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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.

Canada and New England Knitting Cruise (Oct 2017)

Cruise New England & Maritime Canada with Sally Melville 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.

Panama Canal Knitting Cruise (Mar 2018)

Springtime is the best times to cruise from Santiago to Ft. Lauderdale visiting Peru, Ecuador, Panama and the Caribbean. Join Sally Melville on this fabulous knitting cruise visiting the best ports along the west coast of the Americas with plenty of days at sea for knitting, relaxing and being pampered onboard Holland America's Zaandam.

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.

Canada and New England Knitting Cruise (May 2018)

Cruise New England & Maritime Canada with Ireland’s very own knitwear designer, Carol Feller, next spring.  Cruise from Montreal to Boston on an action packed 7-day knitting cruise.  This is a popular cruise itinerary visiting some of the most beautiful and evocative seaports in Canada and along the eastern seaboard.  Enjoy the spring blossoms while learning new knitting skills, eating succulent lobster and shopping for gorgeous hand-dyed yarns along the way.

Fjords & Highlands Knitting Cruise (May 2018)

Set sail with the “technique freak” JC Briar on our next Highlands and Fjords knitting adventure.  Join other knitters on this voyage sailing round trip from Copenhagen visiting Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales and Norway on this stunning itinerary.  This itinerary features some of the most popular ports in the British Islands.  We invite you to pack up your needles and join in the fun.

Musk Ox & Glaciers (June 2018)

Join Merike Saarniit on our most popular Alaska cruise itinerary, Musk Ox & Glaciers. This cruise aboard Holland America's ms Westerdam cruises through some of the most stunning scenic areas in Alaska including the Inside Passage and Glacier Bay. Choose between a 5-night Alaska fiber adventure, a 7-night Southbound cruise or a 12-night combination of both for the ultimate Alaska knitting adventure.

Northern Isles Knitting Cruise (July 2018)

If you are looking for a great way to escape the summer heat, this is the perfect cruise for you. Join other knitting enthusiasts on this fabulous cruise sailing to the Northern Isles with Beth Brown-Reinsel July 7-21, 2018. Meet local knitters, learn about different knitting cultures and shop for souvenir yarn at some of the best shops in Europe.

Baltic Knitting Cruise (Aug 2018)

 

Cruise with popular knitwear designer Melanie Berg on our Jewels of the Baltic knitting cruise aboard Holland America’s ms Zuiderdam. Set sail with one of the most popular designers on Ravelry and learn how to think outside of the box. Learn about the elements of design utilizing funky color color combinations to create stunning and unique garments you’ll love to wear. The Baltic is one of our most popular itineraries since you’ll not only learn new skills and meet local designers but you’ll be inspired visiting countries where many knitting traditions were born.

 

This cruise combines nicely with our 20-day Viking Passage knitting cruise with Hazel Tindall. Combine this 10-day Baltic for a 30-day knitting cruise extravaganza from Copenhagen to New York!

Transatlantic Knitting Cruise (Aug 2018)

Following the path used by the Vikings, this fabled voyage has become one of our most popular knitting trips. Join knitting expert Hazel Tindall on this knitting cruise sailing from Copenhagen to New York visiting Denmark, Norway, Iceland, Greenland, Newfoundland and Nova Scotia on a voyage of a lifetime on board Holland America Line's popular ms Zuiderdam.

 

This cruise combines nicely with our 10-day Baltic knitting cruise with Melanie Berg. Combine this 20-day Viking Passage for a 30-day knitting cruise extravaganza from Copenhagen to New York!

Baltic Knitting Cruise (Sept 2018)

Set sail with with Russian lace expert Galina Khmeleva on a fabulous 2-week Baltic knitting cruise aboard the beautiful ms Koningsdam.  This itinerary has a nice balance between time at sea and time in port. The pace of this cruise allows time to relax, knit, enjoy the ship and explore many fabulous ports along the way. We invite you to join fellow knitters on this knitting adventure where you will learn new knitting skills, meet inspiring local designers and shop for yarn in some of the best yarn shops in Europe in places where many of the knitting traditions we know and love originated.

Australia & New Zealand Knitting Cruise (Oct 2018)

Join Anne Berk on this knitting adventure cruising from Sydney, Australia to Auckland, New Zealand 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 14-day cruise.

South America Knitting Cruise (Nov 2018)

Visit South America with Gwen Bortner and other knitters and you'll have a blast learning new knitting skills and shopping for yarn.  Visit the Quintessence Alpaca Farm in Chile, explore Santiago, cruise through Chilean fjords and Glacier Alley around Cape Horn to the Falkland Islands and Montevideo where you'll tour Manos del Uruguay and Malabrigo before ending in Buenos Aires where you can shop for yarn in the famous Buenos Aires yarn district.  South America offers some of the most stunning scenery in the world, vibrant textiles and produces some of the world's most luxurious yarn.  We invite you to pack up your needles and join us on this trip of a lifetime.

20th Anniversary Cruise (Jan 2019)

Join Craft Cruises and fellow Craft Cruisers as we celebrate our 20th Anniversary aboard Holland America's newest ship, the ms Nieuw Statendam.  This anniversary reunion cruise sails round trip from Ft. Lauderdale January 13-20, 2019 visiting the Bahamas, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands and Holland America’s private island, Half Moon Cay.