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Woolfactory Shop KIDKA

Hoefdabraut 34, Hvammstangi 530, Iceland
+354 451 0060
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Informative Tour and Wonderful Hospitality

We knew this was a must stop when we were planning our trip to Iceland. My son loves to work with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Melia808
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Honolulu, Hawaii
Great choices if you want authentic wool from Iceland!

They were very friendly , and very open about showing the actual wool factory. They have bathrooms... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
elsa n
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Tampa, Florida
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Our company KIDKA is one of the biggest wool factorys in Iceland and its name stands for beautiful and high-quality wool products, which are fashionable, comfortable and genuine Icelandic. Our factory is situated in the beautiful Midfjördur area, in the small town Hvammstangi, halfway between Reykjavík and Akureyri, just 5 min from the main Road 1. Our forty year-old tradition in producing knitted wool goods has made us an important employer in this region. A visit in the KIDKA Wool factory provides a unique insight into the genuine Icelandic way of wool production. In our cosy factory shop you can purchase our KIDKA wool products or buy some hand-knitted wool products for a good price.
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  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Hoefdabraut 34, Hvammstangi 530, Iceland
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+354 451 0060
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We knew this was a must stop when we were planning our trip to Iceland. My son loves to work with wool and this was a perfect opportunity to see how it's processed. We arrived from Stykkhólmur, a beautiful drive btw. We walked in and...More

Thank Melia808
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They were very friendly , and very open about showing the actual wool factory. They have bathrooms too, so a good stop from a long drive. They have wool remnants for sale - a great price if you're crafty. As in all Iceland, it is...More

Thank elsa n
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here because a guide at an other site, 100 km away, suggested we do so. You were allowed to go into the factory to see them work but we arrived mid day and either no one was working or everyone was at lunch....More

Thank Marguerite a
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

We stopped at the Woolfactory to buy a hand knitted sweater as a present to take home. Though the prices were not actually better than elsewhere, the tax-free receipt to be claimed at the airport may turn out to be a discount afterall. We were...More

Thank em-pep
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We stopped in here on Easter Day thinking that it would probably be closed. Lucky for us, it was open. The woman inside was very helpful and even gave us a tour of the factory. It was great for the kids, and the prices were...More

Thank Ulianom
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Here you saw the people actually making the wool clothing. This to me was a better location than the large wool store in Vik, where a lot of the clothing was made of Icelandic wool and/or designed in Iceland but manufactured/seen/knitted in other countries (check...More

Thank luv2ride
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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Locals make the sweaters onsite. They have several sweater styles, hats, scarves, mittens & blankets that I haven't seen elsewhere. Even though we already have lots of Icelandic wool items, here we found new styles that were worth purchasing. The prices are fair, not cheap,...More

Thank Lewisrotts
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Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We bought a beautiful wool blanket at this local business as the designs were authentic and we wanted to support a local business. Worth the visit.

1  Thank Eirene66
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

Good quality wool is everywhere in Iceland. But, this place had better prices and you could see the workers hand-making stuff in the back of the building. Don't forget to get your VAT tax form. Our tax return at the airport paid for 1 pair...More

2  Thank Andrew J
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

We made a stop at the Woolfactory just to take a look as we've been told by our friends to check it out on our way up to the north. It was a very good idea. We were greeted very friendly and we even got...More

3  Thank Maksym G
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