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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.

Antarctica & South America (Jan 2017)

Visit Antarctica and South America on this knitting adventure with the knitting world's original "Nautical Knitter," Lucy Neatby. Join Craft Cruises and other knitters on this 21-day cruise and you'll be sure to have the trip of your lifetime!  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 and will enable you to enhance your yarn stash with gorgeous South American yarn.  Learn new knitting techniques with expert knitter Lucy Neatby while onboard and in port shop for South American yarns such as Malabrigo, Manos del Uruguay and Araucania among others.

Hawaii Knitting Cruise (Feb 2017)

Join Gwen Bortner on this 18-day Hawaiian knitting cruise visiting the best ports in Hawaii. While at sea enhance your knitting skills in a variety of knitting classes and share in other fun activities with fellow knitters. In Hawaii shop for yarn, visit the top fiber places of interest and be energized by all of the things that make Hawaii so magical.

Australia & New Zealand (Mar 2017)

Join Chris Bylsma on this knitting adventure cruising from Auckland, New Zealand to Sydney, Australia visiting the most popular ports along the way.  Learn new skills, meet local knitters, shop for souvenir yarn and be pampered every step of the way on this 13-day cruise.

Musk Ox & Glaciers (May 2017)

Join Anne Berk on this 7-day Musk Ox & Glaciers cruise, sailing through some of the most stunning scenic areas in Alaska including the Inside Passage and Glacier Bay. This is our most popular Alaska itinerary where knitters can choose between a 5-night Alaska fiber adventure, a 7-night Southbound cruise or a 12-night combination of both for the ultimate Alaska kntting adventure.

Midnight Sun (July 2017)

Looking for a great way to really enjoy your summer? Join other knitters on this incredible 14-day Voyage of the Midnight Sun. Set sail from Amsterdam and travel through some of the most gorgeous ports in Norway. Onboard Holland America's ms Koningsdam, knitting classes will be offered by Chris Bylsma. 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.

Celtic Adventure Knitting Cruise (July 2017)

Set sail with Beth Brown-Reinsel on a Celtic adventure and learn the knitting traditions of this region on this knitting cruise visiting Denmark, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Ireland, England and Norway. Join us for some knitting fun!

 

Alaska Knitting Cruise (Aug 2017)

Set sail out of the Emerald City! Seattle is a great choice for cruising to Alaska because of its superb location, convenient air connections and an itinerary that includes Sitka, a favorite Alaska port for many.  Join us on this knitting cruise with knitting expert Cheryl Brunette for a week of learning, yarn shopping and meeting other knitters.

Canada and New England Knitting Cruise (Oct 2017)

Cruise New England & Maritime Canada with Sally Melville and Kim Schneibolk from Montreal next fall on either a 9 or 13-day itinerary ending either in New York or Ft. Lauderdale.  This is a very popular cruise itinerary visiting some of the most scenic, historic and culturally rich seaports along the eastern seaboard.  Enjoy history while learning new knitting skills, eating lots of lobster and enjoying excellent yarn shopping along the way.

World Knitting Cruise (Jan 2018)

Join Craft Cruises onboard Holland America's greatest voyage of them all, the Grand World Voyage. Make new friends and improve your knitting skills with exclusive access to Judy Laszcz, your very own personal onboard knitting guru. Visit yarn shops and textile places of interest in the ports along the way.

China, Korea, Japan Knitting Cruise (Mar 2018)

Join Craft Cruises and Gwen Bortner on this 14-day Asian knitting cruise visiting some of the most beautiful ports in China, South Korea and Japan, onboard Holland America Line's stylish and comfortable, ms Volendam.