Make . Walk . Explore
The Fall Abbotsford Retreat
August 27 - September 3, 2021
A six day retreat in the lovely Borders of Scotland, at the home of Sir Walter Scott. We’ll enjoy creative workshops and afternoon wanders in the countryside
(4-6 miles). Easy to add time in Edinburgh on either side of the retreat.
Trip Cost: Shared $2650 ⎜Single (Private) $3100
Trip Activity Level: Walking, Retreating
Wool & Whisky
September 4 - 16, 2021
Our signature tour! Each fall we share our favorite things about Scotland with you ⏤ its enchanting landscape, rich history, wonderful flavors, and (of course) a sampling of wool producers, artisans and designers. A wee dram or two might be appropriate while knitting in the local pubs. Includes time on the Isle of Skye, north to Inverness and Loch Ness, through the Scottish Highlands and in Edinburgh.
Trip Cost: Shared $3600 ⎜Single (Private) $5050
A Fiber Adventure in Copenhagen & the Faroe Islands
September 24 - October 3, 2021
Nine days in the north Atlantic's brilliant environments ⏤ from hip, urban Copenhagen to the windswept shores of the Faroes. We'll explore them both, getting in time with local knitters, hands-on workshops in traditional techniques, adventurous wanders and stash-enhancing opportunities at Strikkefest, Copenhagen's Knitwork Festival.
Trip Cost: Shared $4250 ⎜Single (Private) $5000
Iceland, off the beaten path
October 5 - 15, 2021
Our adventure starts at the tip-top of Iceland, with whale watching and a visit to spectacular volcanic lake, Myvatn. Next we travel around the east coast of the country. Authentic food, rugged landscape and coastal views will be ours. The trip southward then breaks for a mini-retreat inside Vatnajökull National Park. And once in the south, we'll visit Iceland's famous black beach at Vik and get to know the fiber community on the Woolen Circle. Might we catch a view of the Northern Lights??? We'll certainly be on the lookout! Our trip concludes in Reykjavik. Easy to add on a day or two for exploring the city.
Trip Cost: Shared (Flexible/Communal) $4200 ⎜Shared (Double) $4600 ⎜Single (Private) $5000
A wool Lover's Visit to New Mexico
November 1 - 9, 2021
We are excited to host you fiber enthusiasts in the Land of Enchantment (New Mexico). This part of the United States has history, people and a landscape unlike any other. Come for a week of amazing food and sunny skies. Get to know our mosaic of cultures. And, of course, we'll spend time with local wool/fiber animals /artisans. This tour is focused on Northern New Mexico, and includes two nights in Albuquerque, the remainder in Santa Fe, the City Different.
Trip Cost: Shared $2200 ⎜Single (Private) $2800
April 22 - May 1, 2022
Wales is a gem of a destination, especially for fiber enthusiasts. We’ll be there during the region’s preeminent fiber festival, Wonderwool Wales, which showcases a variety of fiber materials, methods and makers. Join us as we explore this wool event plus travel through sheep-dotted hills, wild moorland, rugged coastline, glimpse hidden waterfalls and enjoy stellar hospitality.
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A Knitter's Tour of British Breeds
May 3 - 13, 2022