See more ideas about Yarn stash, Yarn, Yarn organization. I guess I just like collecting yarn! I salvaged what I could and tossed the rest. ), (If you noticed that I conspicuously left out the top shelf of this closet, you might like to know why. Spinning, felting, etc. I would love to half that before I buy anymore. In the end, my closets and cedar chest looked like this: (I've since done something about the ugly pocket organizers on the door too, but I'll save that for another post. on T-shirts and license plates??? ï»¿Yarn Stash Pmb sources local South African mill spun merino, merino blended and blue faced leicester yarns to hand dye into limited edition cakes of colour. Between digging myself out of what looked like a yarn stash explosion (I was right, it does look worse before it gets better) and dealing with a persnickety computer glitch, the hours slipped away from me.. Now that weâre done weeding out the yarn we no longer want, todayâs task is to update our yarn database and notes about our stash. May 1st in our FLASH YOUR STASH DAY. Care to join the Stash Train? And I have a box of Rowan denim I got on sale and haven't touched. It's confined to a smaller number of bins now. Next, create an inventory of your stash. We also teach awesome classes. Now, go organize your stash! Some of us have shared photos on the thread...called FLASH YOUR STASH! New. I have a lot of yarn, a full inventory and retrieval from the various nooks and crannies balls and skeins are known to hide it revealed enough to fill 5 well stuffed, color coded bins full. My official total is. Hi from a fellow CNY knitter! I inventoried my yarn a year ago or so and at that time I had around 600+ skeins. I think that it depends on how many skeins or how many projects it is that would sway me rather than the yardage (although it is impressive) It could be a small number of lace weight yarns or a whole bunch of socks or 8 or 10 good size projects.....don't you feel better about it thinking of it that way :D, I have 28,000 yards of laceweight alone. :-) Come on over and visit us at www.knittinghelp.com > FORUM. If I can make my 96.5 miles of yarn look tidy, you can do the same with yours! your own Pins on Pinterest (I own a LOT of lace weight yarn.). One of the first materials that Iâve been organizing in my new craft space is my yarn stash. They are begging for release! May 9, 2016 By amanda 1 Comment Only yarn. I own 96.5 miles of yarn. We have to take a good look around our crafting space, sort our yarn stash and supplies into different categories, then find a place to put it all! One of my goals this Fourth of July weekend was to inventory my yarn and I'm happy to say that I have! :), What? I probably have enough for 5-6 pairs of socks. Tips for doing a physical inventory Step 1: Get your stash organized. A whole bunch of yarn ball bands with lengths of yarn tied around them to help me keep track of what each yarn was. Don't forget to sign up for our nifty newsletter! Ever. You can use the keyword search function on the SEARCH page when you want to find them. If you think you have enough, you probably do! How many yards of yarn do I own? I did inventory everything and I have 117,351 yards left. Shop for a large variety of patterns, notions, books, and yarn Email me @ firstname.lastname@example.org for the latest inventory of our unique yarns and fiber. The only time I buy new is when I can't find something to divert. Each time I move I clear out my old stash to make room for new stash. So I thought I would share this handy Yarn Inventory and Project Planner Printable I created to help keep my stash â¦ It made me realize that I do have a huge amount of yarn. This doesn't include the Briggs and Little mitten yarn and the various quantities of hat targeted wools. Convert that to miles: 96.5. How's that? With plenty of space to log brand/colour/weight etc as well as where it was purchased from and how much you have in your "stash", there is also a handy hole next to each listing to attach a sample. What's the average yardage per skein of all of the yarn I own? Ok, maybe some things in my house are more likely to be called well-organized chaos, but my yarn stash ainât one of them! Ought to see what happens to stash when you are also a spinner. Sock yarn, enough for a good 60 pairs. This allows me to quickly calculate fun little things. Conducting a Yarn Stash Inventory Let's see a show of hands: Who collects yarn? Rare is the knitter who just buys one project worth of yarn, knits it completely, then buys more yarn. And now when I pull out a pattern, I know I probably have the yarn to complete it. Giant cup of Diet Coke from the Family Express, iPhone (equipped with Knit Minder; also for taking photos), Battlestar Galactica, the complete series on Blu-Ray (which was an anniversary gift from my husband. Well you can always have garage sales if you need to make more space for more *new* yarns. My queen-sized bed isn't big enough to hold all of it at once, so I went a few boxes or bags at a time. But, the Excel spreadsheet in useful in a different way. Have you ever been knitting or crocheting and need more of that yarn to complete your project but you cannot remember where you purchased the yarn? You've been knitting for 15 years. You know what I'm talking about. Good Luck with keeping it straight. And I don't even remotely feel bad about it. Instead, I really think about it and if it's gone when I go back for it, I know I can have it special ordered or find it online. Do you have a yarn stash that's getting out of control? We currently carry the sweetest selections of yarns, needles, accessories, and books from around the world. i'm lucky enough to have a large Craft room as I need it since I also crochet, weave, spin, sew, needlepoint, and do counted cross stitch. I didn't add up the yards. I'll shut up now!). I've never been that kind of knitter. I donât typically use them for inventory items, but they are great for gifts and personal projects! I do have yarn for several sweaters. Boy do I wish I would have thought to organize my stash years ago. Looking for raw alpaca fiber, roving or yarn? Here are my top 5 favorite ways of organizing your yarn stash: 5: Yarn Holder DIY. I inventoried and made a list of all yarns, colors and number of skeins recently. My official total is 56,700 yards (51,846.48 meters) not including UFO's. While I donât have as many skeins of yarn as some, I do have enough that my cats would have a field day if given half a chance ð While Iâm no yarn hoarder (my husband may think otherwise! It is way easier to sort by columns on a spreadsheet to come up with the yarns that might work for a project than to go diving through bins (though not nearly as fun!). And the bins, we can not forget about the bins. I don't do impulse buying anymore. Honey, as much as you think you have a stash mine would make yours looks silly. Inspired designs on t-shirts, posters, stickers, home decor, and more by independent artists and designers from around the world. You will find us under Knitalongs>Year of the Stash 2007! DH likes to keep track of my stash in miles :). :), After 3 evenings of inventory, I can say that I didn't know I had this much yarn. I know it's all yarn I will use someday. I did an inventory last year and I've updated it as I've bought yarn. Discover (and save!) ), small--for organizing projects to be kept, large--for transporting all the freshly frogged and newly-wound yarn upstairs to join the rest of the stash. Yarn Stash - 3305 4th St SW, Ste 7, Minot, North Dakota 58701 - Rated 5 based on 7 Reviews "Super friendly and helpful. It's confined to a smaller number of bins now. I have Starmore kits waiting, Ebay prizes I couldn't resist, two huge plastic bins of sock yarn and the two giant bins of Noro that I love, but haven't touched. I'm on a yarn diet, but didn't include sock yarn in that... so what am I doing? Do I really want to know? This clever idea came from Chatter Box Jenn. STR, J Knits, Tofutsies, etc. Every time I complete an airing of the stash, I update my inventory in KnitMinder (as I mentioned before) and in an Excel spreadsheet. From yarn cakes to skeins, to yarn braids and everything in between, we've got you covered. Let's see a show of hands: Who collects yarn? But now I sit here in shock at how much yarn I have! It's to the point that I feel liken a yarn hoarder. I won't have to buy yarn for at least a year. We aren't even discussing needlepoint. See more ideas about Yarn stash, Yarn braids, Yarn. But this was ridiculous. You cannot add the Reward New Yarn to the Stash Yarn. Rare is the knitter who just buys one project worth of yarn, knits it completely, then buys more yarn. Title: Knit and Crochet Project Planner Yarn Page 2_Yarn Inventory_littleredwindow Created Date: Ever. But I also include yards/ball and price/ball. (I don't count the leftovers.) I love organizing stuff! I realize that, visually, the cedar chest doesn't show a huge difference. She sais she could never move, and that she should have been a cat with 9 lives to have time to get knit it all up (remeber the song "so many men, so little time? I'm currently at 135 skeins of yarn. $11.46. My husband has his own hobbies and hang-ups, so he knows better (you should see the vacuum tubes and vintage electronics in his project room!). Feel better? 435.25 yards. LOL! I have enough sock yarn for over 70 pairs. Do you always try to keep it in check? Which is awesome....until you start doing some more math--or rather, letting Excel do the math for you. We offer a large variety of yarns and other sewing products for your projects! Ha! Feb 13, 2017 - So many knitting and crocheting yarns, so little time. well, change that for "yarn" in her case)But I'm lucky, I'we got my own private yarn-store with excellent qualities ;-). I know it's all quality yarn that I love. My stash is mainly worsted weight cotton yarn in solid colors, Bernat Handicrafter Cotton, Lily Sugar & Cream and Peaches & Cream, and a few balls of â¦ As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. High quality Yarn Stash gifts and merchandise. 656 full skeins. Got you beat by a long shot. Tie a little piece of yarn onto the card and youâre done. I gave away 3 garbage bags of the acrylic and novelty yarns but I don't think it made much of a difference. It is contained in 20 x 25LB tomato boxes (18x18x24). The first thing that you want to do is get your stash organized â especially if you have NEVER done a physical inventory. I'm with you tho, there's no Red Heart in my stash, it's all quality yarns and sooooo much of it! A few balls of yarn that give you pleasure, if even just to look at, can only be a good thing. Took a long time to come to this point, but now I don't have that little pang of guilt or the big decision as to which yarn to use first. Yeah, I thought so. I know exactly what yarn I have, in what color and how much of each skein. The partial balls that are leftover after you've completed a project. Yikes. It allows you to track, manage, plan, and enjoy your yarn stash. I have a lot of yarn. After you purchase your yarn, snip off a few small pieces, attach it to the card Since my last move a little over a year ago, I finally learned a good lesson. I only buy what I'm actually ready to knit within the next couple months. Now it's easier for me to knit from stash. It's a nice feeling! Do you ever buy yarn for a project and then forget what project you bought it for? It stands for Stash Acquisition Beyond Life Expectancy. I'm trying to find storage bins for under the bed. No, seriously. So, when you start a new project, make use of the âuse stash yarnâ option: Doing this does 2 things: It automatically updates the amount of yarn in your stash; It lists detailed information about your yarn (color, dye lot, purchase date) in your project You can either do this using the stash feature on Ravelry, or write out a hard copy by hand. I could show you my first rudimentary efforts at cataloguing them, but I am too embarrassed, frankly. And the sweater yarn. A bin of unattended leftovers can be worse than a room full of unattended children: I love the challenge of detangling yarn. I've been knitting for 60 years! Yarn Stash Inventory After 3 evenings of inventory, I can say that I didn't know I had this much yarn. While I love digging through my yarn, squishing all the soft goodness, sometimes it is nice to just flip through a binder and see what I have on hand. Free Printable Yarn Stash Inventory This post may contain affiliate links, view our disclosure policy for details. There are only two upper cupboards of fiber. It is too frightening. I thought as we are all trying to use up some of the stuff we already have in our stash I do a round-up of some awesome scrappy yarn /stash busting crochet projects. :-) Our goal is simply this: for every project you knit and finish using Stash Yarn....or every WIP you finish...you earn the privilege of buying New Yarn...with one condition: you knit the new yarn right away. Please tell me you can relate to this mess. I've never been that kind of knitter. South Africa went into Lockdown Level 5 on Thursday 26 March and we are now in Level 1 with more relaxation of the â¦ So, I pulled out EVERYTHING. With this printable you can track all your yarn by brand and type and there is room to record lot number and attach â¦ I have never been in the habit of just picking up wool. I'll deal with those later as well.). And all of my different hobbies have their own stashes, but the yarn is gettitng to a point that is scary! And the baby yarn. :-) Our mission is to become aware of all the beautiful yarns we have acquired and put into what we affecitonately call "Yarn Jail"! Then there's my crochet cotton--more than the local LYS and Michaels combined. ), I did have several colours, weights, â¦ Yarn Inventory for Knitters: Yarn Stash Journal Notebook to Log Yarn Collection [Craft Journals by Georgi] on Amazon.com. Once youâre using the Stash feature, youâll want to keep it up-to-date. Old dogs can learn new tricks! Having a love for crochet can be hard at times when the yarn starts to tangle. Ancient Arts Lascaux Fine $32.00 CAD ... Comfy Cozy Knits STASH-tastic Sock Set $45.50 CAD Custom Woolen Mills - Mule Spinner 1-Ply. FREE SHIPPING ... Bernat Softee Chunky #6 Super Bulky yarn, acrylic, machine wash&dry, soft, 3.5 oz skein, yarn destash/no more inventory BeYarnedBeautiful. It's more of a project inventory than a yarn inventory, that's how I can justify to the husband. I also like to play with beads and am looking for a tatting teacher! Once I started designing in earnest, I needed a better way to organize my yarn stash. You might choose some other form of entertainment while working. And the rest of the wool. I created a Yarn Stash Inventory printable to catalogue my stash (sign up below to get a copy!) We have a thread going over at www.knittinghelp.com FORUM...under Knitalongs>The Year of the Stash 2007. Getting your yarn organized is much like spring cleaning because it takes longer than just a day. LOL!! Check out our inventory destash selection for the very best in unique or custom, ... GREAT value, inventory reduction, de-stash sale! I too won't count my sport weight, worsted, baby etc. I couldn't possibly inventory everything. Or perhaps see a pattern you love at the yarn store but don't remember what you have at home so you end up buying more yarn?! App My Stash: Yarn is part of the app my stash family of personal inventory apps. One of my 101 in 1001 goals is to reduce my yarn stash by 25% which means that I need to use up 12,000 yards of yarn by September 2009. KnitMinder is handy and useful because it's on my iPhone. I don't want to know how many projects I have! Nov 15, 2020 - Colorway inspirations to create alpaca yarns. You and I both know that yarn is extremely addicting. Right now I have over 100,000 yards of yarn and still have to go through the lace and sock bins.It is amazing how those little balls of yarn can add up so quickly without one realizing it. Welcome to the Yarn Stash Pmb online store! What's the average amount I've spent per skein? And I've added quite a bit more since then. I can see what I have, what I've used for past projects, and how I'm planning to use certain yarns. My name is Dollyce and I am a Recovering Serial Stasher! Enter your stash info by main colour category. It is a hoot! you could go on a yarn diet and just knit from your stash if you are concerned by how much there is. But, trust me, it's a huge improvement. To track a colour based on â¦ Here are some signs â¦ Should have counted yards but I didn't think of it at the time. Thatâs right. Is your yarn stash getting out of hand? It's a mess of bags and purses I'm unwilling to part with. I create fields for the standard stuff: yarn name, color, quantity. Yeah, me too!! I had just been shoving yarn in wherever it would fit. Have you ever seen the acronym: S.A.B.L.E. www.AlpacaSunrise.com #alpaca #alpacas #farm #natural fiber #raw fiber #fiber arts #fiber farm #yarn #crocheters #crochet #crochet â¦ I went on a yarn diet a month ago so I've use a bit up. Allison Barnes Yarn Basic Sock $32.00 CAD Ancient Arts Lascaux Fine. Colour categories are set based on a colour wheel divided down to tertiary level colours. Well, if that is you, you are a Serial Stasher! I won't have to buy yarn for at least a year. Sorry to have missed posting an organizing task yesterday. All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. I'm really good about keeping an accurate inventory in. Yarn Inventory for Knitters: Yarn Stash Journal Notebook to Log Yarn â¦ â¦ Life is so bloomin' short. How many full skeins of yarn do I own? Right now all my yarn is in 3 big clear plastic bags - the kind that duvets and pillows come packaged in... HiMy mother has filled up a room, but she has been - and still is - knitting since the 40's... No way to count the yards, sorry, but there is about 15x15 yards with shelves and boxes and... almoust no room to walk. Feb 24, 2020 - Organise your stash (of wool, yarn, embroidery threads, cottons.....) with our Stash Inventory book! wyarn stash inventoryW copyright 2018 Little Red Window Design, littleredwindow.com Dye Lot # of Skeins Length Needle/ Hook Size littleredwindow.com. 169,814 yards of yarn. I have a lot of yarn. ;) (Of course, then there's the sock yarn - enough for around 60 pairs. Then, I opened the bin of "leftovers." For example: sweater-quantities (or project-quantities) of yarn went into individual boxes; most of my fingering weight sock yarn fit into one box. I can't bring myself to get rid of them, so they go into a bin, waiting for the day I come up with some brilliant way to use them. So that tells you how many projects that I have planned...-Holly. The Stash Inventory b . No one I live with gives me a hard time about it. I inventoried my yarn last summer and I've been much better about knitting from stash. Inventory is NOT something that you purchase for a specific finished item. It can be incredibly frustrating. Problem solved! Nov 19, 2016 - Explore Peff Modelski's board "Yarn stash inventory" on Pinterest. Yarn stash inventory record cards and 3 tab dividers. After searching for yarn storage and not wanting to pay the expense of the craft â¦ Here are 6 tips to help you keep your yarn tidy and organized (so you can buy more yarn)! Yeah, I thought so. Doing a yarn inventory was in some ways liberating because now, I know what I have. Buying sock yarns that I've never gotten to use. 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