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Alafoss Wool Store

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Wool, wool, and more wool!

Well stocked with both yarn and woolen goods. Knowledgeable staff. They have yarn kits as well as... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2018
Great little shop!

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

Reviewed October 15, 2018
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“knife shop”(2 reviews)
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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...more
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Alafossvegur 23, Mosfellsbaer, Reykjavik 270, Iceland
+354 566 6303
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Reviewed December 13, 2018

I purchased 6 hats for gifts at the Mosfellsbaer store while visiting in Nov. When I returned home and took the hats out of the store's bag, I found one hat was defective. Contacted the store's website by email 4 different times and I have...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

Up until three weeks ago, I’ve had excellent experiences with on-line store. I have numerous sweaters purchased in the store, and as many sweaters purchased on-line. In the past, I’ve communicated both by telephone and email with the owner—wonderful and pleasant lady. I don’t know...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Well stocked with both yarn and woolen goods. Knowledgeable staff. They have yarn kits as well as finished goods. Nice bag to carry your stuff if you buy a lot. My friend was looking to reference an older sweater pattern from a knitting magazine at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Clara1563
Reviewed October 15, 2018 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank StephanieG233
Reviewed October 14, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 1, 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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank McGregor4
Reviewed July 22, 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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank KurtAndWendy
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank lounur
Reviewed March 28, 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.

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank JillHegedus
Reviewed March 25, 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

Date of experience: March 2018
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January 15, 2017|
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Response from laraxgudrub | 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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Yes. The 15 bus.