Tours by Vogue Knitting!

Welcome to Tours by Vogue Knitting! We are delighted to offer specialized one of a kind tours for knitters with a passion to travel. Our tours allow you to experience travel with the added benefits of workshops, guest speakers, specialty yarn shopping experiences and excursions to textile manufactures, mills and so much more. Our inspiring trips give you the opportunity to work on your craft alongside some of the most sought after knitting instructors while traveling to amazing destination around the world. Knit your way through your travels and make new friends along the way.

 

Featured Tours: Limited Space so Book Early

  • ​Knit your way through Norway – April 22-April 30, 2022
  • Cruise to Canada and New England – August 28-September 4, 2022
  • Knitting thru India – Postponed until 2023

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Special Highlights Include

  • Exclusive Knitting Classes with Master Knitters of the local regions
  • VIP Access to Many Historical Sights
  • Authentic One of a Kind Dining Experiences
  • Exclusive Shopping Excursions
  • Guided Tours to Knitting, Textile and Needle Manufactories, Sheep Farms & Knitting Schools

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About Tours By Vogue Knitting

Our very special guests include:

Anneli Belsvik Aras

Anneli has a Master’s degree in specialized art (ceramics and print) and a 1-year study of art history. She has a long experience as an arts and crafts teacher at high school level. She designed a shawl for Bergen Knitting festival in 2018, and also works as a curator for the gallery space at the museum. 

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Siri Angela Gamborg

Siri has a Bachelor’s degree of music and craft and holds a Master’s degree in art history. She has worked as teacher for many years.

She is the regular designer of knitting kits for the museum as well as co-author of the museum’s own book of traditional knitting patterns (to be translated to English in 2020).

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Mary Jane Mucklestone

Mary Jane Mucklestone is a knitwear designer and author of 4 books specializing in colorwork knitting. With an extensive background in art and textiles she travels the world to learn traditional knitting techniques.

Mary Jane is a guest speaker at our first port stop in Portland NE on our Cruise to Canada & New England

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Andrea Mowry

Andrea is one of the many who was lucky enough to learn how to knit as a child from her grandma. After leaving her life as a pastry chef to start a family with her husband, her hands found the necessary freedom to begin creating with fiber instead of flour.

Andrea is a guest speaker at our first port stop in Portland NE on our Cruise to Canada & New England

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Bristol Ivy

Bristol Ivy is a knitting designer, teacher, and author from Portland, Maine. Her work has been published with PomPom Magazine, amirisu, Quince & Co., Making Magazine, and her own eponymous pattern line.

Bristol is a guest speaker at our first port stop in Portland NE on our Cruise to Canada & New England

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Laura Zander

Laura Zander is the co-owner of market-leading yarn retailer Jimmy Beans Wool. Laura and her husband, Doug, worked as software engineers during the dot-com era in the San
Francisco Bay Area. Laura is a guest traveling on our trip through India

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Carla Scott

Carla Scott is a leading industry expert in knitting and crochet and President of McKnits International Inc. A knitter since age 7, Carla is the former Editor in Chief of Vogue Knitting, and Knit Simple magazines, both published by Soho Publishing Co. She has been working with Vogue Knitting magazine since 1982 and has enjoyed hosting the VK International Tours and teaching workshops at VKLive events and knitting guilds around the country. She created and edited the Vogue Knitting "Stitchionary" series and is closely involved in the various knitting books published by Soho, including the revised "The Ultimate Knitting Book". Her career in the hand-knitting industry spans over 35 years, working for various yarn companies, knitting magazine and book publishers. Carla resides in New York City.
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Dr Priya Shashank

Dr. Priya Shashank is a physician and an IBCLC by profession, working with new parents, helping to empower them to breastfeed. She is passionate about knitting and crochet and has 30 years of experience practicing and teaching the crafts. She is associated with prestigious yarn and knitting needle making companies and works with them as a knitting and social media expert.

Dr. Priya Shashank is one of the guest knitters teaching a class on the India tour

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Dr Shruti Sharma

Dr Shruti Sharma, a practicing Sr Ophthalmologist in Delhi. Learnt knitting in class 2 and learnt crochet in class 7. It was just basics. Life had been hectic till I was on family way, and then I picked up knitting needles, and a close family friend introduced me to written patterns – in English. All I knew was knit and purl.

Dr. Priya Shashank is one of the guest knitters teaching a class on the India tour

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Norah Gaughan

Raised by artists in the Hudson Valley, Norah’s father, Jack Gaughan, was a well known science fiction illustrator in his day while her mother Phoebe Gaughan illustrated how-to books and magazines in the home and crafts fields. While immersed in both art and the needle arts from an early age, she also maintained an intense curiosity about science and the natural world going on to earn a degree in Biology / Art from Brown University. During the years that followed she concentrated on her greatest love, knitting. First as a freelancer for yarn companies and knitting magazines; then as the design director at JCA, followed by a nine year stint as the design director at Berroco where she headed up the design team and published sixteen eponymous booklets.

Norah is one of the designers at the specialty knitting classes on the NCL Breakaway cruise

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Michele Bernstein’s

Michele Lee Bernstein, PDXKnitterati, loves designing accessories, especially if they use one or two skeins of very special yarn. She's fond of texture (brioche, lace, entrelac, elongated stitches) and how interesting techniques can be used to make small objects sing; her patterns are available through Ravelry.com. She loves teaching knitters to be the boss of their knitting, and does so at local yarn shops in Oregon, fiber festivals, and guild retreats. Find her on Instagram, Facebook, Ravelry, and Twitter as PDXKnitterati.

Norah is one of the designers at the specialty knitting classes on the NCL Breakaway cruise

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*as new dates and tours become available, instructors may change

Franklin Habit

Designer, teacher, writer, and illustrator Franklin Habit is the author of I Dream of Yarn (Sixth&Spring Books), It Itches: A Stash of Knitting Cartoons (Interweave Press, 2008) and proprietor of The Panopticon (the-panopticon.blogspot.com), one of the most popular knitting blogs on the Internet. On an average day, upward of 2,500 readers worldwide drop in for a mix of essays, cartoons, and the continuing adventures of Dolores the Sheep.

Franklin is teaching an on-board class on the NCL Breakaway cruise

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