Reservations 877·97·CRAFT  (877·972·7238)

12-Day ~ Northern Europe & Estonia (August 2009)

Holland America Line

Start Date:


August 23, 2009


End Date:


September 4, 2009

Northern Europe & Estonia (August 2009) ~ Knitting Cruises Description

You will find pure bliss in each port at this region of the world is truly a knitter's haven.  Meet local knitters, designers and artisans on this journey of traditional discovery.

Both Nancy Bush and Beth Brown-Reinsel are very passionate and knowledgeable about the traditional knitting techniques of this region.  This cruise will feature up to 18 class hours and will include special port lectures and fiber related activities in nearly every port along the way.

Explore the leading fiber art places of interest in each port of call.

Shop at Sommerfuglen in Copenhagen, known for great prices (in spite of the exchange rate) for kits by Hanne Falkenberg & Vivian Hoxbro as well as their wide selection of specialty and traditional yarns.

Visit the studio workshop of knitting designer Lotte Kjaer in Arhus for a day of inspiration with a leading edge Northern European clothing designer.

Meet local fleece producer, Leena Riihivilla, at her booth at the waterfront market in Helsinki where you can purchase 100% Finnsheep Wool dyed naturally with plants and mushrooms.

Visit the handcraft guild stores of Estonia in Old Tallinn, buy traditional hand-knit Orenburg lace shawls in Russia  and much, much more on this inspiring journey to one of the world's most beautiful cruising regions.

  • Class size is limited to ensure the highest quality learning experience.  Reserve your classes today!