yarn holder

sorie6December 21, 2008

What do you use to hold your yarn while you crochet or knit? thanks

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I put mine on the couch beside me more often than not. Sometimes I have a canvas bag I keep the project in, and sometimes I use a basket that I lined with bright cotton I glue gunned onto the basket. Bought several baskets after Easter at Michael's for 50% off and use them for yarn and projects.

    Bookmark   December 21, 2008 at 10:45PM
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I have a number of canvas bags of various sizes depending on the size of the knitting project. But I use a gallon size ziplock to keep a small project like a sock or scarf in so I can pop it in my handbag and take with me if I am going somewhere I can knit while there.

    Bookmark   December 21, 2008 at 11:12PM
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I use thread and not yarn, but for thread I saved an old cardboard cone that sewing machine thread came on. My husband built a flat base for it. The thread flows off fairly smoothly if you tilt the thread at an angle. Works best of all I've tried so far.

    Bookmark   December 22, 2008 at 10:29AM
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I wind all my yarn/thread into a ball and place it in a bowl or mug on the floor next to my chair.


    Bookmark   December 25, 2008 at 2:42PM
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