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Alafoss Wool Store

Alafossvegur 23, Mosfellsbaer, Reykjavik 270, Iceland
+354 566 6303
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Bought a wool sweater here!

Very nice shop where the wool items sold are not dyed, but are virgin wool, and the pieces are made... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
lsely
Great wool store

I needed something much warmer to have. Stopped by this place and found a cute wool sweater along... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
Lucy C
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Alafoss wool store is located in an old factory by the waterfall Alafoss in Alafosskvos, Mosfellsbaer. You will find a wide range of traditional Icelandic wool sweaters, knitting yarn, and other wool accessories. You can also experience this important side of Iceland's industrial history by visiting the factory building which exhibits a selection of old knitting machinery and photographs from the early days.
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Alafossvegur 23, Mosfellsbaer, Reykjavik 270, Iceland
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Very nice shop where the wool items sold are not dyed, but are virgin wool, and the pieces are made by local artisans. Liked it very much.

Thank lsely
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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

I needed something much warmer to have. Stopped by this place and found a cute wool sweater along with a cute hat. The lady there was very nice. Best of all this kept me warm my entire trip.

1  Thank Lucy C
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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

We drove almost two hours to visit the shop and it was closed during the advertised opening times. Really disappointed.

Thank Sarah B
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This is good shop to buy souveniers and wool . There is great coffehouse in the area stronly recomend this place for shopping icelandic wool and handcraft

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

great shop and so charming and friendly - great selection of yarns - wollen garments and also many nice gifts items etc. I must say a MUST to visit for all knitters and those who are looking for something special

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Nice shop with great exhibits and merchandise. If you are a knitter, they have plenty of yarn from which to choose. If you are looking for a sweater, hat, mittens or other knitted item, you can find it here. Be sure to ask if the...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Might say it was a pilgrimage. Took the number 15 bus out. Bought tickets for the bus the day before at one of the tourist info centers in town. The directions on their website could use some clarification. After you get off the bus, turn...More

3  Thank LiisaB_12
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Great store in a pretty setting, the store has a huge variety of all knits, I bought a reasonably priced scarf, they also have a small area for a few souvenirs and to drink coffee. Definitely check it out if you're in the area, so...More

1  Thank mrstorpedo
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

This was knitter's nirvana! Wonderful store - wonderful staff - so very helpful. Thanks to them I now knit almost exclusively with Einband and Plotulopi. I have ordered several times from th site - delivery is very quick. Still the best value around

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Thank 704maureen
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

Alafoss Wool Online Store was an easy to use site... The online payment was efficient and easy. I received notification when goods were dispatched which was very prompt.

Thank JulieMarieStephenson
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LiisaB_12
15 January 2017|
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Response from Alafoss | Property representative |
Dear Lisa, Thank you for messaging us. Yes you are correct, the knife maker is located just about 50 meters from our store in Mosfellsbær. Your husband can browse through the beautiful knifes giving you plenty of time to... More
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Kurt W
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Yes. The 15 bus.
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