ÁLAFOSSKVOSIN

Álafosskvosin is a small area in Mosfellsbær where you can find handcrafted Icelandic items like wollen sweaters, hats, scarfs and all kinds of knives.

The factory Álafoss was established in 1896 and marked it the true beginning of Iceland's wool industry. Today, the original factory building houses the Álafoss wool store, in the Álafosskvos in Mosfellsbær. Behind the store, you will find the beautiful Álafoss waterfall and the Varmá river, that both were used to drive the mills of the old factory.