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All types of craft and design have become popular all over the country. The variety is quite remarkable and it´s safe to say that the local´s creative spirit is very active. Craft and design products are sold at special markets, specialty stores or via the artists’ websites.

Handverksskúrinn
On June 1, 2010, twelve women from South–Iceland joined together and founded this handcraft- organization. Today the group consists of 8 women and we produce all our products under the name of each woman, and all our produucts are handmade.   Opening hours  Tue. - Fri: Sat.:   Sun.- Mon.:  All year round  13:00-18:00  11:00-16:00  Closed           Find us on Facebook here.
Þingborg wool processing
Thingborg Wool shop is located 8 km east from Selfoss, in an old community center and a schoolhouse built in 1927. A unique wool shop selling handmade quality crafts. The Icelandic sweater is our focus point, a great selection of sweaters and other knitted garments, sheep skins, blankets, naturally colored and hand dyed yarn and lopi from a specially selected lambs wool. Shop run by locals since 1991.  Information regarding opening hours on www.thingborg.net
LÁ ART MUSEUM
LÁ Art Museum (Listasafn Árnesinga) welcomes you. It runs ambitious and various shows of contemporary as well as modern art in its four spacious exhibitions rooms. The exhibitions reflect our cultural heritage and our contemporary change. The bright seating area offers visitors the chance to relax in a peaceful setting whilst browsing through art related reading material supplied. The Museum also houses a small café and the children´s corner gives the museum´s younger visitors a chance to enjoy themselves. The Museum is owned by the eight Municipalities in Árnesinga County and supported by the Museum Council of Iceland.    LÁ Art Museum on Facebook Opening hours: June - August – Every day: 12:00-17:00September - May – Thuesdays-Sundays: 12:00-17:00 (Closed on Mondays)   Closed for a month around Christmas and New Year.
Hespa
Hespuhúsið is an open plant dyeing studio where guests are welcome to visit the studio, look into the dye-pots and get information about the old coloring tradition. In the seating area, there is a mini-museum with old things related to handcraft. Plant dyed Icelandic wool is for sale with patterns for various projects. Opening hours are on the website and guests are welcome at any time on request.  
Uppspuni Mini Mill
100% Icelandic Yarn made at Uppspuni MiniMill We are proud to be the very first Mini Mill in Iceland. We have twelve different machines to fully process an extraordinary soft yarn from our own sheep and our neighbors. The yarn we provide is  spun from 100% Icelandic local fiber in the natural colors of the sheep. It comes in different weight that fits different knitting projects. Other colors like blue or yellow, we either get by dyeing with plants or dyeing powder.   The Yarn Shop above the Mill Housed in our beautiful cozy loft space are unique gifts and Icelandic items handmade by local craftsmen, as well as a large selection of our Uppspuni yarn and spinning fiber. We welcome you to visit our shop during regular opening hours. We produce few types of yarn in our Mini Mill. The name of the yarn we find in our legendary Icelandic Folk Tales. For example; Hulduband (the hidden woman yarn. Dvergaband (the dwarf yarn). Dís (The fairy). Tröllaband (Trollband). The elves and the hidden people in Iceland are said to live in rocks and mountains. We feel their spirit linger in the strings of the yarn, since the sheep that provide the wool are kept in the magnificent mountains that circle our horizon, for nearly 3 months before shearing. The active volcano Hekla being the closest one to their whereabouts.   Guided Tours We welcome you on a personalized tour to see how we turn some of Iceland‘s finest wool into yarn. For a nominal fee and by appointment you may enjoy an educational tour of our mill. To schedule please contact us by phone at +354-846-7199, or by email: huldauppspuni@gmail.com. Your tour can take place during our regular opening hours as well as after hours. Tours are offered in English or Icelandic, but if needed we speak German and Swedish as well. Included in our prepared presentation are: the history of Icelandic sheep in Iceland (since 874), as well as the history of knitting in our country. The story of Uppspuni‘s founding and the products we make at the mill. A view of machine operation and an explanation of our wool processes. A stop at the loft which houses our shop.   About Us The owners, Hulda Brynjólfsdóttir and Tyrfingur Sveinsson, are farmers in an acricultural area in the South of Iceland. They run a farm that has been in the same family for three generations, and farm with sheep and beef cattle. They began their process on 1st of July 2017 and during the weekend 17th  and 18th  of March 2018 there was a formal opening of the Mini Mill and Yarn Store. Since then it has been an adventurous journey where people have shown great interest in the work and many happy customers have visited the Mini Mill.   Location Uppspuni is situated just by Road 1 in the South of Iceland, close to the bridge over the river Þjórsá and very close to Urriðafoss, surrounded by the great volcanos; Hekla, Eyjafjallajökull and some other authentic mountains at the horizon. After crossing the river Þjórsá on road 1, turn right on road 288. You will find our opening hours on our website uppspuni.is and Facebook page. You can also find us on Google Maps.        

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