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The Loom Shed x Emma Vining: Behind The Pattern Workshops and KAL 2024 – 15 Jan – 4 March

Join Liz and Louise of The Loom Shed to knit designer Emma Vining’s new Ridge and Furrow Shawl and discover the design processes behind the pattern. The Ridge and Furrow Shawl has been designed in collaboration with Diana Bird of Chilton Grounds Farm and is knitted with Diana’s very special Wensleydale lambswool yarn. Over four […]


Knit or Crochet in the Black Forest – 22-29 Apr 2024

Choose to either knit with Frederica Patmore or crochet with Anna Nikipirowicz on this exciting holiday to the Black Forest. Take the opportunity to get to know both of our experts as you explore this captivating region. Venture to the town of Triberg, famous for having the world’s largest and smallest cuckoo clocks, visit the […]


Knit and Crochet in the West of Ireland – 12-17 May 2024

This fantastic knitting and crochet holiday includes expert-led workshops, as well as the discovery of stunning scenery and traditional crafts on Ireland’s west coast. Explore the charming city of Galway and visit the Leenane Sheep and Wool Centre, amidst the Connemara landscape. Knitting schools were established across Ireland in the 1600's, cementing the craft as […]


Spirit of Shetland Knitting Holiday – 22-27 May 2024

Discover the breathtaking Shetland Islands, whose past is interwoven with a rich history of wool, textiles and inimitable Fair Isle technique. On this 6-day holiday draw knitting inspiration from the coastlines and powerful landscapes, whose diverse colour pallet provides the perfect backdrop to your creative pastime. Learn how the world-famous Shetland wool is farmed, woven […]


Knitting in the West of Ireland – 23-28 June 2024

On this superb knitting holiday, enjoy workshops led by our expert Julie Dubreux and discover the stunning scenery and traditional crafts found on the west coast of Ireland. Excursions include the charming city of Galway as well as Kylemore Abbey and Leenane Sheep and Wool Centre, both nestled in the midst of Connemara's rugged landscape. […]


Knitting Traditions and Cultures of Peru – 18 Jul – 1 Aug 2024

Peru has the longest continuous history of textile production in the world, going back almost 10,000 years. Invented long before pottery and just as humans started agriculture, Peruvian fibre manipulation began with simple spun fibres but by 500 AD this rudimentary craft had developed into complex techniques. On our travels we’ll explore the processes involved […]


Norway knitting retreat – 2-9 Sept 2024

This very special tour has been inspired by our Head of Craft Holidays, Alison White, and her own travels around Norway – designed to take you on a discovery of a rich textile heritage and unique culture. "Recently the Norwegian Tourist Board invited me to discover the history and traditions of the knitting industry in […]


Knitting in the Scottish Highlands – 6-13 October 2024

Join Carol Meldrum in the Scottish Highlands for a week of workshops and excursions with fellow yarn lovers. Staying in Inverness, the cultural capital of the Scottish Highlands, enjoy a cruise along legendary Loch Ness, a visit to Knockando Woolmill, an Alpaca Farm and browse colourful wool shops. In the company of like-minded knitters, who […]


Northern Lights Knitting Cruise – 9-17 Dec 2024

Experience the magical mix of colours that form in the Arctic sky, cruise among the Norwegian fjords and enjoy time ashore among the beautiful landscapes on our Northern Lights tour! There’s plenty of time for workshops with your Stitchtopia expert as you journey amongst the islands, islets and skerries that make up a coastline considered […]


Harrogate Festive Knitting and Crochet Retreat – 9-12 Dec 2024

Join Frederica Patmore in Harrogate, a Victorian spa town, for this 3-night festive knitting and crochet retreat. Experience the joy of Christmas in the heart of Yorkshire as you create woolly festive projects, enjoy a delicious afternoon tea at Bettys, and shop in Harrogate’s thriving high street, boutique shops and artisan markets.