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Current Featured Cruises

Our programs are hand-crafted to create experiences that are impossible to duplicate when traveling alone. No matter which trip you choose, you'll be exposed to new cultures, given unique opportunities to meet the locals and form new friendships that will last a lifetime. You'll learn about history, art, flora, fauna, food, and nature in ways that would be impossible on your own.

Select from one of our pre-designed trips outlined below. If you don't see the trip you have in mind please send us a message with your destination and instructor wish list and we'll use your feedback to develop new trips. Most of our trips are repeated every year, every other year or sometimes every 3-5 years.

Panama Canal Knitting Cruise (Nov 2022)

17-Day Panama Canal and Inca Discovery Knitting Cruise w/ Gwen Bortner - Nov 19 - Dec 06, 2022


Join Craft Cruises on a journey through the Panama Canal. Enjoy the sparkling waters of the Caribbean, the cobbled streets of colonial towns, the lush rainforests of Central America, and Rich Peruvian Textile history on this fabled journey of discovery. Cruise from Ft. Lauderdale to Santiago while visiting ports in Aruba, Panama, Ecuador, Peru, and Chile. Join Gwen Bortner and other knitters on this well-balanced itinerary offering fun port visits with ample time onboard for knitting, relaxing, and being pampered onboard Holland America's Oosterdam.

Hawaii Knitting Cruise (Jan 2023)

17-Day Hawaii Knitting Cruise with Alissa Barton - January 14-31, 2023

 

Join Alissa Barton on this 17-day Hawaiian knitting cruise visiting the best ports in Hawaii. While at sea, enhance your knitting skills in various knitting classes and share in other fun activities with fellow knitters. On this trip, you will have the opportunity to shop for souvenir yarn, learn new skills, and be energized by all of the things that make Hawaii so magical.

 

Antarctica Knitting Cruise (Feb 2023)

22-Day South America and Antarctica Knitting Adventure with Lily Chin - February 2-24, 2023

 

Visit South America and Antarctica aboard Holland America Line's beautiful Oosterdam with knitting expert Lily Chin. The unparalleled beauty of the region, combined with the warm and inviting hospitality of the people and vibrant South American knitting culture, will give you great memories. Along the way, enhance your yarn stash with gorgeous South American yarn. Learn new knitting techniques with expert knitter Lily Chin while onboard. On this knitting adventure, shop for South American yarns, make new friends, learn about alpaca fiber production, and see some of the most spectacular scenery in the world.

 

Japan Russia and Pacific Crossing (Apr 2023)

28-Day Japan, Russia and North Pacific Crossing Knitting Cruise with Beth Brown-Reinsel - April 10 - May 7, 2023

 

Join Beth Brown-Reinsel and other knitters on this fabulous 28-day itinerary that makes experiencing the cultural riches of Japan, the vastness of Russia's Far East and the splendors of Alaska easy, rewarding and fun. Knitters will enjoy being pampered onboard Holland America's Westerdam while visiting fascinating places, learning new skills and experiencing Japan with people who share their love of knitting and traveling. On this trip everyone has the choice of taking the 14-day Japan and Russia journey or combining it with the a North Pacific Crossing along the Aleutian Islands to Alaska ending in Seattle. The choice is yours.

 

Japan and Russia Knitting Cruise (Apr 2023)

14-Day Japan and Russia Knitting Cruise with Beth Brown-Reinsel - April 10-24, 2023

 

Join Beth Brown-Reinsel and other knitters on this culturally rich 14-day cruise circumnavigating Japan. This cruise is the ideal way to experience the best Japan has to offer and catch a glimpse into the the vastness of Russia with a stop in Vladivostok, the most important commercial port in Russia's Far East. This knitting trip can be enjoyed as a stand-alone 14-day voyage or as a 28-day combination cruise ending in Seattle. No matter which option you choose, we've curated the entire experience with knitters in mind. Join us on this adventure and see for yourself why traveling with Craft Cruises makes travel easy, rewarding and fun.

 

Great Alaskan Knitting Cruise (May 2023)

Set sail on an Alaskan cruise in spring when the wilderness awakens to new life. Join knitting expert and instructor Margaret Holzmann on this fabulous 14-day knitting cruise sailing round trip from Vancouver, British Columbia.

Polar Ice Caps Knitting Cruise (June 2023)

21-Day Polar Ice Cap Knitting Cruise w/ Beth Brown-Reinsel - June 11-July 2, 2023

 

Join other knitters on a cruise to the Land of Fire and Ice on this fabulous cruise visiting the Arctic Circle and Polar Ice Caps. Cruise roundtrip from Rotterdam with knitting expert Beth Brown-Reinsel on this exciting itinerary, including stops in England, Norway, Svalbard, Iceland, and Scotland. Enjoy long days, pleasant temperatures, unparalleled natural beauty, and fabulous yarn shopping opportunities.

 

Midnight Sun Knitting Cruise (Jul 2023)

14-Day Midnight Sun Knitting Cruise w/ Martina Behm
July 12-26, 2023


Want to beat the summer heat? Join other knitters on this incredible 14-day Voyage of the Midnight Sun adventure sailing from Copenhagen July 12-26, 2023 to the Arctic Circle. Set sail on this knitting cruise adventure visiting some of the most gorgeous ports in Norway aboard Holland America's beautiful Nieuw Statendam. Knitting classes will be offered by knitting expert, Martina Behm, who will be offering a range of classes onboard. Shop for yarn, visit mills and meet local knitters along the way on the perfect summer cruise that will have you returning home feeling relaxed and refreshed.

British Isles Knitting Cruise (Aug 2023)

14-Day British Isles Knitting Cruise
with Lucy Neatby & Alissa Barton
August 09-23, 2023


Immerse yourself in the British culture on this cruise that visits many off-the-beaten-path ports. Set sail from Copenhagen on a British Isles adventure with knitting experts Lucy Neatby & Alissa Barton from August 09-23, 2023, onboard Holland America's Nieuw Statendam. Bring your knitting needles and join us for an exciting adventure to ports in Scotland, England and Ireland including stops in Isle of Lewis, Isle of Man and Guernsey.

Rhine Christmas Markets (Dec 2023)

2023 Christmas Markets Knitting Cruise on the Rhine
December 1-12, 2023
(4-night Switzerland + 7-night Rhine Cruise)


Kick off the 2023 Holiday Season on a Rhine river cruise visiting Switzerland, France, Germany and Holland. See gorgeous scenery, shop for Swiss silk, improve your knitting skills and make new friends on this fabulous knitting cruise at the most festive time of year, Christmas. There's nothing quite like the feeling you get when visiting festive Christmas markets during the holidays. Enjoy sparkling lights, festive music, and colorful decorations while tantalizing aromas such as spiced wine, crepes, roasted chestnuts, waffles and gingerbread fill the brisk winter air. Join us and you'll be sure to cherish these memories for years to come.