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Learning to knit the Icelandic Way

I've been a knitter for 14 years but did not know how to knit with multiple colors before this... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
Faith H
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Wonderful 5 days with Ragga

I really didn't know what I was signing up for when I joined Ragga's 4 day knitting workshop... read more

Reviewed November 21, 2017
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Culture and Craft is a company that works with people who are interested in increasing their knowledge of knitting, and aimed at everyone from beginners to more advanced knitters. Participants learn about Icelandic wool and the culture that has...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Culture and Crafts Hulduhlio 7 Reykjavik 270 Mosfellsbaer Iceland, Reykjavik 270, Iceland
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Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

I've been a knitter for 14 years but did not know how to knit with multiple colors before this trip. I had been wanting to learn for a while and once I saw this workshop I figured what better place to learn to knit color...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Faith H
353ragga, Manager at Culture and Crafts-Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Thank you so much. I loved to spend this morning with you. That is true, many smaller tours will not happen without a minimum number of people. I think different. Everyone that book a workshop alone or in a group need some knitting knowledge. Hopefully,...More

Reviewed November 21, 2017

I really didn't know what I was signing up for when I joined Ragga's 4 day knitting workshop. Turns out I was the only student! Ragga listened carefully to what my hopes and expectations were and took it from there. Yes, I got a wonderful...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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353ragga, Manager at Culture and Crafts-Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2017

Thank you so much. I enjoyed these 5 days. It was a great Saturday in Hvalfjörður trip. Ragga

Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

My mom and I signed up for the 3-hour class and we wished we could have stayed all day. We learned some valuable knitting tips and made a great new friend -Ragga. The Álafoss store in Mosfellsbær is a treasure. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful color work class taught by Ragga. The class inspired and challenged us. Ragga was very knowledgeable about Icelandic knitting. In addition to knitting tips she informed us of of sightseeing and restaurant recommendations. A 10/10 experience!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Martha C
353ragga, Manager at Culture and Crafts-Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Thank you Martha. You are a good Student.

Reviewed September 14, 2017

I joined a friend who had been lucky enough to have a 5-day Lopapeysa class with Ragga (the week before) for a morning's lesson on how to spin Icelandic wool. Ragga is not a spinner but has connections all over Iceland and we were happy...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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353ragga, Manager at Culture and Crafts-Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2017

Thank you so much. That was a great day with lot of people that is interested in craft. Many knitters and spinners. Good luck. Ragga and Ríta.

Reviewed May 19, 2017

I am not that patient type and I keep forgetting the key movements when I don't practice for a while :D But Ragga is an excellent teacher with a special gift. She also told us about Iceland and answered totally random questions as an honest...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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353ragga, Manager at Culture and Crafts-Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2017

Thank you Viktoria K for coming on my workshop. You are a great student.

Reviewed May 15, 2017

A group of us took the knitting tour (Esja Travel) and Ragga was the instructor for our 6 day adventure. I know she also teaches these 3-hours knitting workshops and just wanted people who are considering this to know that she is a fantastic teacher,...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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353ragga, Manager at Culture and Crafts-Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2017

Thank you Kelly. I´m so pleased that you enjoyed hour 7 day workshop. Enjoy knitting out of Léttlopi. Hope to see you again. Ragga

Reviewed April 5, 2017

I took the 3 hour workshop with a walking tour (which turned into a full day workshop as Ragga had a bad knee - I certainly wasn't complaining about the extra knitting time) and it was one of the highlights of our trip to Iceland...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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353ragga, Manager at Culture and Crafts-Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2017

Thank you so much for taking part in my workshop. I hope to hear from you in the future and hope to see you on my 4 day workshop. Ragga

Reviewed September 17, 2016

My mum and I took the four day course with Ragnheidur and enjoyed every minute of it. Not only did we learn a lot about colour work, Icelandic wool and patterns as well as finishing off techniques but also Icelandic customs and cultures, cuisine and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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353ragga, Manager at Culture and Crafts-Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2016

Thank you. I enjoy helping knitters. Hope to see you again. Ragga

Reviewed July 25, 2016

I visited Mosfellsbaer and took the 3 hour workshop with Ragga on the second to last day of our trip. I already know how to knit but was blown away by how much I learned in such a short amount of time! Ragga is delightful;...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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353ragga, Manager at Culture and Crafts-Day Classes, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2016

Thank you for coming to my workshop. I love to have such a talented knitters on my workshop.

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susan D
August 16, 2015|
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Response from 353ragga | Property representative |
Hi Sue Doerthy. I can help you to see Icelandic sheep Sept.10th. and I´ll tell you about the wool. Pleace find me on culture and craft, so we can talk more about that day. Ragga.
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Erin M
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Response from 353ragga |
Hi there. You take bus no 15 from Hlemmur (central in Reykjavík) and it takes 33 minutes to come to Háholt Mosfellsbæ. When you come out of the bus in Háholt, Hotel Laxnes is directly across the street. The bus ride every... More
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