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Handknitting Association of Iceland

Skolavoerdustigur 19, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 552 1890
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Sweaters,sweaters, and more sweaters

It is as advertised. Tons to choose from but I don’t want to pay those prices. I did buy a skein of... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
Kate M
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Durham, North Carolina
Best prices in Reyklivek

If you miss your dream sweater while driving around the country. This is the place to find it... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Lori S
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“icelandic wool” (30 reviews)
“hand knitted” (10 reviews)
“for sale” (8 reviews)
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Skolavoerdustigur 19, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

It is as advertised. Tons to choose from but I don’t want to pay those prices. I did buy a skein of yarn. Was very reasonable.

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

If you miss your dream sweater while driving around the country. This is the place to find it before you leave! Beautiful work.

Thank Lori S
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Although I didn't purchase my Icelandic sweater here, the staff was very nice while I was browsing and there was no high pressure sales pitch. The merchandise was of excellent quality.

Thank MarilynnSun61
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Bought a woolen blanket, similar blanket was approx 20 to 30 more at other places. Not the best of displays, but lots of variety in terms of sweaters and blankets. You have go through the material in the backroom to find your material. Definitely visit...More

Thank SN N
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

If you want an authentic hand knit in Iceland Icelandic sweater, this is the place. Also great for knitters seeking patterns, wool or advice. Sizes vary so try everything on. Staff is cheerful and helpful

Thank Mntngurl
Reviewed 1 October 2017

I talked to them a month before I came and asked them to make for me a special design that I liked. I came to the shop and found my icelandic sweater and I was so happy to see that it fits me perfectly and...More

Thank danarevach
Reviewed 23 September 2017

This is a great place to buy handknitted goods made in Iceland. The other stores have great products as well but they are made in other countries and are similarly priced. The selection at this shop is excellent and the staff is knowledgeable and helpful....More

Thank Russell L
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Just down the hill from the Hallgrímskirkja Church, you'll find the Handknitting Association's shop. The goods are made by local artisans. They have woolen gifts, socks, hats and such in the front room, but the back room has the real treasures with stacks of thick...More

Thank MainePeg
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Nice to go somewhere where you know you are getting what you paid for and at a reasonable price (it take a long time to make a sweater) Lots of selection and helpful staff - would recommend to anyone looking for wool!!

Thank BM619
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Piles of handknitted icelandic sweaters, floor to roof! Also, if your thing is knitting by yourself, you are lucky: you can browse through several patterns, choose one, and the ladies in the shop will pick the yarn for you. Very convenient, nice price. If I...More

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Traveller4488
18 January 2016|
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Response from Gwen V | Reviewed this property |
They do and I did. And they will help you by email to pick colors if you're not sure and give you advice on issues that you may have with any patterns from the Lopi books.
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