Faroe Islands

Knitting in the Faroe Islands

Take a stitch and quilting break with Arena Travel and explore the Faroe Islands

2nd January 2018

An extra date has been added to the Arena Travel knitting holiday to the Faroes, so you have a choice of a June or August departure.

As part of a group of knitters and with tutor and local knitting expert Katrina i Geil, you'll learn about the Faroese knitting traditions as you create your own Faroese inspired project. Your hotel is close to the harbour in the centre of Torshavn, the charming capital of the Faroes and at the heart of this island community.

Faroe Island Ram

In addition to the textile and craft elements, including workshops with Katrina and a knitting workshop with a local expert, you will have the opportunity to tour the stunning landscapes of the Faroe Islands.

Faroe Island housesYou’ll stay in Tórshavn - the capital and largest city of the Islands, a cultural haven in amidst of the Faroes’ abundant natural beauty, and we’re sure that you’ll find no end of enjoyment and inspiration exploring its picturesque streets and harbour. Throughout your holiday you will be staying at the charming Hotel Hafnia, in a great location perfect for absorbing all that the Faroe Islands have to offer.

Faroe Island Puffins

With so much to see and do, you will learn new techniques and improve on old ones in the workshops. You can see the full itinerary here.

Faroe Islands cliffs

The holiday runs from 25th June or 13th August 2018 and costs £1895 per person for 8 days. More information can be found here or to book by phone call 01473 633 506 and quote code IMM18.

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