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Old 07-14-2012, 11:24 PM   #1
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What is the best way to store your yarn
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How do you store your knitting yarn until you need it? Is there a special way/place? Does it depend on the type of yarn (cotton/acrylic, etc). Of course I will eventually use it, but just asking!!

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Old 07-14-2012, 11:27 PM   #2
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I keep mine in plastic bags in plastic totes. Many many totes. And in boxes and more boxes...
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Old 07-14-2012, 11:32 PM   #3
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I keep mine in plastic bags in plastic totes. Many many totes. And in boxes and more boxes...
LOL....so just like mine, although you probably have much more!! I have mine in plastic inside a box. Thanks so much for the info.
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I have a solid and glassed front cabinet that I keep acrylic and cotton in. My wool is in one of those giant Ziplocs. Well, that's most of it... I have a bunch in the LYS bags sitting on my sewing machine in the closet. If you don't look in there it's all nice and neat.
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Old 07-15-2012, 12:19 AM   #5
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I have mine in about a billion boxes. Most of my stuff is just acrylic, so I don't really bother with storing it too special.
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Originally Posted by suzeeq View Post
I keep mine in plastic bags in plastic totes. Many many totes. And in boxes and more boxes...
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I have a solid and glassed front cabinet that I keep acrylic and cotton in. My wool is in one of those giant Ziplocs. Well, that's most of it... I have a bunch in the LYS bags sitting on my sewing machine in the closet. If you don't look in there it's all nice and neat.
LOL....too funny
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Zippered plastic (acrylic?) project bags.

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I don't have that much room, but if you do Dollyce's method is awesome! You can actually see your stash!
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Mine's all stored in the basement in plastic bags inside plastic bins. There's also some of those plastic drawer things and a few cardboard boxes.

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Ooooh, Art Lady, I like, I like it a lot!
Wish I had room for that...
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