Iceland

1 tour from £3,315pp

Local Information

  • Capital Reykjavík
  • Language Icelandic
  • Currency Icelandic Króna
  • Tip 0% – tipping is not customary
  • Time Zone GMT
  • Electricity Type C and F (230V)

Destination Overview

Join us and experience the magical atmosphere of Iceland, with its rich knitting and textile heritage and abundant natural beauty – there's no shortage of inspiration for you to discover! Iceland is a country brimming with creative skill and knitting history, as generations of Icelanders have handed down their techniques resulting in famous designs.

Although Iceland’s history pre-dominantly features knitting, with plenty of sheep and Lopi sweaters, the abundance of yarn and all things woolly on display throughout the country also makes it a must-see destination for crafting aficionados. To this, add a heady mix of spectacular scenery, mighty waterfalls, spouting geysers, and incredible hot lagoons, and you have a perfect destination in which to indulge in your favourite pastime.

All our Icelandic craft adventures are accompanied by an experienced expert who will teach workshops inspired by the dramatic landscapes and scenery on offer. By the end of a truly fascinating journey, you will take home a hand-crafted memento of a truly memorable trip!

1 Holidays available from £3,315pp

Patchwork & Quilting
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Remarkable scenery, fascinating wildlife and wonders of nature await on this exploration of Iceland and the Faroes Islands with Karin Hellaby.

  • 12 nights accommodation on Bolette
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner each day, plus afternoon tea with sandwiches and cakes, and late-night snacks
  • 3 full-day hand-stitching workshops with Karin, kit included
  • Excursions and visits as described in the itinerary
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager
  • All on-board gratuities

Availability:

  • 2024 15th June
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Meet the
Experts

Each holiday is accompanied by a passionate, enthusiastic expert who specialises in their craft, allowing you to learn different techniques and improve your skills from the best!

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Karin Hellaby

Karin Hellaby

Internationally renowned quilt teacher Karin Hellaby is the author of 11 quilting books and numerous patterns. She is a regular teacher at the Houston International Quilt Show and has been invited to teach at quilting symposiums in New Zealand, Dubai, Paducah and more.
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