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Handknitting Association of Iceland

Closes in 4 min: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Great place to buy or browse for wool creations

Wonderful place! We bought beautiful authentic sweaters and they are so comfy and warm. Colors are... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
paulina_lip
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Houston, Texas
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An Exciting Spot for Knitters

As a knitter, this was one of my top spots for my trip to Iceland. The front part of the shop has... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
novaystarr
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Mississauga, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Help was not abundant and had to wait until someone happened to notice you wanted help. The yarn was much more costly than in other shops within the next few blocks.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wonderful place! We bought beautiful authentic sweaters and they are so comfy and warm. Colors are nice also, many to choose from. They also have hats, mittens, etc .

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

As a knitter, this was one of my top spots for my trip to Iceland. The front part of the shop has many handknitted items for sale but it's the back of the shop that's the best part. First of all, there are so many...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank novaystarr
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was blessed to find my very unusual sweater at a craft store in Keflavik, which I have yet to write up, but I will. We didn't have as much success for my husband so we went to this lovely store in Reykjavik. Wow, huge...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank nradford
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are so many choices, be prepared to spend some time looking through hundreds of beautiful wool garments. You will be happy with your purchase if you are returning to a cold climate, the sweaters are very warm. Don't be fooled by a knockoff or...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ChristinaMcKinley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Handmade sweaters and other items, made by the locals. Plenty of variety including sweaters and cardigans. Better quality items than other stores for a good price but be warned a bit on the pricey side but this is to be expected. Staff are friendly and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Dibdobs4
Reviewed February 13, 2019

It is essential that you purchase a hand knit sweater from this lovely shop. Hand-knit in Iceland ! As other reviewers have also mentioned, it is a "must do". The selection is enormous, the staff is friendly and helpful. If you take the time to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Fay T
Reviewed January 31, 2019

If you're in the market for an Icelandic sweater, do not miss this store! The front room has mittens, gloves, hats, etc., but the real treasure is the back room. It is stacked high with hand knit sweaters of all colors and styles, all sorted...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gra121
Reviewed January 16, 2019

They have quite a selection of hand knitted Icelandic sweaters and blankets. The wool is a little coarse, but they have some softer varieties as well. I knit, so I bought 3 skeins of softer Klamgarn yarn. They have skeins of wool and knitting supplies...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MLStenson
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Beautiful handmade sweaters and great selection, prices are reasonable. Store is packed wall to wall and very small.

Date of experience: September 2018
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SusiefromCrucible
March 5, 2019|
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Response from breakbeat | Reviewed this property |
Tuesday 9am–6pm Wednesday 9am–6pm Thursday 9am–6pm Friday 9am–6pm Saturday 9am–6pm Sunday 10am–6pm Monday 9am–6pm
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The knitting shop is located near Hallgrímskirkja church, literally about 1 block away, Skólavörðustígur 19, 101 Reykjavík! I am not certain how long it would take you to get there from cruise ship. But if you can figure out... More
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Cynthia P
April 7, 2018|
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They were open until 10pm two weeks ago on a Friday. I think they are open 7 days a week in the summer
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