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Handknitting Association of Iceland

Skolavoerdustigur 19, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 552 1890
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One sheep, two sheep, red sheep, blue sheep

This is a shop about wool. Wool of all colors, wool woven into colorful garments of both... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steve F
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Bellevue, Washington
Prices and High and Customer Service Low

Was hoping to find a sweater; however, the experience was less than ideal with prices high and a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
JavaHouseMN
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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Skolavoerdustigur 19, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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+354 552 1890
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 weeks ago

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.

1  Thank JavaHouseMN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shop had large variety of both men's and women's hand-knitted wool clothing. Quality was excellent and staff are very helpful.

Thank sailscubasurf
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Last year my son bought me a sweater from this organization. It was the wrong size so I decided to email the Handknitters Association to see if I could exchange my sweater. I worked with Birna a she helped my exchange my sweater for one...More

1  Thank chriseiel
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The Handknitting Association of Iceland was by far the best prices for the highest quality Icelandic wool goods. Most products there were also made domestically, while many of the offerings at large tourist shops are knit by machine outside of Iceland.

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

I picked up a lined wool jacket for those cool nights to keep out the chill and feel toasty. If you are looking for something in wool, you must stop here!

Thank JJO1959
Reviewed 4 April 2017

I was at the main store in the center of Reykjavik and I really liked that they have such a huge selection of wool products! I was searching for a sweater with a special pattern (with the icelandic horse on it) and I only found...More

3  Thank isabellaaustria2017
Reviewed 3 April 2017

There was a good selection and I did buy one sweater from them. But no personalization like in OG or Hrafna where you can get a one of a kind.

Thank froggy724
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I had checked on line for wool blankets and found this store, I liked the info and prices. When I went to shop the prices were higher and no free shipping. However, they honored the online prices and shipped to the 2 countries I wanted...More

1  Thank hbednarsh
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Do not make any hand knitted purchase, unless it's from here. Traditional patterns and authentic Iceland wool, as well as sheepskin.

Thank MVO1989
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Traveller4488
Do you ship to the US? Can we order from a website?
18 January 2016|
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Response from VanderZyppe | 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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