Keeping Up With the Yarnstashians

Stash (noun): An accumulation of yarn – usually kept at home – which includes future projects, impulse buys, prize/gift yarn, yarn we’ve forgotten about, yarn we can’t stop thinking about, and – most of all – no regrets. When it comes to yarn stash, we have a lot of feelings.  “I should use my stash.” […]

How to Reboot Your Yarn Stash

Welp, it’s happened. I officially have too much yarn, and not enough hours in the day in which to knit it all. It was inevitable. But am I here to cry “Uncle!” and announce that I’ll no longer be bringing new yarn babies into the family?  Of course not.  Instead, I’m about to embark on […]

5 Ways to Build a Healthy (& Sensible) Yarn Stash

I fell a little bit out of love with some of my yarn. I didn’t think it was possible! After all, it’s yarn and I’m a knitter. What’s not to love? It didn’t happen overnight. It was a long, slow transition away from colors I wasn’t excited about anymore, single skeins that seemed like a […]

A New Perspective on “More Yarn”

I am (and always have been) a minimalist at heart when it comes to everything but cookbooks and knitting supplies. For whatever reason, I just can’t seem to cut back in those two areas. I use what I have, but I still can’t help but wonder if I’m overdoing it sometimes. If you’ve ever had […]

PSA: There is yarn on my couch

This is a public service announcement: There is yarn in my house. Not just yarn, but visible yarn. It’s where people can see it if they drop by unannounced. Even when I know they’re coming, it might still be there when they arrive because I’m actively using it. Why put it away when I’m going […]