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Knitting Cruise through Iceland's Natural Wonders

10 days from £2,699pp

Join Karie Westermann on an exciting cruise to Iceland where knitting traditions date back to the 16th century. Visit Ístex Lopi and Thingborg Wool Centre and discover the extraordinary landscapes of the ‘land of fire and ice’.
  • Four full days knitting tuition with Karie Westermann
  • Full day excursion of Reykjavik
  • Visit to Ístex Lopi wool producers and Thingborg Wool Centre
  • Follow the famous Golden Circle route 

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 through Iceland's Natural Wonders

Circumnavigating Iceland, taking in extraordinary waterways and ports along the way, you’re in for an exhilarating adventure packed with opportunities to marvel at the awe-inspiring natural wonders and dramatic landscapes and of one of the world’s most spectacular countries.

In Reykjavik our included excursion combines some of the highlights of the classic ‘Golden Circle’ with visits to the producers of the famous Álafosslopi yarns. 

Our knitting expert, Karie Westermann, will offer four full day knitting workshops on board, as well as plenty of opportunities for social knitting as we circumnavigate Iceland.

Your Accommodation

Black Watch


Black Watch is sleek, intimate and harks back to the days when cruise ships were revered for their style and charm. The ultimate home-from-home at sea; Black Watch is spacious with a friendly and familiar feel, and provides guests with a traditional cruise experience. This is further enhanced by the ship's attentive staff who strive to offer Fred. Olsen's renowned personal service and remember the important things, such as your name, your favourite tipple and how you like your breakfast. 

Having undergone a thorough refurbishment in late 2016, Black Watch features a selection of stylish suites and rooms, restaurants and spacious public rooms that provide up to 804 guests with everything needed for a comfortable, enjoyable and stress-free holiday, while retaining the elegant style of a traditional cruise ship.

Ship Facilities & Amenities
  • Restaurants
  • Bar, pub, cafe & lounge
  • Daytime activities, guest speakers & evening entertainment 
  • Fitness Centre & Spa
  • Shopping
  • Four heated saltwater pools
  • Library
  • Gaming Tables
  • Card Room
  • Laundry Room
Cabin Facilities & Amenities

All cabins come equipped with:

  • Climate control
  • Interactive Smart TV
  • Telephone
  • Mini fridge 
  • Hair dryer
  • Tea & coffee making facilities

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