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Knit and Crochet in Finland

7 June and 23 August 2022

7 days from £2,409pp

Journey through Finland’s knitted heritage with fellow yarn lovers on this brand new Stitchtopia tour which explores the capital, Helsinki, the sunniest city Vaasa and Korsnas, home of the Korsnas sweater.

  • Enjoy inspirational knitting and crochet workshops with our expert
  • Learn Finnish and Nordic knitting techniques from local knitters 
  • Visit the House of Crafts for a private workshop 
  • Spend time exploring the highlights of the vibrant city Helsinki 
  • Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Vaasa, Finland’s sunniest city  
  • Visit the Korsnäs History Museum and learn about authentic Korsnäs sweaters 

 

Perfect for Yarn Lovers

Carefully crafted for yarn lovers, this knitting and crochet holiday embraces all things woolly! Our experienced knitting and crochet expert will be on hand throughout the holiday; joining us on yarn-related excursions and hosting inspirational workshops with a beautifully designed project to spark your creativity.

This tour will take us on a journey from Finland’s capital, Helsinki, north to Vaasa and Korsnas, home of the Korsnas sweater. On route we’ll meet and have workshops with local craft experts and enjoy three half day workshops with our expert.

Knitting and Crochet Workshops

On this woolly adventure, we’ll be working on creating a small bag during our workshops. You will be able to choose whether you knit or crochet the project, or perhaps you may try to combine both techniques with the guidance of our expert. You will need to be of intermediate to advanced level and should know how to read a pattern.

Your Accommodation

Your Accommodation

Scandic Grand Marina, Helsinki

★★★★

This cosy 4-star hotel is located by the sea in the idyllic Katajanoka district, right next to the Market Square and Helsinki centre. This hotel also has a restaurant and bar.

Room Facilities & Amenities

The comfortable bedrooms are available as a twin/double to share, or for sole use and are equipped with the following facilities:

  • Air conditioning
  • Free wifi
  • Hair dryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • TV

Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, Vaasa

★★★★

A stylish and unique hotel located in the heart of the city. The bedrooms overlook either the town square or the hotel courtyard and are decorated with magnificent paintings of the Kvarken archipelago. The hotel also has a sauna, gym and restaurants on site.

Room Facilities & Amenities

The comfortable bedrooms are available as a twin/double to share, or for sole use and are equipped with the following facilities:

  • Hair dryer
  • Free wifi
  • Kettle
  • Air conditioning