How do you store your crochet items?
Storing. Unused knitted or crocheted items should be cleaned and stored in closed plastic bags to keep them clean and free of dust. Never store them with items that contain zippers or buttons that can cause damage. To prevent unwanted pests, items can be stored with cedar balls or dried herbs such as lavender and sage.
What can I do with spare yarn?
There are a lot of scrap yarn projects you can choose from for both knitting or crochet including;
- Crochet dishcloths.
- Knitted dishcloths.
- You can make coasters to keep your table’s water ring free.
- Knitted jewelry (earrings, bracelets).
- Headbands for your hair.
How do you keep yarn from unraveling when crocheting?
Take your time – If you take your time, and move extra slow when you crochet, there is no way you can split your yarn. Try working in slow motion for a few stitches and be sure that your yarn is properly under your hook before you pull it. You can speed up, once you get the hang of it.
How do you keep balls of yarn from unrolling?
Wind it into a ball again, however small, and use a hair clip to keep it from unraveling. This will keep it wound and prevent it from becoming tangled if you store it in a box. This is just one way to begin organizing all your yarn and yarn scraps.
Should you wash yarn before crocheting?
It is still a usual practice for crocheters and knitters to buy recycled sweaters and reuse the yarn. It is hygienic to wash them first before turning recycled yarn into new crochet pieces.
What does flogged mean in crochet?
What is Frogging? In fiber arts like knitting and crochet, frogging means to rip out your work. Imagine yourself saying “rip it, rip it, rip it” while you are pulling out several rows or rounds of a project. It sounds similar to the noise a frog makes, right?
How do you store cotton for crocheting?
Store all washed crocheted wearables folded on a closet shelf or in a dresser. Hanging garments stretches them out of shape. Moths like undisturbed dark places, so if you leave your crocheted garments out all year in a closet or dresser you use daily, they are less likely to take up residence!