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There’s no big secret to becoming organized— it’s all in the planning. The process begins with going through what you have, getting rid of what you don’t need, and holding off on buying anything new until you use up what’s left or your remaining stash. I know what you're thinking: that sounds difficult. While getting organized is never a simple thing, it doesn't have to be an overly complicated adventure, as long as you have a plan in place. With AllFreeKnitting's collection of tips and tricks for storing yarn, you'll finally get a handle on that yarn stash that's slowly been taking over the house. And once all of your yarn has a safe and orderly home, you'll always know where to store it as well as where to find it. Pair these organization ideas with the collection of easy knitting patterns located at the back of the eBook and you'll find that dwindling down your yarn stash is also a piece of cake.
If you've ever spent hours searching for the yarn you bought months ago or have found your knitting supplies and knitting notions in an unmanageable state of disarray, then download this free eBook today and start getting organized! With the help of our free Book, A Yarn Hoarder’s Guide to Organization: Knitting Storage Solutions, Simple Knitting Patterns + More!, you’ll discover a list of helpful storage tips, useful tips for beginner knitters and a collection of simple knitting patterns that will help you get the most out of your yarn stash. After reading through the suggestions and tips, you're bound to find an organizational system that works just right for your collection of knitting supplies.
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Tips and Tricks for Beginners
If you're new to knitting or even if you've been knitting for years, chances are that there are still a few tricks you can incorporate into your knitting routine that would make the hobby even more enjoyable. Thanks to more than few reader-submitted tips, we've put together tried-and-true advice from avid knitters just like you that will work together to create the best knitting experience possible. If you've felt any pain or numbness after prolonged knitting sessions, don't miss the article 29 Tips for Avoiding Knitting Related Pain (p. 5). Aside from taking regular breaks to stretch, there are plenty of simple techniques you can implement into your knitting sessions that will leave you feeling relaxed and not strained. If you've been struggling to get your latest piece of lace knitting to look just right, make sure to check out the 22 Tips for Blocking article (p.8). For the traveling knitter who is almost always knitting on the go, we've included a basic traveling guide that includes tips and tricks for knitting on planes. When you download your free copy of the eBook, you'll find all these helpful articles and more that are ideal for knitters of all different skill levels.
Knitting Storage Solutions
As most knitters will tell you, it's incredibly easy to buy new yarn and knitting supplies, even when you don't have specific free knitting patterns in mind. Here's what usually happens: as you walk into a yarn store, a section of yarn catches your eye. Everything about this yarn — the texture, the color, the sheen — resonates with you; it speaks to you; it whispers your name — until you suddenly find six skeins of it in your shopping bag. Before you know it, you've left the shop with three times the amount of yarn you intended on buying. While there's nothing wrong with the powerful draw of inspiration, it does mean that yarn can pile up quite quickly, especially if you're still searching for the right easy knit patterns to use with them. The key is to create a space for everything you've bought. Once the yarn or knitting supplies have an assigned home, you'll know just where they should go each and every time. To help get you started, we've compiled a list of great organizational tips for knitters inside this eBook. You'll find articles on how to store knitting needles, smaller knitting notions and most importantly, how to store and organize your yarn stash. While it's going to take some grunt work in the beginning, the process is definitely worth it in the end when you find yourself easily able to locate the products you need in hardly any time at all.
With spring right around the corner, there's no better time than now to start tackling your unruly yarn stash. With the easy-to-follow tips and tricks in the free eBook, you'll find yourself in a more organized state in just a matter of weeks! While it takes a little time and patience, once you have a system figured out for both your yarn and knitting notions, you'll rest easy knowing each item has a place where it belongs. Just imagine it: what could be better than walking into your craft room and finding yarn neatly stored, labeled and organized by weight? Chances are you'll feel even more inspired to start knitting and creating new wearables for yourself, your friends and your family.
Simple Knitting Patterns: The Littlest Purse Ever
Grab your favorite leftover yarn scraps and use this free knitting pattern to whip up some charming mini bags. What I love most about these purses (aside from their miniature button clasps) is that they're full of versatility. Turn your tiny totes into a keychain for your knitting friends. Add them on top of presents for an extra touch of personality. No matter how you use the The Littlest Purse Ever pattern, it's a simple way to use up some of your yarn stash that hasn't seen the light of day in months.
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Jan 19, 2022
As this e-book seems to be directed to yarn hoarders, I would have expected tips on how to store and find your yarns. Unfortunately, there are just 13 small tips on this issue, less than two pages. And some of them are not even helpful. So I'd like to submit my own tip Make a list (preferably in a spreadsheet program) of all your yarns, including manufacturer, name, composition, making-up (ball, hank, whatever), color (name and number, if applicable), yardage per weight-unit and date of purchase. Then add a column for the place of storage. You will find this very helpful for going through your stash in a minimum of time.
Jan 25, 2022
Great idea! Let me add another column to your spreadsheet the intended project. I have more than a few bundles of yarn that were purchased for a specific project... but I can't remember what it was. (The worst was when a box of yarn arrived, and I had no idea why I ordered it.)
Sep 06, 2021
09 05 2021, the red download link does not work. I have tried to add to patterns, that did not work either, Very frustrating. Other comments from prior years said the same thing, Please fix as this is a bok I really want to read. I use the brave browser.
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Dec 22, 2018
The link to get a copy of the Ebook (A Yarn Hoarders Guide to Organization Knitting Storage Solutions, Simple Knitting Patterns and More Free eBook) is not functional. It goes to a text document that says that no such file is found. Please forward this message to the correct department for a fix. Thanks
Feb 17, 2019
How do I get this ebook in a folder to read?
Feb 17, 2019
Hi barbsrrw, when you click the big red button that says 'click here for the eBook,' it will download. If you are using Chrome, your download will pop open at the bottom of your screen, and you should click the upward-facing arrow button and select 'show in folder.' If you are using Microsoft Edge, a prompt will appear the bottom of your page asking you what you would like to do with your downloaded content. Select the upward-facing arrow next to 'save' and select 'save as,' and from there, you can choose which folder you would like the eBook to download to. If you are using Firefox, a window will show up. Make sure you have the 'save file' radio button selected, and then click 'OK.' After that, select the blue downward facing arrow at the top of your browser, and select the folder next to your downloaded content. This will take you to the folder with the eBook. Please let us know if you still need help or if there is something else that needs explaining. Happy knitting! -Editors of AllFreeKnitting
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