For the most recent SP11 contest in my group, we are too show photographic evidence of our yarn acquisitions.
Some of you out there have your stash in lovely, neat containers, or filed away in some organized system. I, however, am more of the Yarn Harlot camp, in which stash gets crammed just about everywhere to help aid in the illusion that I really don’t have that much yarn. The following photos may lead you to believe otherwise, but I stand by my affirmation that I could use more.
Flashing the Stash, part A: The Living Room
(I’ve added notes in Flickr to some of these photos.)
On the bookcase, the “WIP basket” has quickly and quietly exploded to take over the surrounding shelves. A fair bit of my handspun gravitates here. This is also the area where knitting books, magazines, and printed stuff live.
Yes, that is the yarn stash in the living room.
No, that is not the full extent of the stash.
Yes, next time I will show either the “craft room” (ha!) stash (where fibre things are supposed to live), or perhaps the spinning fibre that’s in the living room.
No, I do not think I have a problem…
Now if you will excuse me, I need to neaten the living room slightly since Kelly is coming to visit (though she, if anyone, will understand the stash!), and then get back to decreasing the stash with my new favourite knit: