Knit & Crochet in the West of Ireland - 1 to 6 October 2017
Knit & Crochet in the West of Ireland, 1 Oct 2017 - 6 Oct 2017
This fantastic 6 day knitting and crochet holiday based is based in stunning Ennis in County Clare. The trip will give you the opportunity to enjoy workshops led by Carol Meldrum and discover the spirit and tradition of the Aran Islands. You will also visit charming city of Galway and spend a full day amidst the rugged landscape of Connemara, the most romantic region of Ireland.
As well as its breath-taking scenery the west of Ireland is also renowned for high quality goods. Creative crafts continue to thrive and traditional crafts including knitting have been revived. Part of Irish life since the 1600’s knitting schools were established across the country. During the 18th century knitting became a source of income for many households thanks also to an abundance of wool. Aran sweaters with their distinctive design are a symbol of Ireland and still inspire designers today. The patterns, representing the daily life of the islanders, have been handed down through the generations and each garment represents Irish tradition and culture.
Normal Price: £1,259
Reduced Price for KCG members: £1,209
Single Supplement: £199
For more info please click here or call Arena Travel on 01473 660 800 and quote KCMEMBER