Today’s destination was the fascinating scarf factory on Laugavegur 6, where designer project Vík Prjónsdóttir manufactures knitted scarfs in a unique fashion. Every type of scarf (or blanket, if you prefer, they are quite big!) has it’s own name and a theme behind the design inspired by myths and stories. The patterns are just beautiful and somehow mysterious. The factory is located in an old wooden house an the wood smell and labyrinth-like small rooms are just a huge advantage to the whole experience, as well as adding to the mythical atmosphere.

As this photo demonstrates, we were not the only ones curious about Vík Prjónsdóttir. This factory is literally the hottest one in town.

I really like these hand-shaped scarfs. They must feel like someone is hugging you all the time. Or you could give giant dorky high-fives whenever you feel like it – the possibilities are endless.

It was interesting to see the factory at work – the seamstress worked hard and didn’t even seem to notice all the people.

I was lucky today and got to see one of Vík Prjónsdóttir’s designers demonstrate the use of The Snow Blanket. They describe it like this: “From ancient times people have had to bury themselves under the snow to stay alive if they get lost in a snowstorm. This blanket is meant to give isolation and protection. It is dediacated to all the survivors but also those who passed away”.

The blanket has socks attached to it, so the feet have their own place. The pompoms are to die for.

If you are as thrilled by the sight of these pompoms as I am, you can visit Vík Prjónsdóttir’s scarf factory at Laugavegur 6 tomorrow, Sunday 27.03 from 12 pm to 6 pm.