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Photo of front of store - Recycled Lamb
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.

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Spinning On The Porch

All Summer - Thursdays 2pm

Bring your lemonade, mint juleps, wheels and fiber and enjoy our lovely front porch!

31st Annual (wow, can you believe it??)
Summer Inventory Clearance Sale!

Join us for the Dog Days of Summer!
(The air conditioning works great....) Saturday July 26th through Sunday August 4th.Come on over and join the fun! Help us make room for all the new fall and winter yarns, due to arrive any day.

  • All books and needles are at least 10% off for the entire sale week
  • All Addi Turbo Lace single circulars are 20% off
  • All KnitPicks Needles, Tips, and Sets are 20% off!
  • Single sheet patterns all are 40% off!

Lots and lots of yarns with deep discounts! Here is a sampling of what you'll find....

  • 15% off
    Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece, Malabrigo Worsted Solids, Classic Elite Crestone, Lotus Yarns, Autumn Wind, Noro Shiriato
  • 20% off
    Addi Turbo Lace single circular needles, Berroco Maya, Berroco Fuji, Juniper Farms Zooey
  • 25% off
    Berroco Boboli and Boboli Quick, Plymouth Jeannee, Mango Moon Twist, Silk Garden Sock Yarn
  • 30% off
    Tahki Jackson, Noro Taiyo, Cascade Fixation, Plymouth Mushishi
  • 40% off
    Tahki Tivoli, Cascade Alpaca Lace, Alpaca Lace Paints
  • 50% off
    Lobster Pot Cashmere, Bamboodle on cones

There's more -- but there are WAY too many specials to list here, just come on in and check 'em all out!
Lots of cottons and cotton blends at 20% off and more.
All Mill Ends 25% off with whole-cone purchase, and Jaggerspun, Harrisville, and UKI/Supreme cone yarns are 15% off -- but you've gotta buy the whole cone!

And here's the FINE PRINT: During this sale, our Dr. Stitch knitting help service will be on vacation. Winding service is also on vacation--there's no winding off cones or skeins into balls during the sale! All sale sales are final, and sale prices are not good on previously or future-purchased items. As always, please put away your Frequent Buyer Gift Certificates during the sale, or any other discount or coupons and save for after the sale! We'll have lots of fun new stuff for you to spend them on in the fall!

Sale prices are on in-stock items only and while supplies last. No layaways, previously purchased items, or special orders qualify for sale discounts.

Classic Elite Yarn - Villa

Classic Elite Yarn Trunk Show and Tasting

On July 24th, Heather McVickar of Classic Elite Yarns will be here from 5-7pm with a trunk show/yarn tasting event! Join us to see the new Villa yarn, as well Classic Elite Yarns as a trunk show featuring the Classic Elite yarns we now carry.

See the new knitting patterns and yarns for the Fall season and meet Heather! Door prizes, gifts, and refreshments will make this an event not to be missed!

A Paca Vacuna from Jefferson Farms

Jefferson Farms Yarn and Fiber Palooza

Mark your calendars for August 16th from 10-4pm for an event with Jane Levene of Jefferson Farms! Meet the leading lady of the Paco-Vicunas, learn about her ranch and the history of these fiber animals, and of course, enjoy refreshments. Yarn, fiber, raw fleeces, and finished items will be available for sale.

Spinzilla 2014 logo

Spinzilla registration begins August 4

The countdown is on! Last year's Spinzilla competition was such a success that it's going global this year! Our shop has already registered our team and don't forget-- team member signups start August 4th. Read More...

Tapetry color graduation

Color Gradation Techniques for Tapestry, October 16-19, 2014

Students will weave a sampler exploring color gradation techniques in contemporary tapestry. We will learn different forms of hatching and hachure along with various methods of grading color in every direction. Color mixing techniques along with some color theory will be investigated. Hand-dyed wool yarn in a large range of hues suitable for gradation will be provided. Read More...

Gardella horizontal weaving color

Around the Color Wheel in 4 Days, Part 2: Color Experiments in the Dye Studio

October 25-28th, 9-5pm

This multi-level workshop builds on the techniques learned in the Around the Color Wheel class while at the same time introducing new students to the foundations of work in the dye studio. Advanced students will develop skills for creating new color combinations and will be assisted in exploring new, unexpected and subtle color interactions. They will also have the chance to work on their own dye formulas for a specific fiber project.

Read full details and register here....

Knit Knites!

3rd Friday of each month, 4:30-8pm, buck-a-slice Pizza!

Spin Nights!

Spin Nights--2nd Friday of each month, 5-8pm, snack potluck.

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.

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