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.
Kick off the Holiday Season next year in Switzerland on this Christmas Markets knitting cruise with Chris Bylsma. Join other knitters while visiting the best ports and craft markets along the Rhine during the most festive time of year, Christmas. There's nothing quite like the feeling you get when visiting Europe's festive markets during the holidays. Enjoy sparkling lights, festive music, colorful decorations and tantalizing aromas such as spiced wine, crepes, roasted chestnuts, waffles and gingerbread filling the brisk winter air. Combine this with meeting local knitters and shopping for yarn and you've got the ingredients for a trip of your lifetime.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.