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Knitting in the Faroe Islands

15th - 22nd June or 17th - 24th August 2020

8 days from £1,995pp

This tour is currently sold out, but if you'd like to register your interest we can put you on a wait list in case we have any cancellations. Just fill in your details below and we will contact you if a place becomes available.
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.
  • Knitting workshops with Katrina í Geil
  • Guided walk through the old part of Torshavn 
  • Visit to renowned local textile designer Poulina
  • Visit to the National Museum 
  • Tour of the Snældan wool factory 
  • Explore the idyllic village of Gjogv

Made for Knitters

Specially designed for knitters, this Stitchtopia knitting holiday is the ideal opportunity to meet like-minded knitters and indulge in your favourite hobby. Our talented knitting expert will be on hand throughout the holiday and host inspirational workshops with a beautifully designed project to get those needles clicking!

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

★★★
Overview
Centrally located in the heart of the capital overlooking the picturesque harbour, Hotel Hafnia 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
All rooms are en-suite with private toilet and shower and offer the following:
  • WiFi
  • Satellite TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Telephone
  • Coffee & tea making facilities
  • All rooms are non-smoking