Where should I store my yarn?
The best way to store yarn for a long period of time is to place it in old pillowcases in a closet (a linen closet is perfect!) in the main living area of your home or on open shelving out of direct sunlight. Do not store unlaundered garments, the buggies love them!
Should you store yarn in plastic bags?
Don’t Store In Plastic Bags
So, don’t store yarn in plastic bags – at least not for the long term. Depending on the fiber, yarn can hold up to 30% of its weight in moisture without feeling wet.
How do you store a lot of yarn in a small space?
Step Four: Storing Yarn in a Small Space
- On bookshelves, especially hanging shelves.
- In stackable containers, including vintage suitcases and plastic bins.
- On the fireplace mantle.
- On the wall, like art (or similarly, on a peg board)
- Under stairways, beneath tables, under the bed, in nooks and crannies.
How do I organize my yarn stash?
12 Tips on How to Organize Your Yarn Stash
- Take stock of what you have. …
- Separate your projects from your supplies. …
- Put your yarn where you can see it. …
- Discover or create a storage method you love. …
- Choose an organization option; sort yarn by weight, fiber or color. …
- Use your Ravelry ‘Stash’ to save yarn info.
Does yarn get old?
No, there is no expiration to yarn. So long as it is still in good condition and has not been affected by bugs, dampness, spills or bad smells, it’s perfectly fine to use.
How do you keep track of yarn stash?
– It really comes down to two basic ways, handwritten notes or an electronic list.
- If you’re an old school kind of crafter, you may like to just keep a handwritten list of your yarns in a notebook, journal, or on index cards. …
- Ravelry has been around for awhile now. …
- Another online way to track your stash is Nimblestix.