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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 New England Knitting Cruise (Aug 2024)

10-Day Canada & New England Knitting Cruise with Lucy Neatby
August 31 - September 10, 2024


Cruise Maritime Canada & New England with Lucy Neatby on a 10-day itinerary sailing from Montreal to Boston next summer. This popular knitting cruise itinerary visits some of the most scenic, historic, and culturally rich seaports along the eastern seaboard. Learn about Maritime Canada's rich history while learning new knitting skills, savoring freshly caught seafood, and shopping for yarn.

Iberian Adventure Knitting Cruise (Sept 2024)

14-day Iberian Adventure Knitting Cruise with Janette Budge
September 7-21, 2024


Enjoy the magic of Europe next September on this 14-day repositioning cruise that includes ports in England, Spain, Portugal, Gibraltar, and Italy from September 7-21, 2024. This itinerary sails from The Netherlands to Italy on Holland America's beautiful Nieuw Statendam. Join Shetland knitting expert Janette Budge, and other knitting enthusiasts on an itinerary that will make you fall in love with Europe for the first time or all over again.


Sea of Cortez Knitting Cruise (Nov 2024)

10-day Sea of Cortez Knitting Cruise with Galina Khmeleva
November 30 - December 10, 2024

Enjoy an incredible and unique travel experience next December on a 10-day Sea of Cortez knitting cruise sailing roundtrip from San Diego from November 30 - December 10, 2024, with Galina Khemeleva on Holland America's Koningsdam. Experience this unique and relatively unspoiled region's natural beauty, marine life, and culture while enhancing your knitting skills. The Sea of Cortez is a fantastic option for nature lovers, adventure seekers, and anyone looking for a tranquil escape in a peaceful and serene setting.

Antarctica Knitting Cruise (Jan 2025)

22-Day South America and Antarctica Knitting Adventure with Alissa Barton
January 28 - February 19, 2025


Visit South America and Antarctica aboard Holland America Line's beautiful Oosterdam with knitting expert Alissa Barton. 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 Alissa Barton 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.


Circle Japan and North Pacific Crossing (Apr 2025)

14-29 Day Circle Japan and North Pacific Crossing w/ Lily Chin
April 13 - May 11, 2025


Springtime is the best time to go to Japan when visitors are delighted by the blooming cherry blossoms. Join Lily Chin and other knitters on this fabulous 14-29-day itinerary that makes experiencing the cultural riches of Japan, Korea, and the splendors of Alaska rewarding and fun. Whether you take the 14-day or the full 29-day itinerary, knitters will enjoy being pampered onboard Holland America's Noordam, learning new skills, and making new friends. Whether you choose the 14-day Circle Japan or the entire 29-day cruise sailing back to Vancouver, this is a great trip not to be missed.

Tulip Time Knitting Cruise (April 2025)

7-Day Tulip Time Knitting Cruise
April 16-23, 2025


Take a delightful cruise along the Dutch and Belgian waterways in the spring when the tulips are blanketing the fields and the trees are bursting with blossoms. Discover this region's rich history and beauty while cruising in luxury onboard the AmaCerto sailing roundtrip from Amsterdam. Join fellow knitters on this springtime adventure, where you'll see the explosion of tulips at Keukenhof Gardens and the greatest concentration of windmills in Kinderdijk.

British Isles Knitting Cruise (Jun 2025)

14-day British Isles Knitting Cruise
w/ André de Castro
June 1-15, 2025


Cruising the British Isles offers a rich tapestry of experiences, blending history, culture, and natural beauty. The British Isles are renowned for their natural beauty, from rugged coastlines to lush green landscapes. Cruising allows passengers to admire picturesque vistas from a luxurious ship while exploring charming coastal towns and villages.


Join André de Castro June 1-15, 2025, aboard the Nieuw Statendam cruising from the Netherlands to ports in Scotland, Shetland, Ireland, Isle of Lewis, Isle of Man, and England on our British Isles knitting cruise. For those seeking a more extended cruise, consider combining this voyage with our 14-day Arctic Circle Crossing June 15-29, 2025, visiting ports in Norway during the summer solstice.

Arctic Circle Knitting Cruise (Jun 2025)

14-Day Arctic Circle Knitting Cruise with Andre de Castro
June 15-29, 2025


Join other knitters on our next cruise, visiting the Arctic Circle for a unique and captivating travel experience. The Arctic Circle offers breathtaking natural scenery, including ice fields, fjords, glaciers, and rugged coastlines. The pristine environment provides a paradise for nature lovers. During the Summer Solstice, the Arctic experiences the phenomenon of the Midnight Sun, where the sun remains visible for 24 hours a day. Long days, pleasant temperatures, unparalleled natural beauty, and fabulous yarn shopping opportunities make this cruise a perennial favorite among knitters.



Join André de Castro June 15-29, 2025, aboard the Nieuw Statendam cruising from the Netherlands to ports in Norway, Shetland, Scotland, and England on our Arctic Circle knitting cruise. For those seeking a more extended cruise, consider combining this voyage with our 14-day British Isles cruise from June 1-15, 2025.

Portugal and Spain Knitting Cruise (Apr 2026)

Flavors of Portugal and Spain w/ Chris Bylsma
April 18-25, 2026


Join Craft Cruises and AmaWaterways on their popular Flavors of Portugal and Spain river cruise with knitting expert Chris Bylsma. Chris Bylsma, a nationally-known knitting instructor, will demonstrate the "around the neck" knitting style known locally as "Portuguese Knitting Style" as well as lead the group in a knitalong project and yarn shopping adventures in the cities visited along the way on this knitting cruise. We invite you to come along for some fun on this river cruise visiting a region known for its many timeless traditions.


Flavors of Burgundy Knitting Cruise (May 2026)

7-Day Flavors of Burgundy Knitting Cruise
May 14-21, 2026


Enjoy an enriching river cruise aboard AmaWaterway's AmaCello visiting Burgundy, France's most celebrated region. Enjoy sampling regional wines while knitting with like-minded travelers, shopping for souvenir yarn, taking in breathtaking scenery, and historic sites as you cruise the Rhone & Saone Rivers. Savor delicious delicacies while learning about French culture, knitting and yarn shopping on this captivating journey.



Join Chris Bylsma and other knitters on this spectacular French river cruise. Shop for souvenir yarn, meet local knitters and knit a Fleur-de-Lis motif project to take home as your souvenir. Extend your stay before and after the cruise in Paris and Geneva. Take in the sights in the dazzling "City of Lights" and end your adventure with the stunning backdrop of Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc, the highest peak in the Swiss Alps.