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Lambs On The Run Go To Scotland

We’re getting ready for the adventure of a lifetime! Join co-sponsors LambShoppe and Longmont Yarn Shoppe as we head to Scotland for the Edinburgh Wool Festival and so much more!  Our two-week adventure begins Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in Edinburgh, Scotland. From there, we’ll enjoy a spectacular tour of the country with our very own Scotsman, Iain Scott.  Also, international knitting teachers Ann Budd and Jennifer Miller will join us.

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Ann Budd

Ann Budd with Lauren Shawl

In addition to being a fun-loving knitaholic, Ann Budd is a freelance knitting editor, author, teacher, and designer.  She has authored more than a dozen books, including the Handy Book series and many of the Style series, as well as several books on sock knitting, including Getting Started Knitting Socks, Sock Knitting Master Class, and New Directions in Sock Knitting. Ann is also the host of Knit For Fun Retreats, which are held twice a year in various locations across the United States. Ann lives in Boulder, Colorado, and teaches workshops around North America and abroad. Learn more at

Classes offered by Ann: Modified Steeks and Zippers and Shadow Knitting

Jennifer Miller

Jennifer Miller

Jennifer is a yarn/color designer, creator of Theodora’s Pearls, nationally-known hand painted and hand-dyed fine fibers, utilizing unusual and luxury fibers. She’s a popular knitting instructor, including basic and advanced technique, knitwear design, and creativity and color design. She teaches and lectures on creativity, color design, knitting design, lacework, and more. She has served as a consultant to entrepreneurs on textiles, fibers, and colors. Jennifer has been working with fibers for many years, having learned fiber and color techniques from her mother and grandmother. Jennifer is an author and columnist on fiber dyeing at, comprehensive fiber and fabric website.

Classes offered by Jennifer: Modular Knitting and Color Combining

Iain Scott

Iain Scott

Iain is a native of West Scotland, who graduated from Stirling University after studying history. He has a background in sales and marketing with comprehensive knowledge of two industries important to Scotlands economy; Scotch whisky and golf. His career took him all over his homeland and as a proud Scot he enjoys spreading the word about “probably the best little country in the world.”  Iain has recently relocated to Lubbock, West Texas and has a business offering educational and entertaining whisky tastings, whisky, golf and Outlander tours of Scotland.

Trip Highlights!

Edinburgh Castle

Learn more in our detailed itinerary.

Physical requirements

We want you to enjoy your trip to Scotland. That being said, visiting castles & woolen mills, walking the Royal Mile and touring about, followed by lodging in historic hotels that have stairs instead of elevators will require sturdy shoes and a sense of adventure. We hope you can join us!


The cost includes all lodging, classes with Ann and Jennifer, breakfast each day, six dinners, admission to castles, Talisker distillery, High Tea at the Balmoral, group transportation after the Edinburgh Wool Festival on a luxury bus with a Scottish tour guide, plus a few surprises and a lot more fun than you can imagine!

Pay in full via check or money order
Single: $5,375 (limited availability)
Double: $4,175

Payment plan option via PayPal
Single:  3 payments of $1,832;
The first payment upon submission, second due October 15, 2017, and the final due December 1, 2017.
Total cost: $5,496

Double: 3 payments of $1432;
The first payment upon submission, second due October 15, 2017, and the final due December 1, 2017.
Total cost: $4,296

Cost of airfare is not included.

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payment and Cancellation Policy

To pay in full with a check or money order, please complete the online registration and submit payment including registrants name(s) within five days to:

The LambShoppe
3512 East 12th Avenue
Denver, CO 80206

A $500 cancellation fee will be charged for cancellations before November 30, 2017.
After December 1, 2017, no refunds will be issued.


Contact us at if you have questions or concerns.

Detailed Scotland Itinerary

sheep in scotland

Please note: This itinerary is subject to change based on weather and availability. We do ask that you be flexible and we will let you know as soon as possible if there are changes.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Arrive in Edinburgh and stay at the Marriott for 4 nights. The stay will kick off with a meet-and-greet Wednesday evening. Dinner is included.

Thursday, March 15, 2018
Explore the Edinburgh Wool Festival. Be sure to sign up for classes right now! Lunch and dinner on your own.

Friday, March 16, 2018
Your choice of more time at the Wool Festival, a guided tour of the Royal Mile with Iain, or a free day in Edinburgh. Lunch and dinner on your own.

Saturday, March 17, 2018
Your choice of more time at the Wool Festival, a guided tour of the Royal Mile with Iain, or a free day in Edinburgh. Lunch and dinner on your own.

Sunday, March 18, 2018
Tour Doune Castle or Dean’s Distillery in the morning (lunch on your own); tour Stirling Castle in the afternoon. Depart for Pitlochry, where we’ll stay at the Atholl Palace. Dinner included at the Palace.

Monday, March 19, 2018
Knitting classes at the Atholl Palace followed by lunch on your own and a tour of Highland Chocolatier in the afternoon. Optional scotch tasting. Dinner included at the Palace.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Head to Culloden House in Inverness. Stop at House of Bruar for lunch (on your own) and shopping on the way. Dinner on your own.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Tour Culloden Battle Fields and Clava Cairns (from Outlander). Lunch and shopping in Beauly. Lunch and dinner on your own.

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Knitting classes in the morning.

Friday, March 23, 2018
Travel to the Isle of Skye. Visit Johnstons of Elgin and tour Talisker Distillery (optional) en route to the Isle of Skye. Lunch and dinner are included.

Saturday, March 24, 2018
Travel to Ft. William to stay at the Cruachan Hotel. Knitting classes in the afternoon. Dinner is included.

Sunday, March 25, 2018
Travel to New Lanark. Tour the New Lanark Mill and Paisley Threadmill. Lunch and dinner on your own.

Monday, March 26, 2018
Travel to Glasgow. Morning tour with Iain followed by an afternoon yarn crawl (lunch on your own). Farewell dinner included.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Return to Edinburgh. Visit Kathy’s Knit Shop in the morning, followed by a free afternoon and evening. Lunch and dinner on your own.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Depart with tons of amazing memories.