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2081 Youngfield Street, Golden, CO 80401

Located on the western edge of Lakewood, Colorado, and nestled up against the Golden foothills, The Recycled Lamb has been serving the needs of Denver-area knitters, weavers, crocheters, spinners and other fiber artists for over 30 years!.

We carry an extensive selection of yarn and fiber, equipment, books, and patterns, and our friendly, knowledgeable staff has earned the shop the nickname, "Your Warm and Fuzzy Fiber Shop!"

So much is happening! Come join the fun.

Here's the latest news, but also be sure and visit our EVENTS page here.

Natural Dye Series!

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Taught by the renowned Donna Brown. Takes this series of classes and master the alchemy of dyeing with natural sources.

In this 5-session series, you will learn to dye protein and cellulose yarns using a variety of natural dye extracts. Each class is designed to explore a specific color: RED – YELLOW – ORANGE – BROWN/TAN – then BLUE. 

Sign up for one, or get a 15% discount if you sign up for all 5 together. Each student will take home a color sampler collection of small skeins appropriate for knitting or weaving projects. Look HERE.

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Sprang! Taught by Carol James

Sprang is a ‘reciprocal braiding technique’. A set of threads are fixed at both ends; each participant needs a frame. Work at one end of the threads results in a mirror-image piece at the other end. This means that you get two rows of cloth for every row worked!

Saturday, May 3rd, 2014, 10am - 4pm

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Around the Color Wheel in 4 Days: Color Theory in the Dye Studio with Cornelia Theimer Gardella

This workshop teaches the use of Lanaset/Sabraset dyes for wool and silk and explores color theory right in the dye pot.

4 Days, Tuesday-Friday June 10-13th 2014, 9am - 5pm

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Warp and Weft: Learning the Structure of Tapestry with Rebecca Mezoff

In this beginning class you will learn the basics of tapestry technique with an emphasis on the structure of the weft-face weave and how it relates to creating a woven image. Students will complete a technique sampler they can refer to at home as well as begin working on how to incorporate new techniques into specific tapestry forms.

4 Days, Tuesday-Friday June 10-13th 2014, 9am - 5pm

Fall Shawl Competition!

Lots of people are knitting shawls this year...and there are some gorgeous ones around!

Shawls make a great summer project too as they can be light and airy; they're something to keep your mind ticking over during vacation time; and are wonderful gifts.

So...get involved in our FALL SHAWL COMPETITION!!
Details are on the Events page... here.

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On Going Activities

Want to know about Recycled Lamb's and other local re-occuring fiber activities? Then click here to see the list. The Recycled Lamb has monthly Spin In and Knit Knites.

Email us if you have a group or activity you'd like listed.

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We offer classes for skill levels from ultra-beginning to advanced in weaving, knitting, spinning, crocheting, felting, dyeing, and other fiber adventures throughout the year. Taught by our talented and enthusiastic team of instructors, you'll have the opportunity to learn new skills and meet new friends in every class.
Click here for our current class schedule.

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Phone Orders Are Welcome

Although we do not currently take orders for materials or classes over our website (but we're working on this!), we are happy to take your order over the phone and ship to anywhere in the continental U.S. Please contact us at 303-234-9337 and anyone on the staff will be happy to assist you with your purchase!



The Recycled Lamb's Reward Program

With every purchase (of most items) you earn points. The bottom of your receipt tells your current point count. For complete details read here.

Join Our Active & Fun Community

Stay in touch by receiving our Ewesletter — our monthly e-communication offering information on yarn and fiber, equipment, classes, activities, and stories from our staff and customers. Sign up below to receive this highly informative and amusing missive, as well as the quarterly class schedule and sale announcements. And we promise — we'll never share your email or information with anyone else.

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