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Forums > Tips and Sharing: New Crocheters' & Knitters
Re: Storing Yarn??
Posted by: Alex (IP Logged)
Date: August 18, 2007 08:00PM

I store my yarns according to fiber content. Since I have some yarns which are nearly fifty years old, many of which are still in part in their original plastic packages, I don't listen to any of the warnings about storing yarn in plastic. They are still just fine and I have never had a problem with moths. Most of my yarns are wool or wool blends.

My threads are sorted according to size and color. I always take the cardboard inserts out and use threads balls as inside-pull skeins (and no; there is no problem with counter-twist). I have over fifty "balls" stored in a plastic box which measures 14x9x5.

Subject Written By Posted
  Storing Yarn?? kitkaty 08/18/2007 10:37AM
  Re: Storing Yarn?? Mother Hen 08/18/2007 02:03PM
  Re: Storing Yarn?? LI Roe 08/18/2007 03:38PM
  Re: Storing Yarn?? Alex 08/18/2007 08:00PM

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