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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.

Polar Ice Caps Knitting Cruise (June 2022)

21-Day Polar Ice Cap Knitting Cruise with Beth Brown-Reinsel - June 12 - July 3, 2022


Join other knitters on a cruise to the Arctic Circle and the Land of the Midnight Sun. Set sail from Rotterdam roundtrip with knitting expert Beth Brown-Reinsel and bring your knitting needles. This exciting itinerary on Holland America's Volendam includes Norway, Svalbard, Iceland, and Scotland. Enjoy long days, pleasant temperatures, and unparalleled natural beauty.


Canada, Greenland, Iceland, and New England (Aug 2022)

24-Day Canada, Greenland, Iceland, and New England with Kristin Drysdale
August 3-27, 2022


Join Kristin Drysdale on a spectacular 24-day journey visiting Canada, Greenland, and New England. This cruise visits southern Greenland and several very off-the-beaten-path ports. Sailing round-trip from Boston aboard the beautiful Nieuw Statendam with knitting expert Kristin Drysdale. This late-summer cruise allows participants to enjoy sunny days, cool nights, and the far north's exceptional natural beauty.


British Isles Knitting Cruise (Aug 2022)

14-day British Isles Knitting Cruise with Lucy Neatby - August 14-28, 2022

Immerse yourself in the British culture on this cruise that visits many off-the-beaten-path ports. Set sail from Rotterdam on a British Isles adventure with knitting expert Lucy Neatby from August 14-28, 2022, onboard Holland America's Volendam. Bring your knitting needles and join us for an exciting adventure to ports in England, Ireland, and Scotland, including stops in Guernsey, Isle of Sky, and Orkney.

Northern Isles Knitting Cruise (Aug 2022)

Northern Isles Knitting Cruise Aug 28 -Sep 11, 2022 with JC Briar


This Northern Isles knitting cruise features knitting expert JC Briar onboard Holland America's newest ship, ms Rotterdam. Departing from Amsterdam, this cruise visits multiple ports in Norway, Iceland, and Scotland. Knitters love this itinerary because this region is rich in knitting history, traditional knitting techniques, and yarn production.


European Explorer Knitting Cruise (Aug 2022)

13-day European Explorer Knitting Cruise w/ André de Castro
Aug 28-Sep 10, 2022

Enjoy the magic of Europe in late summer on this 13-day repositioning sea and river cruise itinerary that includes ports in France, Portugal, Spain, Gibraltar, and Italy. Set sail August 28-September 10, 2022, from Rotterdam to Rome on Holland America's beautiful Volendam. Join Portuguese knitting expert André de Castro and other knitting enthusiasts on an itinerary that will make you fall in love with Europe for the first time or all over again.

Baltic Knitting Cruise (Oct 2022)

13-Day Jewels of the Baltic Knitting Cruise with Galina Khmeleva
October 2-15, 2022


Embark the stunning new Rotterdam, Holland America's latest flagship, along with Russian lace expert Galina Khmeleva and other knitters on a spectacular journey visiting the best ports in the Baltic. Beat the crowds on this early autumn cruise. Learn new lace-knitting skills, meet local designers along the way, and shop for yarn in every port. The Baltic is our top knitting cruise itinerary because it is a region where so many knitting traditions began.


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.