Let’s face it, many of us are living in micro apartments where every square micro-inch of real estate is meticulously planned and double-booked. If you are a knitter/crocheter who collects yarn and lives in such a space, you’ll likely need a portable system for organizing and displaying your stash. On top of that, you need to think about integrating it into your overall home décor while managing the appearance of clutter.
So, I’m always on the lookout for ways to show off my stash in a 500 square foot apartment, while managing clutter AND trying to leave room for my fiancé Ahmed’s hobbies (video games and all the gadgets that come with it). I’ve rearranged our place so many times that Ahmed has had to ask me 2 weeks in a row, “Anna, where do we keep our plates?” Oops.
Here’s a roundup of 5 storage ideas for your yarn & tools: