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Published on March 11th, 2015 | by Jenni

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WIN a knitting holiday in Iceland! – UK

Last October we teamed up with our friends at Arena Travel to bring you a fantastic competition to win a knitting holiday in the Shetlands and now we’ve come together again to bring you our best competition yet! Just read on to find out how to win a knitting holiday to Iceland and amazing runner up prizes. Please note, this competition is open to UK entrants only.

WIN a knitting holiday in Iceland with LoveKnitting

What could be better than combining your favourite hobby with an exciting new travel adventure in the world’s northernmost capital haven? Nothing, right? The lovely folk at Arena Travel are giving you the chance to win a knitting holiday in Iceland with celebrity knitter, Hélène Magnússon.

Reykjavík is an exciting city that manages to keep a village-like feeling, with streets teeming with charm and adventure. This Icelandic adventure will include visits to Hand Knitting Association of Iceland and the Arbaejarsafn Open-Air Museum located in Reykjavik, a tour of the factory Lopi/Ítex in Mosfellsbær, UNESCO World Heritage Site Þingvellir, the hot spring Strokkur, Gullfoss waterfall and the Thingborg Wool Centre. Phew! And it only gets better as Hélène Magnússon, also known as the Icelandic Knitter, a leading knitwear designer and expert in Icelandic knitting traditions will be there to teach 4 workshops during your holiday, with a complimentary kit thrown in!

WIN a knitting holiday in Iceland with LoveKnitting

So, What’s included?

  • Return flights from London Gatwick Airport  – Reykjavik
  • Expert to accompany throughout + 4 workshops
  • Complimentary Knitting Kit
  • 5 nights at Hotel Reykjavik on B&B Basis
  • Welcome Dinner at the hotel
  • Reykjavik city tour
  • Full day Golden Circle Tour – including special visit to Istex and Thingborg Wool Centre led by  local Knitting Guide  – Hélène Magnússon  – Icelandic Knitting Designer (author of Icelandic Colour Knitting and Icelandic Hand knits: 25 Heirloom Projects and Techniques.
  • Arena Travel Tour Manager

Click here to find out more about Arena Travel and what’s included.

WIN a knitting holiday in Iceland with LoveKnitting

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WIN a knitting holiday in Iceland with LoveKnitting

Plus, if you’re not a winner of our fabulous knitting holiday, you’ll automatically be entered for a chance of  winning a wonderful hamper of LoveKnitting goodies! Including the following:

WIN a knitting holiday in Iceland with LoveKnitting

WIN a knitting holiday in Iceland with LoveKnitting

It doesn’t end there, 3 more lucky runners could win a 50% off coupon code to spend on anything at LoveKnitting! Phew, now that’s a competition you can’t refuse!

How to enter

Now for the part you really want to know, how to enter! Simply click on the button below, enter your email address and your in our prize draw. It’s as simple as that!

Click here to read the terms and conditions.

*To our dear customers from outside the United Kingdom, unfortunately we are unable to offer entry to this competition due to legal restrictions. Please check out our competitions open to residents outside the UK here. Plus enter our fab Facebook competition to win $200 to spend at LoveKnitting here.

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is a craft fanatic with a love of sewing and an obsession with knitting bows. She loves baking cupcakes, discovering new countries and fashion.


Last updated: April 23rd, 2015.

10 Responses to WIN a knitting holiday in Iceland! – UK

  1. Tina Beattie says:

    can’t enter competition! Page won’t come up

  2. Barbara Savary says:

    I’d love to win this

  3. Christine Grabowski says:

    This trip would be such fun! :))

  4. I’d love love love to win this. I’m so excited about my first grandchild that’s on the way

  5. Brilliant prize, would love to go 🙂

  6. Jeannie says:

    I truly hope to win this contest. I do not get to go many places, and I have always been fascinated with Iceland and the legends of that place.

  7. Kim Phillips says:

    Hope I win – would absolutely love it

  8. Teresa says:

    Wonderful prizes

  9. jane says:

    Love knitting

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