Í Álafoss er að finna mikið úrval af íslenskum ullarvörum, allt frá hefðbundnum handprjónuðum lopapeysum, hinum geysivinsælu Álafoss teppum yfir í mikið úrval af allskyns lopa og bandi og öðrum vörum tengdum prjónaskap. Að auki má finna mikið af minjagripum og listaverkum frá hinum ýmsu lista- og handverksfólki sem flest hver eru á sinn hátt tengd íslenskri náttúru. Álafossbúðin er staðsett í gömlu ullarverksmiðjunni og þar hefur verið sett upp lítið minjasafn þar sem skoða má sögulegar ljósmyndir og vélar til prjónaskaps, m.a. sokka-prjónavél frá 1930, sem gefur góða innsýn í sögu og menningu ullariðnarins á Íslandi.To visit Alafoss Wool Store on your holiday in Mosfellsbaer, and find out what else Mosfellsbaer has to offer, use our Mosfellsbaer.
Álafoss - tradition of quality since 1896. When Álafoss was established at the end of the 19th century, it was marked as the true beginning of Iceland's wool industry. Álafoss is located in the old factory house by the waterfall Álafoss that was used to drive the mills of the old factory, which for decades were the leading manufacturer and exporter of Icelandic wool products. There you can find a great selection of the popular traditional Icelandic wool sweater ("lopapeysa"), knitting wool yarn and almost any wool product you can think of as well as experience this important side of Iceland's industrial history in the form of the factory building and an exhibit of selection of old knitting machinery and photographs from the early days.
Alafoss Wool Store reviews
Called in as part of our Golden Circle tour not expecting much. What a delightful store full of Icelandic wool, woollen goods and other delights. I really wanted a pair of the elf shoes but alas they.... more »
I found the best ever pair of Elf shoes, with curly toes and bells...awesome in a mens 13! best store ever...not the same stuff in all the tourist shops! more »
Very cool store! Hand made in Iceland wool clothing and blankets. A lot of patterns for making your worn work and the wool to do it with.
The best yarn stop we visited in the Reykjavik out of 4. There is clear history with the facility and a good selection of real Icelandic sweaters as well as kits to make them yourself. (The complete sweaters are priced lower than at the wool guild in Reykjavik). It also has a full self service "Cafe" (good for waiting partners), a neat display of old equipment, and is situated in a gorgeous and walkable area of the countryside. You can walk to a knife shop and a horse corral. I'd recommend the stop if you get outside the city.
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