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Knitting Cruise through Iceland's Natural Wonders

2nd – 11th July 2021

10 days from £2,699pp

Join Julie Dubreux on an exciting cruise to Iceland where knitting traditions date back to the 16th century. Excursions include a visit to the studio of Icelandic expert Hélène Magnússon and the extraordinary landscapes of the ‘land of fire and ice’.
  • Knitting workshops with Julie Dubreux
  • Full day excursion of Reykjavik
  • Visit to Ístex Lopi wool producers
  • Follow the famous Golden Circle route
  • Meet famous Icelandic knitter Hélène Magnússon
  • Visit to the Handknitting Association of Iceland

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, Julie Dubreux, will offer four full day knitting workshops on board, as well as plenty of opportunities for social knitting as we circumnavigate Iceland. Her workshops will focus on yoke sweater construction, (the traditional Icelandic sweater construction), along with stranded and mosaic colour work.

Your Accommodation

Borealis

Overview
Borealis is a new ship in the Fred Olsen fleet. Along with the great service and more intimate atmosphere that Fred Olsen is known for, Borealis also offers a whole new level of comfort. There is more space throughout the ship, which is decorated with premium décor and original artwork. There is a wider choice of lounges and bars for you to enjoy as well as a wider choice of restaurants offering culinary demonstrations, showcasing food from the destinations we cruise to, and wine tasting venues. You will also find a two-tier theatre, a thermal spa, and an all-season swimming pool with a retractable roof.
Ship Facilities & Amenities
  • 11 bars & lounges
  • 6 restaurants
  • Entertainment programme
  • 2 swimming pools
  • 2 Jacuzzis
  • Spa with Thermal Spa, Aroma Room, Hydro Pool, 2 saunas and 9 treatment rooms
  • Tennis and basketball courts
  • Culinary Theatre hosting cookery classes and demonstrations
Cabin Facilities & Amenities
All cabins come equipped with:
  • Climate control
  • Interactive smart TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Desk
  • Phone
  • Fridge (which can be stocked as a mini-bar)
  • Tea and coffee making facilities

Please click here to see the deck plan.