmukka is also in Instagram and Facebook (in Finnish).