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Inis
04-11-2007, 10:03 PM
Okay, Letah's Stash topic prompted this -- 'cus I sooooo got her beat ;) If not in quality, certainly in quantity. :)

Everybody post your stash on your knitting blogs. Let us know when you're ready and we'll come take a look.

I'll put mine up tomorrow.

Hmmm -- don't know what the winner should get. Let's think about that.

letah75
04-11-2007, 10:05 PM
So do you want me to take my yarn out so you can see all of it? The insides of the drawers are triple stacked.... :oops:

Ohhh, I've never "inspired" anyone before.

Inis
04-11-2007, 10:09 PM
So do you want me to take my yarn out so you can see all of it? The insides of the drawers are triple stacked.... :oops:

Ohhh, I've never "inspired" anyone before.

LOL. You did, you did!

It's all in good fun - if you don't wanna, you don't haveta.

brendajos
04-11-2007, 10:24 PM
ingrid wins!

BinkyKat
04-11-2007, 10:36 PM
:shrug:
I can comfortably assess that I easily have at least 15 totes of some sort/shape holding yarn, my car has a few bags in the back and the trunk *don't ask*, and there are many sundry bags and a few boxes from online purchases in several locations in my house, including the living room, bedroom, and (gulp) kitchen.
I need help :oops:

Hildegard_von_Knittin
04-11-2007, 11:06 PM
I think the last place "winner" should get to pick from the first place "winner's" stash!!!!! :teehee:




In that light, I have no yarn... it's actually negative yarn. :shifty:

CateKnits
04-11-2007, 11:22 PM
ingrid wins!

You beat me to it!

jeanius80
04-11-2007, 11:22 PM
:teehee: i could participate, but my stash would be dwarfed by the rest of yourmonsterstashes... i am hoping for sun tomorrow to take good pics.. fingers crossed! :happydance:

aineepooh1
04-11-2007, 11:25 PM
I think the winner should like ( ~DUH~)
Get more yarn~ as 1st prize, 2nd prize yarn, 3rd prize yarn.. :roflhard: :roflhard: :roflhard:
You get the idea~! :teehee:

letah75
04-11-2007, 11:28 PM
Oh, I'm so in. :teehee: When do we have to have the pictures up?

auburnchick
04-11-2007, 11:29 PM
Y'all need to invite the stash busters over in the KAL dedicated to this!! You'll get some interesting pictures, I'll assure you of that!!!

Ingrid
04-12-2007, 08:02 AM
:whistle:

I recently posted a link to what I photographed a while ago, but I've increased my stash since then. I'll have to add my recent aquisitions. :teehee:

nadja la claire
04-12-2007, 08:36 AM
ingrid wins!

Compared to most of you, especially Ingrid, I've got a mere piece of a swatch (no matter what my DH says) so I'm not even going to embarrass myself by posting my little stash. Besides I don't have a blog.

:muah: :hug:

Nadja xxx

rebecca
04-12-2007, 10:53 AM
What constitutes the winner, anyway LOL?! The quantity of yarn? The quality of yarn? The organization of yarn? The total yardage of the yarn?! LOL, I'm with Ingy, I took some photos several months ago and my stash as since remorphed....I sold 66 balls/skeins of yarn and bought more (maybe [probably] as much) and it does need reorganization,b ut I'm not sure I'm up for it today....perhaps later..is there a deadline?!

Inis
04-12-2007, 12:55 PM
Good point, rebecca. And, really, aren't all us crazy yarn ladies winners? :rofl:

Okay, mine's up. See what ya think.

Now I've got to get off the computer, put down the needles cus I HAVE A JOB INTERVIEW TOMORROW!! Yay!

The job is a communications specialist for a school district -- I really, really, REALLY want this job --- so off I go to study up on interviewing tips and tricks. :woohoo:

PaperGirl
04-12-2007, 01:41 PM
Ill post mine! Although it will be a rather small one... :roflhard:

syndactylus
04-12-2007, 01:42 PM
I put some of mine up on Sunday.
But mine is vanishingly small in comparison to most knitters' I'm sure, and after the look of disbelief on my partner's face when he came into the room and only that much was out, I'm keeping the rest hidden for now. (he knows where I blog, and I still want to buy more this week... so many sales!)

TeenKnitter
04-12-2007, 03:51 PM
I have pics of my stash on my blog, link in the sig!

jeanius80
04-12-2007, 04:05 PM
:teehee: my baby stash is now blogged! be nice, and i promise i will help it grow up nice and big and very impressive.... :rofl:

dink
04-12-2007, 04:10 PM
I can probably count on both hands how small my stash is! :roflhard: Seriously--that's how bad my newbie stash is :oops:

rebecca
04-12-2007, 05:10 PM
Nice stashes, guys! Okay, Okay, ya'll have convinced me! I will take photos tomorrow and even (maybe) categorize it :wink: But, as I said before, it's not that much, I've sold a lot!

letah75
04-12-2007, 07:01 PM
I'll take out my yarn so you can see it out of the bins, and I'll get all of the stuff I have in bags and take pictures of it tonight. Let ya'll know when it's up and ready for viewing.

psammeadred
04-12-2007, 07:46 PM
The other day, I was really bored, so I organized my stash and took pictures.

Of course, I've also lost the cable that connects the camera to the computer. I'll post the pics if I find it (or get another cable!).

letah75
04-12-2007, 09:27 PM
Ok, I've posted pictures of the rest of the stash (this is in addition to the original pictures). It is yarn from bags, yarn that was underneath the original pictures, I posted a link to a couple of other pictures of yarn that I didn't feel like copying over and re-posting.

:oops:

jeanius80
04-12-2007, 10:19 PM
i :heart: :heart: :heart: all this yummy yarn p0rn!!!!!! makes me wanna go shopping... :teehee:

me-> :rofl: all over the yarn

kitkat
04-13-2007, 09:21 AM
Maybe after the 17th (the dreadedtaxday) I will post mine. I want to purge a bunch of stuff and de-stash it.

I already have an entire closet devoted to quilting. I have put some of my yarn-porn in there but not all of it.

I do like letah's storage system. Very nice. (in my best "borat" voice). I love stuff like that. And her stash just made me drool. Yummy.

mwedzi
04-13-2007, 11:57 AM
So you guys haven't seen all the Flash Your Stash photos? Lots of people did it on April 1st, I think. If you go over to Knitty's forum and go the subforum of Generally Happy Things, find the thread for Flash Your Stash. There are pages and pages with links to people's stash pics. Some of them are really big. One woman had 80+ pairs of socks' worth of just sock yarn, not to mention the other yarn. There are some cool pics there.

luv2knit
04-13-2007, 12:55 PM
Well, it sounds like I have a pretty small stash!

I need to update my Stash Album as I got a couple of beautiful yarns the other day that I ordered, and I am exchanged a few I don't really want any more. I will update those later today.

You can find my album in my blog, scroll down and you will find it on the right side. Just click on the album and there is my tiny stash! :teehee:

PaperGirl
04-13-2007, 02:08 PM
http://tracistirades.blogspot.com/

Thres my stash! And a nifty pic of my swap buddies goodies I shipped out yesterday too!

brokenblossoms
04-13-2007, 03:57 PM
Am I too late?!

Here's the stash...
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v22/moontheloon/Projects/Blythe.jpg

And here it is with fibre content & yardage info!
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v22/moontheloon/Projects/yarnstash.jpg

Inis
04-13-2007, 06:11 PM
Well, it sounds like I have a pretty small stash!

I need to update my Stash Album as I got a couple of beautiful yarns the other day that I ordered, and I am exchanged a few I don't really want any more. I will update those later today.

You can find my album in my blog, scroll down and you will find it on the right side. Just click on the album and there is my tiny stash! :teehee:

I like the baby Rowan -- preettyyy.

Inis
04-13-2007, 06:16 PM
So you guys haven't seen all the Flash Your Stash photos? Lots of people did it on April 1st, I think. If you go over to Knitty's forum and go the subforum of Generally Happy Things, find the thread for Flash Your Stash. There are pages and pages with links to people's stash pics. Some of them are really big. One woman had 80+ pairs of socks' worth of just sock yarn, not to mention the other yarn. There are some cool pics there.

I need to show DH some really big ones so he'll see I'm not the crazy one!

rebecca
04-14-2007, 05:24 AM
:waving: Hey ya'll! I finally posted mine. You will read why it took so long on my blog. Anyway, I did my flashing right here (http://whimsicalknitting.blogspot.com/2007/04/my-stash-is-flashing.html). Just click on the photos to enlarge them and you can then read what is typed on them....I mean i itemized all of my yarn....oops, I forgot 3 balls of sock yarn I'm using now for Lonnie's socks and...i didn't count the yarn that I no longer knit with. It was fun and i'm enjoying looking at everyone else's stash!
I can only hope that my stash contnues to grow and grow and grow, i want to have yarn all around me!
I have a dream....one day I will have a large stash like Ingrid's or Mama Bear's....yes, I have a dream :roflhard: :rofl:
And, my dear friends....when next we do this PLEASE, PLEASE, some of you MUST say, "Becka, have you LOST your mind?! You can't be pulling tubs of yarn out from under the bed and putting it on the bed, back under the bed over and over!! Because, Becka, if you had sense you would know that it would cause your pain to INCREASE!"
It was fun, though :wink:
so, tell me.....are YOU willing to flash us, too?! :teehee:

EXPAND YOUR STASH! EXPAND YOUR STASH! EXPAND YOUR STASH!

rebecca
04-14-2007, 06:51 PM
OMGooness....I finally did it, flashed my stash (with great pain, I might add!) and ya'll didn't look! :pout: I'm heartbroken :verysad: Seriously....don't know if I'll get over it :crying:
So, I just went over to littleknits.com and ordered this (http://littleknits.com/proddetail.php?prod=DBASilkDK05FB) :woot:

Inis
04-14-2007, 11:14 PM
OMGooness....I finally did it, flashed my stash (with great pain, I might add!) and ya'll didn't look! :pout: I'm heartbroken :verysad: Seriously....don't know if I'll get over it :crying:
So, I just went over to littleknits.com and ordered this (http://littleknits.com/proddetail.php?prod=DBASilkDK05FB) :woot:

Hmmm - must be porn cus my filter blocked this link :)

Tell me about the yarn labeled as "paper" in your stash. Is it really paper?

jeanius80
04-15-2007, 12:51 AM
rebecca- i looked today! yuuuuummy! i was not home for two days, so i missed much!! :heart:

SabrinaJL
04-15-2007, 11:37 AM
Rebecca, are those the Knitting On/Over the Edge books between Knit Socks and 24 Hour Knitting Projects? And I have that issue of Knitscene on my desk right now. I want to make Butterfly.

I don't have a very big stash. I only have one Rubbermaid tote and a little plastic thing of 3 drawers with yarn. I will drag it out and take some pics though. I really don't like having a stash. To me it means I'm not doing enough knitting.

rebecca
04-15-2007, 11:47 AM
I'm no longer sad since you guys looked after I went thru the pain and agony (not even kidding!) of taking pics of the stash :wink:
Inis, it's a nylon ribbon yarn that R2 (R2 I believe is Rowan's label that is/was meant to be more "hip", "cutting-edge" etc for the "younger" knitting crowd) put out a couple of years ago, you can see some here (http://theknittinggarden.com/ro-mag-r2.htm). I had seen it on TV and wanted to try it and Elann had a great deal on it last year so I bought a bag to knit a tank or something, you can see it knitted up here (http://alison.knitsmiths.us/blueroom_fips/r2.shtml) as a little tank, but, as you can see here (http://www.englishyarns.co.uk/rowan_r2.html) I think they intended it for, as I said, the "hip/cutting edge" fashions of young very skinny models, in other words, not to be worn, LOL....but I think it will make a nice tank!

SabrinaJL
04-15-2007, 06:30 PM
Ok, I posted my little stash in my blog. The link is in my sig.

Ingrid
04-15-2007, 06:39 PM
I don't think I'm going to break everything out to take more pictures, but here is what I have as of the last reorganization. Scroll down a bit. (http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/forum/viewtopic.php?t=3111&start=5400&postdays=0&postorder=asc&highlight=alpaca) :oops: Keep going after the 'overview' and there are some close ups.

rebecca
04-15-2007, 09:57 PM
:notworthy: You remain, oh Mighty One, http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/queen.gif of all http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/smilies/yarn.jpg http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/smilies/yarn.jpg http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/smilies/yarn.jpg (stash flashers) http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/smilies/flashf.gif's :notworthy: :notworthy:
:?? Even so, how do we know that your http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/smilies/yarn.jpg http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/smilies/yarn.jpg http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/smilies/yarn.jpg (that's a yarn stash, by the way :wink:) remains the same?! Those photos are from around this time last year and we all know that YOU are the http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/smilies/alphaf.gif http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/smilies/alphaa.gif http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/smilies/alphas.gif http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/smilies/alphat.gif http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/smilies/alphae.gif http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/smilies/alphas.gif http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/smilies/alphat.gif xxx around!!
That said (sorta).....we may demand that you http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/smilies/flashf.gif (flash) your http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/smilies/yarn.jpg http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/smilies/yarn.jpg http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/smilies/yarn.jpg (yarn stash) again!!!!

BUT, knowing that you are an http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/smilies/angel3.gif and the reigning http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/queen.gif AND http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/boa.gif (diva) of all things :X: ......your word is like yarn spun from the uncut, long, glistening hair of the cashmere goat....priceless :muah:

YOU, http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/queen.gif Ing-A-Ling, http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/boa.gif (diva) of http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/knitsmiley.gif are :muah: :heart: :grphug: LOVED :grphug: :heart: :muah:





pssssst, Ingrid, pssssst, I wrote it, now, you are going to send a few pounds of cashmere to me this week, right?! I wrote everything you said, so I expect it to be here on the agreed upon date :wink:

Ingrid
04-15-2007, 11:36 PM
:roflhard: :roflhard: Oh, Queen of the Emoticons!!!! :notworthy: :notworthy:

OK, I'll take pictures of what's not in there. OK? (There may be quite a bit, though I did use two of the yarns in the photos.)

I also have a package coming from LittleKnits. The sick thing is that I accidentaly deleted the receipt so really have NO real recollection of what I ordered. All I know is that everything was at least 50% off. :oops:

It will be like a gift to myself. :rofl:

letah75
04-16-2007, 01:19 AM
Ingrid,
I want to be you....oh lord how I want to be you. You are my hero, and what I aspire to. One day soon I will be MiniYou. I will have stash 'o rama, I will be able to answer knitting questions in a flash I will be "Suuuuuper Knitter". I will be able to do YO's in a single motion, I will decrease without a thought, I will read charts as though they are kindergarten readers, and I will come to the rescue for any knitting emergency in the greater metropolis area in 5 seconds. My name will be synonymous with averting knitting disasters.......

Can you tell I went out with friends tonight and had a few drinks?

But seriously, I want to be Ingrid. :teehee:

jeanius80
04-16-2007, 01:21 AM
:thud: :passedout: :notworthy:

that is simply wonderful ingrid. i aspire to have a stash like yours!!
i have recently added about 10 more skeins of 'winter white' lion wool for dyeing. so much fun. i just dyed two skeins in a yellow/orange. now i just have to figure out what i am going to do with it! :heart:
:cheering:

Curly_Toot
04-16-2007, 02:29 AM
i hate to think how much money has gone into stashes like these! :passedout:

i dont really have much of a stash either... but i've got a few scarves that i've knitted that i dont wear... i never wear scarves but up until recently they were all i could do! :)

rebecca
04-16-2007, 03:20 AM
Rebecca, are those the Knitting On/Over the Edge books between Knit Socks and 24 Hour Knitting Projects? And I have that issue of Knitscene on my desk right now. I want to make Butterfly.


Girl, don't you have a good eye! Yes, they are both Knitting On/Over the Edge in there, I have them, LOL! I love, love knitting books and mags. U know, I have several faves, 2 of them being Barbara Walkers' Treasury 1 & 2 that were gifts from Amy (horve1) for my bday and Christmas...use them all of the time which is why they stay out!

LOL, I thought you might get a kick out of my salute to your Stash Flashing, Ing!
LOL, I just ordered from littelknits, too...but I do know what i got, LOL! It was funny, I knew right away that I wanted a bag of red Debbie Bliss Alpaca Silk dk for a beautiful Christmas shawl and accessories, then, when I sat down to order it took me ONE hour to decide on the color...what color do u think I finally got?! Why, the red, of course, LOL!!!

That's true, Curly T, I think we may have quite a few small (or large, Ingy :wink:) fortunes in our knitty things!
LOL, ask Ingrid to show her addi's next, LOL...I love you Ing-A-Ling, that's why I'm messing with you and did the emoticon homage for you, My xxx http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y119/rebeccame/smilies/2queen2.gif

Ingrid
04-16-2007, 07:43 AM
i hate to think how much money has gone into stashes like these! :passedout:

Shhhhh!! :oops:

Ingrid
04-16-2007, 07:51 AM
Ingrid,
I want to be you....oh lord how I want to be you. You are my hero, and what I aspire to. One day soon I will be MiniYou. I will have stash 'o rama, I will be able to answer knitting questions in a flash I will be "Suuuuuper Knitter". I will be able to do YO's in a single motion, I will decrease without a thought, I will read charts as though they are kindergarten readers, and I will come to the rescue for any knitting emergency in the greater metropolis area in 5 seconds. My name will be synonymous with averting knitting disasters.......

Can you tell I went out with friends tonight and had a few drinks?

But seriously, I want to be Ingrid. :teehee:

:roflhard: :roflhard: aylaanne sent me this a while back.

:teehee:

XbelovedXoneX
04-16-2007, 11:34 AM
my stash fits easily into a measly 84 qt Rubbermaid tote. Said thing the majority of it is half balls leftover from various projects. I only have a few projects worth of yarn that is new. :pout: I want it to be bigger n better!!! :teehee:

SabrinaJL
04-18-2007, 03:26 AM
Girl, don't you have a good eye! Yes, they are both Knitting On/Over the Edge in there, I have them, LOL! I love, love knitting books and mags.

Oh, I don't know about having a good eye, I just REALLY love knitting books and mags too. Well, books of all sorts really.

GinnyG
04-18-2007, 03:59 PM
I posted my stash a few days ago
http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/forum/viewtopic.php?t=30230

and then today I placed another order with discontinuedyarns.com

SOMEONE PLEASE TELL ME TO STOP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

jeanius80
04-18-2007, 04:26 PM
I posted my stash a few days ago
http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/forum/viewtopic.php?t=30230

and then today I placed another order with discontinuedyarns.com

SOMEONE PLEASE TELL ME TO STOP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
nooooooo dont stop! lol :cheering:
more! more! more!
:roflhard:
i am bad toooo

rebecca
04-18-2007, 04:28 PM
Nice stash :cheering: :cheering: