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Alafoss Wool Store

Open Now: 08:00 - 20:00
Open today: 08:00 - 20:00
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Great little shop!

Way better prices and customer service than the Hand Knitters Association. Outside the city of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Stephanie G
Kewanee, Illinois
via mobile
Good insight to Iceland history

Decided to take the time to visit the museum and the kids weren’t too sure if it was worth their... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
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“online store”(3 reviews)
“great store”(3 reviews)
“knife shop”(2 reviews)
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...more
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Alafossvegur 23, Mosfellsbaer, Reykjavik 270, Iceland
+354 566 6303
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Way better prices and customer service than the Hand Knitters Association. Outside the city of Reykjavík but city buss 15 will get you there. Well worth the trip.

1  Thank Stephanie G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Fun to stop, and cute little town, but we found the same sweater for lower prices later in the trip. Kinda disappointing since we thought we were getting a special Alafoss brand sweaater, but they are all over Reykjavik. Great shop if you want to...More

Thank RM1231
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Decided to take the time to visit the museum and the kids weren’t too sure if it was worth their time. We opted for the guided tour which turned out to be the best option. While we moved throughout the buildings our tour guide provided...More

Thank McGregor4
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Very cool shop in an old industrial building on the outskirts of Reykjavik. Lots of choice in both yarns and knitted goods. Prices were a bit higher on some items than what we saw in downtown Reykjavik; lower on others. We went there for goods...More

Thank KurtAndWendy
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Bought beautiful handmade Icelandic sweaters. Great prices and helpful staff. Once in a lifetime purchases. But here rather than downtown Reykjavik.

1  Thank lounur
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

If you need yarn this is the place!! Hat and gloves, socks, slippers.....etc The ladies are very helpful. The store is open late.

2  Thank JillHegedus
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Alafoss is a cute town to visit. This store has a very large selection of wool for knitting. I bought a ready made jacket that was quite lovely and unlike what I had seen in other stores. The shop has a large selection to choose...More

4  Thank sladana
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 Linda S
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.

3  Thank Lucy C
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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15 January 2017|
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Response from Lara G | 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
Kurt W
10 August 2016|
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Response from gg99 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The 15 bus.