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The Theme: Craft Cruises' Knitting-Themed Sailings
The Dates: Various dates in 2016 and 2017
Details: Expert-led workshops and exclusive knitting-themed shore tours are among the activities included in Craft Cruises' eight 2016 sailings. The year kicks off with a 16-night cruise through China, Japan and Korea onboard Holland America's Volendam. From March 31 - April 16, crafters can enjoy classes and themed tours with Join Gayle Roehm and Lily Chin, plus exclusive tours such as a visit to local cashmere markets and yarn shops in Beijing and "sit and knit" with local knitters in Hong Kong. Additional itineraries include a "Tulip Time" cruise through Netherlands and Belgium on AmaWaterways' AmaPrima (May 2 - 9); Norwegian Fjords on Holland America's Zuiderdam (May 17 - 29); Baltic Sea and Northern Europe on Holland America's Koningsdam (June 19 - July 3); a transatlantic cruise from the Netherlands to Boston on Holland America's Rotterdam (July 2 - 20) ; Canada and New England on Holland America's Zuiderdam (October 7 - 19); a Christmas Markets river cruise on the Rhine, with AmaWaterways AmaPrima (December 12 - 19); and Antarctica and South America on Holland America's Zaandam (January 10 - 31).