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Handknitting Association of Iceland

Skolavoerdustigur 19, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 552 1890
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Great place to buy authentic Icelandic wool goods

Nice to go somewhere where you know you are getting what you paid for and at a reasonable price (it... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Toronto, Canada
via mobile
Knitter paradise

Piles of handknitted icelandic sweaters, floor to roof! Also, if your thing is knitting by... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marta M
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Skolavoerdustigur 19, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 552 1890
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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 1 week ago

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

1  Thank Marta M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had scoped out their website before I traveled to Reykjavik so I knew exactly what I was looking for and found it instantly. One of my brothers engaged one of the staff to track down the perfect size, color, and style and the other...More

1  Thank LINDA B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After shopping all the stores in Reykjavik center, we ended up here and had a great experience choosing from lots of styles and sizes with loving advice by salespeople who care. I love my beautiful handmade Icelandic sweaters made with love by Icelanders from Icelandic...More

Thank GlobalStPaul
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a charming little store with a wide range of woolen goods, everything from hats and gloves to sweaters and shawls. They also have a large selection of yarn.

Thank AlexanderD
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

They have a large selection of hand knit jumpers here, as well as quite a selection of wool if you go to the back section of the store. The prices here were the best I found inside the city, so if you are just wandering...More

Thank CynicalHolly
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Our City Walk tour guide and the reception at our hotel recommended the Handknitting Association of Iceland as the place to go to purchase an Icelandic sweater and they were definitely correct. We chose to go to the main store on Skolavoerdustigur. There is a...More

Thank Kbarrelle
Reviewed 15 July 2017

It can be a bit daunting when you first enter this shop because of the amount of jumpers that are available. However if you have a very good idea of what you would like before you go in it helps. I am delighted with my...More

Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 6 June 2017

This is a shop about wool. Wool of all colors, wool woven into colorful garments of both traditional and modern patterns and skein after skein awaiting the skilled hands of crafts people. You can get lost in here browsing the racks and shelves. When you...More

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Was hoping to find a sweater; however, the experience was less than ideal with prices high and a lack of customer support. Disappointing. There are other options in the immediate shopping district and, I if you have a car, other options in the city.

2  Thank JavaHouseMN
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19 January 2016|
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.