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  1. 36berkeley
    March 12, 2021 @ 5:31 am

    I have mine grouped by fibre, and within that, by brand. Except for sock wool (the stuff for socks, not the weight), which has its own cupboard – eek!

  2. miss agnes
    April 29, 2017 @ 10:27 pm

    My stash is organized by color in clear plastic bins. I love seeing these rainbows. I still have to find a way to organize the remnants, for now they’re in tissue bags by weight, just in case I find the right idea to finish these odds and ends. Great idea to organize by project, when you know exactly what you want done with each skein.

  3. thejoemoose
    April 28, 2017 @ 6:31 am

    Sadly, my stash isn’t organized and instead put hodgepodge in various places around my room and house. I really should organize this weekend…perhaps make another Marley with all that acrylic I have…hm…

  4. cherylcan
    April 27, 2017 @ 6:28 am

    It is so hard to decide what works best in organizing my stash. Recently, I moved from big totes and project bags into smaller clear bins (shoe box sized). This means I can organize by project. The scary thing was realizing how many projects I have on my needles at one time. The great thing is now I can see them all and I just grab a bin that I can work from when I change projects.

  5. Paula @ Spin a Yarn
    April 26, 2017 @ 8:54 am

    I organize mine mostly by weight in gallon size ziploc bags with the weight written on the bag. I have them on the shelves from lightest weight to heaviest. However, I need more storage because all of my recent skeins do not have a home due to not knitting from the stash. I hope to rectify that soon :)

  6. LoriAngela
    April 26, 2017 @ 7:53 am

    I have my stash in different sized bins by weight and still fight the nasty moths. I lately took over my daughter’s room and can have it sorted with the heavier yarns below and the lace weights on top. Large zip locks within the bins help keep sweater and blanket quantities corralled. Just having it all together and visible helps me knit more skeins than I have purchased this year. Now I have a box of dk to hack the Clayquot hat.

  7. smonakey
    April 26, 2017 @ 6:23 am

    My stash is organized a bit more randomly than I’d like it to be, although I do have most of my fingering weight yarns together, & my lace weight yarns in one bin. After that, it sort of falls apart with stuff not well grouped. I do try to keep yarns of the same brand together, but that’s hit or miss too. I have an Excel spreadsheet with most of my yarn in it. It has a column for bin #, but it hasn’t been updated in a while. I’ll have to update it the next time I dig through the stash.

  8. Kimberley
    April 26, 2017 @ 6:22 am

    My stash is organised by weight. I used to have it organised like Emily, by project with the yarn in a bag with a printed copy of the project. BUT, I quickly noticed that would not work as my tastes change and my weight changed and I couldn’t fit in what I had planned. So, I changed it by weight.

  9. Mel
    April 26, 2017 @ 6:19 am

    I love this post, I like to sort the stash for inspiration and tidying purposes every few months, sometimes this trips me up when I go looking in the place something was previously kept but not for long or very often. I like to sort my stash mostly according to type but my types differ, so I have a tub for Madelinetosh and a tub for Bendigo woollen mills so brand specific for those as they can often work together in projects but I also keep my sock yarns that aren’t in those brands in one tub, I also keep my non super wash together as it’s pretty project specific-this started when making woollies for cloth nappies and organic yarn for new babies etc.
    So to recap for a loved and frequent brand I sort by brand, for pretty sock yarn or non super wash they also keep their own segment as they are pretty project specific, I keep cottons and cotton blends in a tub together and I keep undyed skeins in a tub together :0). I so want to pull out my stash but my adult daughter has come back home to stay and so there is no room in which to play in the room the stash is mostly kept :0)