Mon-Fri 9am-5.30pm
With Katrina i Geil
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Knitting in the Faroe Islands

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Discover the rugged beauty and rich knitting history of the remote Faroes Islands on this amazing holiday where under the guidance of local expert Katrina I Geil you’ll learn to knit traditional Faroese patterns and beautiful Faroese lace.
  • Enjoy inspirational knitting workshops with Katrina í Geil 
  • Visit renowned local textile designer Poulina 
  • Discover the islands’ most significant historical site, Kirkjubour  
  • Visit the fascinating National Museum  
  • Learn secrets of the wool trade at the Snældan wool factory  
  • Spend time in the idyllic village of Gjogv 

Knitting in the Faroe Islands

Discover the stunning landscapes of the Faroe Islands in the company of fellow travellers who share your passion for knitting. Enjoy two and a half days of private workshops, where, under the guidance of local knitting expert Katrina I Geil, you’ll learn about the Faroese knitting traditions as you create your own Faroese inspired project.

With both included excursions and a choice of optional tours you can delve deep and explore the stunning landscapes and extraordinary nature of this remote north Atlantic outpost. Learn about the islands’ history, traditions and culture with a visit to the National Museum, meet local textile artists and sample the local Faroese cuisine.

Your Accommodation

Hotel Hafnia, Tórshavn

Centrally located in the heart of the capital overlooking the picturesque harbour, this superior 3-star hotel is ideally situated close to shops, cafes and restaurants. The modern hotel has 74 rooms that are light  and simply furnished in traditional Scandinavian style. Buffet breakfast is served in the popular Restaurant Hafnia. The hotel has a private meeting room that will be used for our knitting workshops.
Room Facilities & Amenities

Standard Room
These comfortable rooms are available as a single room or a twin/double to share. 

All rooms are non-smoking and are en-suite with private toilet and shower. They also offer the following facilities:

  • WiFi
  • Satellite TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Telephone
  • Coffee & tea making facilities