How do you store your yarn?

Mine’s in a big basket that my pussycat friends have adopted as a bed!

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13 thoughts on “How do you store your yarn?

  1. I have three large totes. . yarn in use is in bags or boxes depending on the size of the project, I also store my hook and pattern with each project so I don’t forget what I was using. I have at any given time 2-4 things in the works at all times.

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  2. Mine is neatly stacked on IKEA shelves according to weight. Surrounded by natural moth repellent.
    And any remainders are in a separate basket which I use to give away, make left over things, experiment.
    My cats don’t go anywhere near my wool – they’re far to hairy!

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    • that’s about how mine are too – worsted weight and baby yarn on a bookshelf, other yarns sorted into a 3-drawer bin thing, current projects in bags (or in those plastic “yarn-tainer” bottles), and all my crochet thread in a basket.

      that is of course except for the 20 or so balls and skeins surrounding me on the couch right now….

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  3. I keep mine in plastic totes.. One big for cotton, a couple for acrylic, a couple for thread, then I have one I put my special yarn in like silk, wool ect.

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  4. I mostly use the same weight yarns so I sort my stash by colour. At the moment its in various bags behind a settee with a loose cover that I flick over if I need to hide it. Current projects are pretty much left where I was last sitting when I was working on them – unless we have non-knitty visitors, in which case there’s plenty of room behind the aforementioned settee.

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  5. All yarns currently in use go in my project box, new yarn yet to be used goes in a giant bag behind the sofa and yarn scraps go in a bag in the new yarn bag.

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